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Laptops with a display size of 14 inch form a part of midsize notebooks and deliver better performance than netbooks. Currently, these affordable notebooks are also featured in ultraportable category as they are thin and lightweight. The best 14 inch notebooks are designed for business and travel usages because of the high security options and longer battery life offered by them.

For the overall best performance, the 14 inch notebooks should have Intel Core i7 processors, 4GB to 8GB RAM and up to 500 GB HDD storage capacity. The best 14 inch notebooks also come with webcams, speakers and sound cards.

We bring here some highly recommended 14 inch notebooks so that you can save your time and efforts of researching to buy the right system.

Lenovo notebooks:
Running on fast CPUs, Lenovo notebooks score high with the best touchpads and backlit keyboards providing nice typing experience. If you want to have video conferencing, the 14 inch ThinkPad line of laptops from Lenovo own good microphones and webcams for the purpose.

Sony notebooks:
Well known for their excellent battery life, the notebooks from Sony also have good application performance. These notebooks feature touchscreens but being reflective that might not be productive for outdoors.

Asus notebooks:
Asus manufactures 14 inch touch-screen notebooks which are budget-friendly.

Dell notebooks:
The 14 inch Dell notebooks are solidly built but because of the heavy weight you may not like to carry these while traveling. These notebooks from Dell have powerful graphics cards perfect for gaming purpose.

Acer notebooks:
Notebooks from Acer offer good audio output for music, movies and games. Due to longer battery life these 14 inch Acer laptops are ideal for traveling.

Browse All Top 14 inch Notebooks of 2016 »

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Toshiba Satellite Radius 14
Razer Blade (2015)
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (E5450)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
Toshiba Satellite Radius 14
Razer Blade (2015)
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (E5450)
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Aug 2015
Feb 2015
Sep 2015
Apr 2015
Display Size
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
14.0 in.
Display
14 inches, Widescreen, 2560 x 1440
14 inches, Widescreen, 3200 x 1800
14 inches, Widescreen, 1920 x 1080
Hard Drive
256 GB, SSD
500GB , 5,400rpm , Serial ATA
256 GB, SSD
64GB , eMMC
256 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
8 GB
16 GB
8 GB
Operating System
Windows 8.1 Pro
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows 8.1 Pro
Processor
2.3 GHz, Intel Core i5-5300U
2.1-GHz Intel Core i3 5015U
2.6 GHz, Intel Core i7-4720HQ
1.6-GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N3050
2.19 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
Laptop Type
Business, Ultrabook
Gaming, Ultraportable, Gaming Ultraportable
Business

  • The latest Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch is an incredibly thin and light business ultrabook that features a premium design with a 14-inch touch screen and all-day battery life.


  • The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is an excellent business ultraportable, offering strong performance, long battery life and an improved keyboard, all in a svelte and durable design.


  • The Carbon is a good laptop
    in every department and a big improvement over its


  • The Radius 14 is provides fairly strong performance and a rotating touch screen on the cheap, but the design isn't comfortable.


  • For what you pay for it, the Toshiba Radius 14 is hard to beat.


  • The newest Razer Blade boasts impressive features and great performance, making it the ultraportable gaming machine to beat.


  • The Razer Blade is a slim stunner that now packs GeForce GTX 970M graphics, making it a lightweight gaming powerhouse.


  • Whether it's for gaming, multimedia enjoyment, work or all of the above, the Razer Blade is a fantastic choice if you need high performance but don't want to sacrifice mobility to get it.


  • Acer's 14-inch Cloudbook offers decent Windows 10 performance, a good keyboard and chart-topping battery life, all starting at just $199.


  • With the Latitude 14 5000 Series (E5450), Dell delivers the simple thing that most business users are looking for: a laptop that gets things done without slowing you down.


  • The Dell Inspiron 14 5000 is an attractive, 14-inch, touch-screen laptop with solid sound, but it doesn't give you enough for your money.


  • It's difficult to fault the Dell Latitude 14 Rugged Extreme on toughness grounds, thanks to its solid build and first-rate protection for ports and slots. However, day-long battery life is highly desirable for field-based notebooks, and you're unlikely to get that from the entry-level review configuration with the standard 6-cell battery.


Top 5 14 inch notebook of 2016:

  1. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (2015)
  2. Toshiba Satellite Radius 14
  3. Razer Blade (2015)
  4. Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
  5. Dell Latitude 14 5000 Series (E5450)