The lightest laptops on the market

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In the previous decade laptops experienced a boom among consumers, although “portable” had little: heavy, large and with an autonomy that left a lot to be desired. Fortunately that time passed and we can find teams to work with anywhere, moving them with one hand and without fear of running out of battery. The laptops that you will see below are the lightest laptops on the market: there are convertibles, with 4K resolution, very powerful … but they all have something in common, none weigh more than 1.5 kilograms.

MacBook 2017: 0.92 Kg

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In the review of the MacBook 2017 it was clear that if there is a word to define it, which is impossible. Repeating the name of the original MacBook, this Ultrabook that does not even reach a kilogram of weight surprises for the longevity of its battery, lightness and power, a fact in which it plays in its favor that Apple design both hardware and software. Its price is 1,400.89 dollars on Amazon, for the configuration of M3 chip and 256 GB SSD.

MACBOOK 2017
SCREEN 12-inch LED and 2304 x 1440 pixels (226 ppi)
SIZE 13.1 x 280.5 x 196.5 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core m3 dual-core 1.2GHz, Intel Core i5 dual-core 1.3GHz or Intel Core i7 dual-core 1.4GHz
GRAPHICS Intel HD 615
DRUMS 41.4 Watt / hour lithium polymer integrated battery
RAM 8 GB
STORAGE 256GB PCIe SSD
WEIGHT 0.92 Kg
OS macOS Sierra
PRICE 1400.89 dollars

LG Gram: 0.96 kg

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In the fall of last year, the LG Gram was introduced, a powerful Ultrabook with a sober but quality design thanks to a magnesium alloy and nanocarbon housing. It was also made in two formats, one of 14 and another of 15.6 inches that slightly exceeds the kilogram of weight.

Something very appreciated in the LG Gram is its great connectivity, very careful to provide a USB-C port, two classic USB 3.0 ports, a microSD slot, headphone output and HDMI port in a space so compact and small. Its price for the most basic configuration is 899.10 dollars.

LG GRAM
SCREEN 13.3″ FHD IPS 1920×1080 pixels.
SIZE 323.4 x 211.8 x 16.5 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5 7200U or Intel Core i7 7500U
GRAPHICS UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS Battery of 60 Wh that according to the manufacturer provides a range of 16.9 hours
RAM 8 GB
STORAGE SSD 512 GB / 256 GB
WEIGHT 0.96 Kg
OS Windows 10 Home
PRICE From 899.10 dollars

Asus ZenBook 3: 1 kg

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A lot has rained since in 2011 Asus launched its first ZenBook and that shows in its latest model, the Asus ZenBook 3. We are in front of an Ultrabook with practically desktop performance, but with an optimal lightness and mobility.

Behind its elegant monobloc aluminum chassis hides an exclusive 40-step treatment to achieve lightness and strength at the same time. Its price is 1,349 dollars for the configuration of 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB SSD and i7 processor.

ASUS ZENBOOK 3
SCREEN 14″ LED backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080)
SIZE 120 x 12.9 x 328 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i7-7500U or Intel Core i5-7200U
GRAPHICS Intel UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS Up to 9 hours of battery life 46 Wh Li-polymer battery with fast charge
RAM 8/16 GB
STORAGE 512 GB / 1 TB PCIe® 3.0 x 4 SSD (3 times faster than the SATA3 SSD) / 256 GB SATA3 SSD
WEIGHT 1 Kg
OS Windows 10
PRICE 1,349 dollars

HP Specter 13 and HP Specter x360: 1.11 and 1.29 kg respectively

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HP has in its catalog of not one, but two Ultrabooks that introduced last fall, the HP Specter 13 and HP Specter x360, both with 4K resolution and eighth generation Intel chips. The difference between the two Ultrabooks is a simple hinge, the allows HP Specter x360 to rotate 360 ​​degrees and be used as a tablet, that is, the x360 is the convertible version of the HP Specter 13.

This design modification is also complemented by a touch screen and compatibility with optical pens. Also, it also makes it somewhat heavier: from the 1.11 kg of the first we go to 1.26 kg of x360. The price of the HP Specter x360 is 1,499 dollars and that of the HP Specter 13 of 1,252.63 dollars.

