The ultrabook category offers sleek, stylish and powerful laptops and recently we have seen laptop makers really pushing the boundaries. In the past year of so, we finally saw ultrabooks going below 1 centimetre of thickness or weight less than a kilogram. However, not every ultrabook can justify its cost. So, here is our list of the best ultrabooks in India. These ultrabooks offer the best combination of power and portability.
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 10th gen Intel processor, offering a similar performance as most of its competitors.
Powered by Intel's 8th Gen Core i7 CPU along with 16GB RAM, the HP Spectre x360 is one of the most stylish and capable Thin and Light laptops money can buy. The most recent model comes with support 4G LTE connectivity and the HP Active Pen.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7-8565U | 1.8 GHz base frequency, up to 4.6 GHz|
|Memory||:||512 GB SSD/16 GBGB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||30.88 x 21.79 x 1.45 cm|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel UHD 620 graphics|
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.
|Processor||:||8th Gen Intel i5 | NA|
|Memory||:||1.5 TB SSD/16 GBGB NA|
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.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro|
|Display||:||14" (2560 x 1440)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i5-6200U | NA|
|Memory||:||1 TB PCIe NVMe SSD/16GB DDR3|
|Dimension||:||333 x 229 x 17|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD Graphics 520|
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.
|OS||:||Windows 10 S|
|Display||:||13.5" (2256 x 1504)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i5 (7th generation) | NA|
|Memory||:||128 GB SSD/4GB DDR4|
|Dimension||:||308.1 x 223.27 x 14.48|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD Graphics 620|
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.
|OS||:||Windows 7 Professional|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7 | 2.1 Ghz|
|Dimension||:||331 x 226 x 13.2|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD 4400|
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.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Home|
|Display||:||14" (1920 x 1080)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7-8550U | 1.8 GHz|
|Memory||:||512 GB SATA/8GBGB LPDD3|
|Dimension||:||329 x 228 x 14.90|
|Graphics Processor||:||UHD Graphics 620|
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.
|OS||:||Windows 10 Pro 64 bit|
|Display||:||13.3" (1920 x 1080)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7 (7th generation) | 2.7 Ghz upto 3.5 Ghz|
|Memory||:||512 GB SSD/8GB DDR3|
|Dimension||:||325 x 229 x 10.4|
|Graphics Processor||:||Intel HD Graphics|
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.
|OS||:||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Display||:||13.3" (1920 x 1080)|
|Processor||:||Intel Core i5 (7th generation) | 1.2 GHz|
|Memory||:||256 GB SSD/8GB DDR3|
If you are considering something thin, light and reliable, the evergreen MacBook Air can also be one of options. It does not have the best in class hardware or a stellar display, but it can still cream some of the best Ultrabooks in day-to-day tasks. Running on the latest MacOS, the Air also offers a reliable battery and better UI experience.
|Processor||:||Intel Core i7 (7th Gen) | 2.8 GHz|
|Memory||:||256 Flash storage SSD/128GB DDR3|
|Graphics Processor||:||AMD Radeon Pro 555 / Intel HD Graphics 630|
|Dell XPS 13||N/A||₹79900|
|HP Spectre x360||N/A||₹169990|
|Apple MacBook Air||N/A||₹114900|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018)||N/A||₹179890|
|Microsoft Surface Laptop||N/A||₹64000|
|Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon||N/A||₹55999|
|Acer Swift 5||N/A||N/A|
|Acer Swift 7||N/A||₹99999|
|Apple MacBook Air (2017)||N/A||₹64692|
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