- 1 High End Ultrabooks
- 2 Medium Priced Ultrabooks
- 3 Low Priced Ultrabooks
- 4 Best Ultrabook for Graphics
- 5 Best Ultrabook for Gaming
Presenting to you the top ultrabooks of 2015, we’ve handpicked the best ultrabooks for all price ranges whilst ensuring high quality displays, powerful processors to deliver the performance you expect, durability and convenience.
High End Ultrabooks
The durable, carbon fiber constructed new 14″ ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is packed with premium features like an Adaptive Keyboard that changes automatically with apps, RapidCharge battery technology, a patented cooling system and a stunning ThinkPad ColorBurst WQHD display.
Highlights include: 10 point multi-touch screen, 2560 x 1440 high resolution, anti-glare display, dual speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4, dual noise-cancelling HD microphones, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI, 2 USB 3.0 ports, OneLink technology, headphone/mic combo.
The ThinkPad Yoga delivers flexibility like no other ultrabook. Its 12.5″ display rotates 360 degrees to offer four different usage modes: Laptop, Tablet, Tent, and Stand.
With efficient SSD storage, the ThinkPad Yoga has plenty of space for all of your important files, videos, photos, and presentations. And the Lenovo Performance Booster enhances performance by up to five times.
Intel Core i7-4600U 2.1 GHz (Up to 3.3GHz with Turbo Boost) processor and 8GB DDR3 RAM.
The ThinkPad Yoga can handle a lot of tough treatment thanks to its magnesium-alloy frame and scratch and smudge-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass display.
The ThinkPad Yoga’s Active Protection System locks and protects your HDD when it detects sudden movements.
Battery life is 8 hours.
Dell XPS 13 – $1294
The XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7-4510U Processor, Intel HD Graphics 4400, a 1.7GHz Intel Core i7, 256GB solid-state drive, 13.3 inch FHD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 8GB DDR3 RAM.
Typing is very convenient, thanks to the notebook’s generously spaced island keys.
The XPS 13 also has 2 USB 3.0 ports and a Kensington lock.
Battery life is 8.5 hours.
Medium Priced Ultrabooks
The ATIV Book 9 Plus features a 13.3-inch Quad HD+ (3200×1800) high-resolution LED touch screen display that delivers vivid images, sharp text, and true-to-life colors. SuperBright technology provides 350 nits of brightness, allowing you to view pictures, videos, websites, and more in exceptional color and clarity.
This computer comes with Samsung’s SideSync software, which automatically syncs files with your smartphone when you dock it and allows you to copy and paste files from the phone to the computer or vice versa.
The ATIV Book 9 Plus’ 4th generation Intel Core i5 processor provides faster and better performance. The i5 delivers CPU processing 10 to 15 percent more efficient than typical computer processors, along with media processing and 3D rendering that’s two times faster. In addition, the ATIV Book 9 Plus can boot up in as little as 5.9 seconds. It offers 4 GB of system memory and 128 GB of SSD storage.
With a slick design of an aluminum frame wrapping a pearly white plastic encased in Gorilla Glass, a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U (dual-core, 3MB cache, up to 2.6GHz with Turbo Boost) and a 13.3 inch screen with 2560 x 1440 IPS resolution and LED backlit display with 10 finger multi-touch the Acer Aspire is sure to impress. With Intel HD Graphics 4400 and an 8GB DDR3 RAM.
Includes 2 USB 3.0 (1 with power-off charging) ports, 1 HDMI, 1 combo headphone/mic jack, 1 Acer converter port and an SD card reader, not to mention the 1280 x 720 HD webcam.
Also has 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.0 and Intel Wireless Display.
Low Priced Ultrabooks
Extremely lightweight and ultrathin, the U330 Touch is ideal for people on the go. And with cutting-edge features like the latest 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i Series processors and a 10-point multitouch display that allows all 10 fingers to interact with the screen at once, it’s definitely worth buying.
Has a 13.3 inch HD display 16:9 widescreen, 4GB DDR3 memory, 500GB HDD storage & 24GB SSD cache, Intel® 4000 HD graphics, integrated 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Stereo speakers with Dolby® Home Theatre v4 audio enhancement, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI connectors & 2-in-1 card reader.
Also includes an integrated 720p HD webcam.
Battery life is 6 hours.
Combining ultra-portability with a unique design, the 10.1 inches display is held within a thin and lightweight body that’s available in four distinct colors
The HD touchscreen allows you to take full advantage of the Windows 8.1 experience. With actuators that are 5mm in diameter – nearly half as small as Microsoft requires – the screen is 150% more accurate.
Features the latest Intel Baytrail-M N2815 Dual Core processor. This delivers improved performance – for greater lag-free multitasking – while consuming the same amount of power. And with the Asus Super Hybrid Engine II, the amount of power at your disposal will be considerable: Enough to keep the notebook in standby mode for two weeks, with an Instant On resume time of just two seconds.
Also has a USB 3.0 port and an integrated 720 HD camera.
Best Ultrabook for Graphics
The XPS™ 14 Ultrabook™ is designed to deliver exceptionally long battery life, comes with powerful 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ processors in an ultrathin form and is supported by America’s Best Protection.
With up to 11 hours of battery life and a backlit keyboard, the ultra-thin XPS 14 Ultrabook definitely won’t disappoint.
The XPS 14 Ultrabook™ boots up to 33 percent faster than a regular hard drive and resumes in less than 2 seconds. A solid-state drive and Intel® Rapid Start Technology make it possible.
With new Intel® Core™ processors, Windows® 8 and 4GB of memory, the XPS 14 Ultrabook delivers exceptional speed and performance.
With performance-class graphics and a 14″ HD (high-definition) + (900p) display with 400-nit brightness, the XPS 14 Ultrabook delivers astonishingly high quality graphics.
The U2142-CF2 packs a powerful 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5-3317U processor in its body, and has a 1366×768 display with 10-point touch capability and 4GB DDR3 memory expandable up to 16GB.
It can also switch from ultrabook mode to tablet mode. All you need to do is swivel and close.
The battery on this Ultrabook lasts up to 5.5 hours making it a very portable choice.
Best Ultrabook for Gaming
The 13.3-inch Quad HD+ touchscreen display, featuring an incredible 3200 x 1800 resolution that is five times higher than a standard HD display is guaranteed to meet your all of your gaming needs.
With a powerful 4th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, blisteringly fast NVIDIA GTX 840M graphics and state-of-the-art all flash storage, UX303 will ensure speed like no other ultrabook.
Thanks to new power-efficient Intel processors and the exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology that boosts battery life by up to 25% for less demanding tasks, the UX303 delivers up to 8 hours battery life on a single charge.
So the next time you want a laptop so thin and light that you can carry it around without even knowing, with the processing power, high quality display and graphics of a notebook, be sure to pick up an ultrabook! We also review the top tablets of 2015.