Updated on 4 September 2013 by

The best new netbooks come in a size range 11 inch to 12 inch, have storage in form of faster solid state drives and are affordable. These are not more than a year old and live up to the lightweight design and portability for which netbooks are known.

The top notch netbooks have been launched in past few months by companies namely Apple, Lenovo, Sony, HP, Acer and Asus. These notebooks are configured with the latest fourth generation Intel processors for power efficiency, integrated HD Graphics 4000/4400/5000 for casual gaming performance and up to 8GB RAM for better multitasking. The storage in the latest netbooks have been kept as SSD (solid state drives) for least noise and keeping the laptops lighter.

A segment of the current netbooks include convertibles which can be used in tablet mode as well. These netbooks may have touch screens and flexible design. The top new netbooks are known for their sturdy keyboards which allow comfortable typing and intuitive touchpads for ease of navigation.

The best new netbooks are well suited for basic computing, multimedia, internet surfing and document handling. Below we present our recommendation list of the top rated netbooks of 2013 which is based on the major notebook reviews from across the internet.


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Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Getac V110
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Getac V110
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
$899 - $1,099
$219 - $299
$269 - $427
$3,298 - $4,299
$250 - $470
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Jun 2015
Display Size
11.6 in.
10.1 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
Display
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
10.1 inches, Widescreen, 1280 x 800
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
128 GB, HDD
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
128 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB
4 GB, 4 GB
4 GB
8 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
1.8 GHz, Rockchip RK3288-C
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
2.16 GHz, Intel Atom N2840
Laptop Type
Ultraportable, HDD
General Purpose, Value, Widescreen
Value
Tablet, Business, SSD
Value, Widescreen
Display
28% Positive
72% Negative
63% Positive
37% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
91% Positive
9% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
100% Positive
60% Positive
40% Negative
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
Connectivity
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Performance
66% Positive
34% Negative
37% Positive
63% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
57% Positive
43% Negative
Keypad
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
Storage
100% Negative
Speaker
100% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
100% Positive
80% Positive
20% Negative
Price
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Ease of Use
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
Gaming
100% Negative
100% Negative
Applications
100% Positive
Upgradability
100% Negative

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