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7 Thin Laptops you want to buy right now [2021] Tecvalue

So you are looking to buy a new laptop, a slim one perhaps. Look no further, because we have an assortment of thin laptops lined up below for your pleasure and convenience, feast your eyes on the specs they have to offer, and we have brought you the best anyone has to offer. So, I don’t want to bore you to bone with the intro, so let’s get to it.

Here you go!

1. ASUS VivoBook Ultra 15 – The Knight of the Night

Well, for our first pick, we got this stunning laptop by ASUS. Now, there many variants of the laptop we show you out there, and this one ain’t no different. 

It has a powerful AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Processor, 2.3 GHz, which they claim, is as powerful as an i7 chip, and with 6 hours of battery life and 15.6-inch LED-backlit Full HD 60Hz Display, you won’t ever have to worry about battery drain or video quality when you binge-watch your favourite series all through the night.

 Pros

  • . Build quality is sturdy
  •   Battery life is good.
  •  Buttery Smooth Visuals
  •  Finger Scan is quite snappy
Product Dimensions23.5 x 36 x 2 cmThickness  – 2cmWeight – 1.8 Kg
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 5 4500U Processor, 2.3 GHz
Display15.6-inch  LED-backlit Full HD  60Hz Display
RAM8GB DDR4 3200MHz 
Battery lifeUp to 6 hours battery life
GraphicsIntegrated AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 Graphics
Storage512GB 

2. ASUS ZenBook 14 – Ultimate Portability

This sleek stallion is as powerful as they come and being very light and extremely slim, this can literally be used anywhere, from coffee shops to commuting on a crowded bus.

They claim to be the world’s thinnest laptops, having only an astounding 13.9 mm thickness, and it houses a powerful 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 with 2.4 GHz of Base Speed, with up to 22 hours of battery life in a single charge.

Pros  

  • The Thunderbolt 4 Charging system is insanely fast.
  • You can control the touchpad / Backlit brightness.
  • The battery is very sustainable and lasts over a day.
  • 2 thunderbolt 4 ports are so rare to find at a similar price.
Product Dimensions20.8 x 31.9 x 1.4 cmThickness  – 1.39 cmWeight – 1.17 Kg
Processor11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7, 2.4 GHz Base Speed, Up to 4.2 GHz Turbo Boost Speed
Display14-inch LED-backlit Full HD IPS-level wide-view technology
RAM8GB LPDDR4X  4267MHz RAM 
Battery lifeUp to 22 hours of battery life
GraphicsIntegrated Intel Iris Xᵉ Graphics
Storage512GB 

3. HP Pavilion (2021)- aka The Beast

This Beast of a laptop comes with an insane amount of potential with 16 GB of RAM and an 11th Gen Intel Core i5 chip to back it all up.

This Thin Laptop is the perfect all-in-all package for people who want the maximum power out of a laptop this sleek and lightweight. Now, this laptop is a battery-drainer, which is expected as it has powerful specs, but it manages to  give out 6 hours of battery life.

It also possess a NVIDIA Graphics card with a dedicated 2 GB of RAM, perfect for hardcore gaming and video-editing.

Pros

  • Great Performance
  • Snappy fingerprint unlocking
  • Smooth User Experience
Product Dimensions36 x 23.4 x 1.8 cm;Thickness  – 1.8 cmWeight – 1.75 Kg
Processor11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 (up to 4.2 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology)
Display15.6 Inch FHD IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit
RAM16 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM 
Battery lifeUp to 6 hours of battery life
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce MX450 (2 GB GDDR5 dedicated)
Storage512GB 

4. ASUS VivoBook 14 – Effortless Productivity

This variant may not be as powerful as it’s big brother, ASUS VivoBook Ultra 15

But it’s more of a better economic option for people who don’t have enough of a budget to go all out on a laptop, and as a plus, it also has an optional choice of an NVIDIA Graphics chip, a good choice for the gamers out there.

It houses a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 Chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 1TB HDD ( optional ) to go along with it. It’s perfect for office uses and college purposes.