HP SPECTER 13 and HP SPECTER X360
SCREEN 13.3″ IPS FHD with WLED backlight
SIZE 218 x 13.9 x 306 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5-8250U at 1.6 GHz or i7-8550U
GRAPHICS Intel UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS Lithium-ion battery with 4 cells and 43.7 Wh
RAM 8 GB LPDDR3
STORAGE NVMe PCIe SSD 256 GB
WEIGHT 1.11 and 1.29 Kg
OS Windows 10 Home
PRICE 1,252.53 dollars HP Specter 13 and 1,499 dollars HP Specter x360

Acer Swift 7: 1.12 kg

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The Acer Swift 7 is a very light equipment but due to its specifications it can be used without problems in everyday tasks. With an exquisite design in aluminum with black and gold finishes, it only has one but in this section: edges too big for the current trend.

It also integrates a dedicated graphic card more limited than the rest of the laptops in this article, however it offers 4K. Its price for the configuration of 8 GB of RAM, i5 and SSD of 256 is 941 dollars.

ACER SWIFT 7
SCREEN 13.3″ FHD CrystalBrite IPS LCD with resolution 1920 x 1080 px
SIZE 324.6 x 9.98 x 229.6 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i7-7Y75 or i5 7Y54
GRAPHICS Intel HD 615
DRUMS 2770 mAh Li-Po type, 45 W source
RAM 8 GB
STORAGE SSD 256 GB SATA3
WEIGHT 1.12 Kg
OS Windows 10 Home
PRICE 941 dollars

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon: 1.13 Kg

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You may design devices remember a decade ago, thanks to its simple finishes in black plastic and the edges, but the Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a surprisingly powerful and versatile in its laptop configuration options. Its price on the Lenovo website of 1,659 dollars.

LENOVO THINKPAD X1 CARBON
SCREEN 14″ HDR WQHD with Dolby Vision (2560 x 1440) / WQHD (2560 x 1440 / FHD IPS Touch (1920 x 1080) / FHD IPS (1920 x 1080)
SIZE 323.5 x 217.1 x 15.95
PROCESSOR Intel Core 8th generation vPro / 8th generation Intel Core
GRAPHICS Intel UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS Lithium polymer up to 15 hours 57 Wh integrated, with RapidCharge technology
RAM 8GB / 16GB
STORAGE PCIe SSD OPAL2 TLC 1 TB / SSD PCIe OPAL2 TLC 512 GB / SSD PCIe OPAL2 TLC 256 GB / SSD SATA 128 GB
WEIGHT 113 Kg
OS Windows 10
PRICE From 1,659 dollars

MSI PS42

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Despite its lightness and how fine it is, the MSI PS42 8RB-032ES is a laptop designed specifically for gaming, with a graphics card also indicated for photo editing, video remastering or games. Its casing is made of ultra-light brushed aluminum, with minimal edges to make the most of its dimensions. Its price is 1,049 dollars.

MSI PS42
SCREEN 14″ FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS 72%
SIZE 345 x 245 x 21.8 mm
PROCESSOR Intel® Core i7-8550U
GRAPHICS GeForce® MX150, 2GB GDDR5
DRUMS Lithium polymer 50Wh, up to 10 hours of autonomy
RAM 8GB
STORAGE 512 GB SSD
WEIGHT 1.19 Kg
OS Windows 10 Home
PRICE From 1,049 dollars

Dell XPS 13: 1.23 Kg

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During the past CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Dell presented its Dell XPS 13ultrabook, a laptop that stands out for its compact design, 23% less frames than the previous model, made of aluminum and very light carbon fiber.

Other outstanding features are its 4K resolution and the eighth generation Intel processors they integrate. Its price is 1,400.37 dollars

DELL XPS 13
SCREEN Panel 13.3 LCD. Resolution 1920 x 1080
SIZE 15 x 304 x 200 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5-7200U
GRAPHICS Intel HD 620
DRUMS Up to 22 hours of continuous use in a Full HD model.
RAM 8GB
STORAGE 256GB PCIe SSD
WEIGHT 1,23 Kg
OS Windows 10 Pro
PRICE 1,400.37 dollars

Microsoft Surface Laptop: 1.25 kg

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After the success of its Surface Pro and Surface Book, Microsoft debuts with a laptop of the lifetime, the Surface Laptop that stands out mainly for its design, which reigns minimalism in its aluminum exterior and inside covered by the innovative Alcantara fabric.

A team that by specifications and finishes cannot be reproached anything, except perhaps the absence of USB-C and a screen format of 3:2 that did not convince us too much in our review. Its price in the most basic configuration of 4 GB of RAM, i5 processor and 128 GB SSD is 983.45 dollars.

