The year 2018 also seems quite promising as major players are gearing up to launch ultra-thin portables. Here’s a look into some of the upcoming laptops in India in 2018.
The year 2017 saw the launch of some high-end, trendy and ultra-slim laptops and convertibles for professionals on the go. In fact, it was decidedly the year of Intel’s 8th generation Kaby Lake chipsets. Some of the top-notch notebooks launched in the last couple of months in India include Apple Macbook Pro 13, HP Spectre x360, Dell XPS 13, Asus Vivobook S15, and Acer Swift 3 SF314-51. There are several options in laptops under Rs.60,000 which can be great work companions and also offer amazing entertainment value.
The ZenBook lineup from Asus comprises premium offerings with the focus being on style and portability. Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA sports an aluminum chassis which weighs just 910gm and is quite slim at 1.9mm. The upcoming ZenBook 4 will sport a 14-inch UHD display with resolution of 4200×2400 pixels. It will offer 4GB RAM and an inbuilt storage of 16GB and 12 hours of battery backup. It will come with a 720p webcam.
The sleek and compact XPS 13 is an ultra-portable device, with a bezel-less screen and a rich 1080 pixels display. It is a great performer in terms of speed and a long-lasting battery. The upcoming XPS 14 will come with a 13.3 inches screen size with 3200 x 1800 pixels resolution. It will offer 8GB RAM, internal storage of 16GB and 1TB memory. It will be powered by an Intel processor, bundled with an Iris Graphics 640 GPU. The laptop will also feature a 720p webcam.
Lenovo’s newest Yoga Book has been launched recently in India. This 2-in-1 Convertible Tablet PC is 9.6mm in thickness when closed and 4.05mm at the device’s slimmest edge. The upcoming lightweight model, the Yoga X2, will sport a slim body weighing just 1.5kgs. It will offer a 13-inch display with a high resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels. The device will have 2TB memory and 8GB RAM. Its battery will offer more than 11 hours of backup. X2 will be powered by an Intel i7 processor and come with Intel Iris Graphic cards.
This upcoming model’s predecessor, Swift 7, is a 9.98mm ultrathin laptop weighing merely 1.1kgs. In fact, it is the first laptop offering less than 1cm thickness. This stylish device offers a 13.3-inch full HD IPS display. The Swift 8 will also sport a 13.3-inch display and offer a resolution of 3200×1800 pixels. This model will be powered by a 6th generation Intel i7 processor and will also sport Intel graphic cards. It will weigh 1.5kgs and offer 2TB memory and 8GB RAM. The battery will offer a backup of 10 hours.
This laptop will offer a 15.1-inch UHD display with resolution of 3500×1480 pixels. It will offer 8GB RAM. The battery will provide a backup of 10 hours. The H16 from Omen will also offer Intel Iris graphics on board.