Pros

  • Lightning Fast boot-up – (5-6 seconds)
  • Smooth user experience
Product Dimensions21.6 x 32.5 x 2 cmThickness  – 2cm Weight – 1.6 Kg
Processor10th Gen Intel Core i5-1035G1, 1.0 GHz Base Speed, Up to 3.6 GHz Turbo Boost Speed
Display14-inch LED-Backlit LCD, FHD
RAM8GB DDR4 3200MHz
Battery lifeUp to 6 hours of battery life
GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD Graphics
Storage1 TB HDD

5.MI Notebook 14 (IC) –  The Lone Wolf

Now, I know these are kind of the new kids on the block, but they do perform better than their more established Laptop counterparts, especially doing well in the thin laptop category.

Also Read: Top Avita Laptops

This slim stallion possesses 10th gen intel core i5-10210u processor under its hood with an awesome 8 GB DDR4 RAM to amp its performance. It runs for about 10 hours before getting drained out and is a decent choice in the New entry category this year.

Pros

  • Superb Build Quality
  • Excellent Picture Quality
  • Battery Sustainability is quite good
Product Dimensions32.3 x 22.8 x 1.8 cmThickness, 1.8 cmWeight – 1.5 Kg
Processor10th gen intel core i5-10210u processor
Display14-inch LCD, FHD Display
RAM8GB DDR4 2666mhz
Battery lifeUp to 10 hours of battery life
GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD Graphics
Storage512 GB SSD

6.Dell XPS 7390- Dell’s Eco-wise Entry

Although it might be a little pricey, it is worth every penny you spend on this thin laptop, probably because its awesome spec sheet and its portability. It’s got a powerful  10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U Processor, 8GB LPDDR3  and an excellent thin-bezel Infinity Display. It also a fingerprint for better security and 2 USB Thunderbolt 3 for faster power delivery.

Pros 

  • Superb Design Aesthetic
  • Robust build Quality
Product Dimensions19.9 x 30.1 x 1.2 cmThickness, 1.2 cmWeight – 1.3 Kg
Processor10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U Processor
Display13.3” FHD  InfinityEdge Display
RAM8GB LPDDR3 2133MHz
Battery lifeUp to 8 hours of battery life
GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD Graphics with shared graphics memory
Storage512 GB SSD

7. Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 – Seamlessly Smooth

I know many are not particularly a fan of Lenovo’s series of thin laptops, as they get hanged a lot, and are too much of a trouble to handle. The only thing going for them is their ridiculously good batteries, which can stand the test of time.

But this thin laptop, among the Lenovo’s Ultrabook series, the Ideapad, is another story.

It has an AMD Ryzen 7 4700U Processor, paired with 8GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage, with a huge load of optional features, making it the ultimate combination of productivity and entertainment. It gives out crisp visuals with its FHD display and rich audio quality with the Dolby Speakers installed right out the box.

Pros

  • Excellent battery backup
  • Fast Boot-up time
  • Many optional features
Product Dimensions32.1 x 21.1 x 2 cmThickness  – 2 cm Weight – 1.6 Kg
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 4700U Processor
Display14 inch screen with FHD Display | Anti glare technology | IPS Panel Switching | 300 Nits
RAM8GB 
Battery lifeUp to 12 hours of battery life
GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD Graphics
Storage512 GB SDD

Final Take – Tecvalue

Now, the laptops showcased above are not in any particular order, nor are they chosen based on the price or popularity, but performance and specs alone. Please take note that some of the laptops might have gone out of stock by the time you have finished reading this.

Read more: Best laptops Under 60000

Don’t worry, there are many variants of the same company that might have the same specification, or even better ones if you are lucky.

So, Be positive and sail the sea of laptops that are waiting for you out there.

Basim Parapathil

Basim likes to assert himself as the Chandler Bing of Technical writers, which is why you would find him struggling to blend sarcasm and technical stuff. It surprisingly gives out a humorous style targeting the younger spectra of the readers who go through his articles. Basim also dabbles in literature, which is evident in how he expresses (or even exaggerates !) some parts of his technical write-ups. He is also a Google and Microsoft certified Digital Marketer and seems to be well-versed in SEO realms. He is currently pursuing a B.Tech degree in Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering in Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering in Trivandrum, Kerala.

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