By definition, a Thin and Light laptop is one that measures under a centimetre in thickness and weighs under 1.5 kilogrammes. We're seeing an increase in the number of Thin and Light laptops sold in India of late. This is partly because more and more Mainstream laptops are encroaching the Thin and Light laptops' territory. More laptops are employing Intel's 8th Gen Core U-series processors and PCIe-based solid-state drives for speed and low power consumption. So, here is our list of India's top Thin and Light laptops.
The Dell XPS 13 is an expensive machine, but none can deny that it has among the best and most iconic display of them all. Wrapped in machined aluminum frame, the Dell XPS offer a very sturdy build. The machine offers more than 10 hours of battery life, which is still a benchmark to beat. Dell recently has updated the specifications as well and now it is rocking a 7th gen Intel processor, offering a similar performance as most of its competitors.
If you're already familiar with the ThinkPad X1 Yoga and are upgrading from last year's model, you may not find much to excite you in this year's model. However, if you're in the market for a convertible business laptop that can double up as a tablet for drawing and note-taking, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga is all you'll need. It has 8th-gen Intel Core series processors, 16GB RAM, and numerous NVMe SSD options. This machine is decked to the gills with clever features and performance is truly top-notch. Its hefty price may cause a pause for thought though.
The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is the very best of Thinkpad in an ultrabook chassis. The laptop combines the iconic design and keyboard, with the best laptop hardware available today. It is available in various configurations featuring Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and is available with touch and non-touch variants. It's a fantastic business-cum-pleasure ultrabooks with a unique design proposition, unlike any other in the market.
The earlier MacBook Air was one of the most affordable and powerful ultrabooks one could buy and while the 2018 MacBook Air continues to be powerful, it is no longer the best value for money device. It is still a great device for work which is guaranteed to last you a few years. It is perfect for watching movies as well, but if you're looking for a photo or video editing machine, this is definitely not it. For everything else, its great.
The Surface Laptop by Microsoft may be a bit old because it released last year, but it's still a great machine. It's perfect for everyday business and personal use. Its keyboard and touchpad setup is perfect for long hours of typing and cursor navigation.
It's hard not to fall in love with the HP Spectre's looks and fall in love we did. Intelligent design and hardware choices means that this device performs just as good as it looks - sporting a metal exterior with gold accents, make it look more like jewellery than a laptop. Powering this beauty are the new 7th gen Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, which are mated with 8GB of RAM. If you're looking for a thin, light, powerful ultrabook to use on the go, in a coffee shop, or inside a boardroom, the HP Spectre will impress every step of the way. Easily one of the best ultrabook we've reviewed this year.
The Acer Swift 5 is the Ultrabook to get if you want a device that's super-light. The Swift 5 weighs only 970g while being a full-fledged laptop in all other respects. On the inside, it has an 8th-gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SATA-based SSD.
The HP Folio G1 is easily one of the best business class ultrabook available today in India. The laptops feels premium and is capable of handling Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Browsing and Web surfing with utmost ease. We just hoped for a little more battery life, but at 7 hours of regular use, this is still good.
Acer have really created quite a stellar device in the Swift 7. It is currently the thinnest laptop available on sale today. It is almost an ideal laptop because it is very thin, light, portable, has good battery life, a decent keyboard and a lovely 1080p display. The only downside is, you only get a Core M processor compared to other powerful devices on this list.
The Asus ZenBook S is a modern machine that's slim and light. It comes with three USB-Cs and a 3.5mm audio jack for wired connectivity and that's it. Inside it, there's an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 512GB PCIe-based SSD. The ErgoLift hinge offers a comfortable typing experience.
Windows 10 Home
Intel Core i7 | 1.8 GHz
512 GB SSD/16GB DDR3
12.9 x 311 x 213
Intel® UHD 620
Here’s the Summary list of Best Thin and Light Laptops in India