MICROSOFT SURFACE LAPTOP
SCREEN 13.5-inch PixelSense resolution 2256 x 1504, 3:2 ratio, 201 dpi density
SIZE 14.47 x 308.02 x 223.2 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5-7200U or i7
GRAPHICS Intel UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS Up to 14.5 hours of video playback
RAM 4/8/16 GB
STORAGE 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB SSD
WEIGHT 1,25 Kg
OS Windows 10 Pro
PRICE 983.45 dollars

Xiaomi Mi Air 12: 1.31 kg

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Xiaomi revolutionizes the market with its Xiaomi Mi Air 12 for 609 dollars in Gearbest, a team of just over a kilogram, with a solid hard drive of 256 GB and fingerprint reader. With a design that recalls its counterpart from Apple, both externally and internally, probably the weak point of this Ultrabook is in the quality of its screen.

XIOAMI MI AIR 12
SCREEN 13.3 IPS FHD
SIZE 309 x 211 x 14.8 cm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5-7200U
GRAPHICS Intel HD 620 Graphics
DRUMS 5400mAh, lithium-ion polymer battery
RAM 8 GB
STORAGE 256GB SSD
WEIGHT 1.31 Kg
OS Windows 10 Chinese version
PRICE 609 dollars

Huawei MateBook X Pro: 1.32 Kg

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The Huawei MateBook X Pro was launched during the last MWC 2018, causing a sensation not only for its lightness, but for the elegance of its touch screen with hardly any frames.

The most basic configuration of this Ultrabook can be found at 1,557.89 dollars on Amazon.

HUAWEI MATEBOOK X PRO
SCREEN 13.9-inch touch panel, resolution 3,000 x 2,000px
SIZE 304 x 217 x 14.6 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i7-8550U or i5-8250U
GRAPHICS NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU with 2GB of GDDR5
AUTONOMY 12 hours of video playback
RAM 8 GB / 16 GB
STORAGE 256GB or 512GB SSD
WEIGHT 1.32 Kg
OS Windows 10 Home Signature Home Edition
PRICE From 1,557.89 dollars

Razer Blade Stealth: 1.33 kg

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Razer, one of the benchmark gaming computer brands, launched just a year ago the Razer Blade Stealth, its lightest laptop to date and also the largest screen diagonal, reaching 13.3 inches by reducing its edges 50% In addition, its panel is touch and reaches 4K resolution.

The Razer Blade Stealth gains in mobility due to its lightness, it is more functional due to its bigger screen and it is more powerful thanks to its new generation Intel Core i7 processors. Although its integrated graphics card is not a wonder, you can connect the Razer core external graphics card when you get home.

RAZER BLADE STEALTH
SCREEN 13.3″ QHD +
SIZE 321 x 206 x 13 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i7 – 7500u
GRAPHICS Intel UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS 53.6Wh lithium ion battery
RAM 16 GB
STORAGE SSD 512 GB PCIe
WEIGHT 1.33 Kg
OS Windows 10
PRICE 1,999.14 dollars

Macbook Air: 1.35 Kg

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The MacBook Air has marked a before and after in concept and design within the Ultrabooks. Renovated inside in 2017, although retaining the same aesthetic and lowered its price. Although missing the retina of its older brothers or the versatility of other models, is a great alternative given its price of 879 dollars for the version of 128 GB SSD and i5 processor.

MACBOOK 2017
SCREEN 13.3″ LED Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
SIZE 325 x 227 x 17 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5 dual-core 1.8 GHz or Intel Core i7 dual-core 2.2 GHz
GRAPHICS Intel HD Graphics 6000
DRUMS Lithium polymer 54 watts / hour
RAM 8 GB
STORAGE 256GB PCIe SSD
WEIGHT 1.35 Kg
OS macOS High Sierra
PRICE 879 dollars

Lenovo Yoga 920: 1.37 kg

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The Lenovo Yoga 920 is not a portable to use, but we are in front of a convertible with 4K UHD screen and very attractive digital pen, both for its power and its functionality. Yes, it is the heaviest laptop of our selection. Its price is 1,699 dollars.

LENOVO YOGA 920
SCREEN 4K UHD LCD 13.9 inch multi-touch 10 points
SIZE 323 x 223.5 x 13.95 mm
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5-8250U at 1.6 GHz
GRAPHICS Intel UHD Graphics 620
DRUMS 70 Watt Lithium Polymers
RAM 8GB
STORAGE Samsung 256 GB
WEIGHT 1.23 Kg
OS Windows 10 Home
PRICE 1,400.37 dollars

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