2 August 2013 by

Our list best thin and light laptops have been filtered by those which have the screen sizes lesser than 14.1 inch and weigh less than 4 pound. The features: thin and lightweight, from our list of best notebooks makes them highly portable and convenient to use at any place. Some of the latest convertible notebooks also offer portability as those of tablets through their sleek and lightweight bodies.

Among the current line of products, Macbooks and Ultrabooks offer some of the best performances without missing out the portability. Apart from these two selections, check out for various other laptop models which have been filtered as mentioned above.

Under Apple's Mac line of products, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air offer pretty good performances on 11 inch and 13 inch models running on OS X Mountain Lion. Both of these implement innovative storage technologies for faster file access.

Thin, light and yet powerful MacBook Pro models - have the very high resolution display compared to any other notebook: up to 2560 x 1600 with optional Retina Display. MacBook Pro 13 inch model weigh 3.57 pound.

MacBook Air models are ultra-thin, durable and the 11 inch and 13 inch models weigh 2.38 pound and 2.96 pound respectively.

Retina Display: Retina Display is the Apple's proprietary technology known as the most advanced display screens, which gives you the vibrant, detailed and sharp HD pictures.

Following the MacBooks, Ultrabooks have been emerged as powerful and lightweight notebooks with the technologies for low power processors, faster booting, solid state drives and ultra-thin bodies: from Intel. Some of the best Ultrabooks offer touchscreen interface and convertible options (as a tablet which are detachable screens). Furthermore, Ultrabooks, the best thin and light laptops have screen sizes around 13.3 inch with a resolution of 1366 x 768.

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)


1. Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)    $430

Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA


2. Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA    $349

HP Pavilion x360 13t


3. HP Pavilion x360 13t    $630 - $899

Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)


4. Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)    $250

Acer One


5. Acer One   

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