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)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Getac V110
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Getac V110
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
$899 - $1,099
$269 - $427
$3,298 - $4,299
$349
$341 - $758
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Sep 2015
Jul 2015
Display Size
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
Display
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
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
128 GB, SSD
64GB , eMMC
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB
4 GB
8 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Windows 10
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N3050
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
Laptop Type
Ultraportable, HDD
Value
Tablet, Business, SSD
Value
Average Rating
 4.1 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.5 stars
Display
28% Positive
72% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
Connectivity
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
Performance
66% Positive
34% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
25% Positive
75% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative