Thin and light laptops are the next big tech fad of the season. These handy devices look as sleek as they are sharp in performance terms. Going from Microsoft’s ultrabook to Apple’s MacBook Air, today’s thin laptops have left their predecessors way behind. Looking at the specs of the current breed of ultrabooks, we can rest assured that personal computing has come a long way, and that Moore’s Law is alive and well. The devices listed here are excellent examples of how modern technology is being miniaturised to great effect.

DELL XPS 13

The new Dell XPS 13 is a hybrid that is the first 2-in-1 from Dell to sport an Infinity Edge display. It can fit a 13.3-inch display in the frame of an 11-inch. It also features 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost upto 3 GHz. The hybrid features touchscreen display that rotates 360-degrees, allowing users to utilise it as a tablet also. The other major highlight of the hybrid is its battery life, It sports a 15 hr of battery life. The hybrid is backed by the backed by the 6th Generation Intel Core processors. The 256GB Solid State Drive hard drive is paired with Intel HD Graphics 520 that gives flawless navigational abilities between various apps. It sports two Waves Max Audio Pro tuned speakers, apart from an infrared webcam and a fingerprint reader. Dell XPS 13 is priced at Rs 95,990.

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HP SPECTRE 13

The HP Spectre 13 is engineered in a way that laptop is slim and yet powerful. It’s a eye-catching laptop from pretty much every angle. The gold accents is a bit too ‘blingy’ for some but others will love the design. The build and display quality are equipped with high-end furniture details. It features multiple ports for connecting peripherals and comes with three multi-use USB Type-C ports all support charging, high-speed data transfer, and external displays. On the downside, battery life could have been better and the fan does get noisy during graphics intensive work. HP Spectre is priced at Rs 1,60,000.

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APPLE MACBOOK PRO

Macbook Pro comes with the Retina display with 15.4 inch diagonal screen and LED backlit display with IPS technology. It also comes with 2880×1800 image resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colours. The laptop is powered by 2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor which has a Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz along with 6MB shared L3 cache. The device also comes with 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory and 256GB PCIe-based flash storage. The laptop comes with Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control. Apple Macbook Pro is priced at Rs 1,54,900.

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LENOVO THINKPAD X1 CARBON

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an ultralight laptop that features four layers of carbon-fiber reinforced chassis and a magnesium alloy roll-cage for added strength. The laptop weighs only 1.13 kg and is the smallest ultrabook. The laptop is powered by Intel Core i 7 and comes with 14 inch Anti Glare HD Display. The device comes with Finger Print Reader, new adaptive keyboard which gives a dynamic touch input area that displays a subset of controls depending on the application of being used. The laptop also offers Mini display port, touch pad with track point, stereo and HD camera. The X1 Carbon supports 16 GB of RAM, a 512 GB solid state drive and a 14-inch display. Lenovo thinkpad X1 carbon is priced at Rs 1,80,000.

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HP SPECTRE X360 15

HP spectre X360 15 is the thinnest laptop which weighs only 1.1 kg. X360 15 is made out of Carbon fiber and aluminum and two-tone finish look that gives the device a luxurious look. The design also features durable and scratch resistant edge-to-edge Corning Gorilla Glass 4 display. The laptop comes with the full HD IPS display which gives its users crisp picture and ultra-wide viewing angles experience. HP Audio Boost gives users the maximum volume with outstanding clarity and dynamic sound. It also comes with 360-degree hinge, letting users flip the device according to the comfort. This spectre laptop is powered with hybrid battery as four polymer battery cells are distributed throughout the device in order to maximize the battery capacity in this ultra-thin design, enabling to work longer on a single charge. It also features backlit keyboard and glass trackpad. HP spectre X360 13 is priced at Rs 1,66,610.

Source: www.hp.com

ASUS ZENBOOK 3

The ZenBook 3 is redesigned with an ultra-sleek 11.9mm chassis design that weighs 910g. The laptop delivers exceptional performance with Intel Core i7 processor, powerful quad-speaker audio,16GB of  RAM, up to a 1TB Gen 3 x4 SSD, a next-gen and USB Type-C port. It features high-resolution 12.5-inch display has a wide 72% color range and has an edge-to-edge covering of tough, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 4. ZenBook 3 also has an ground-breaking cooling system featuring the world’s thinnest fan design at just 3mm. ZenBook 3 provides up to 9 hours of battery life for all-day browsing. It features a full-scale backlit keyboard with 19.8mm key pitch. ZenBook 3 is priced at Rs 1,04,990.

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