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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.

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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

With its slim, lightweight chassis, however, the X1 Carbon Touch is a great choice if you travel for work.

Make no mistake; this can at times be a frustrating notebook.

awesome gaming experience

uninspired build quality

poor color reproduction