10 Best Lightweight Laptop Perfect for Year 2018

Find out best lightweight laptops of 2018 which are less than 1.3kg (3 pounds) in weight.

The time is changed, laptops are becoming thinner and lightweight (with an exception of gaming laptops, because they need powerful GPU to run without any lag). The best advantage of a lightweight laptop is that easy to carry and you don’t feel any burden when you work on it. Also, handling a lighter laptop is comfortable for the woman, for men too.

We have prepared this article by doing a lot of research. We only took some specifications are in this context as laptop weight, screen size and resolution (~13″). RAM (8 GB or more) and SSD (256GB and more) has been taken in context. Also, we considered only latest Intel i5 or i7 processor.

Laptop Name Weight (KG) Screen Size
Samsung Notebook 9 0.8 13.3
LG gram 15Z90 TouchScreen 0.952 13.3
VAIO S Laptop 1.04 13.3
Acer Swift 7 1.1 13.3
Dell Inspiron i7 1.2 13.3
Dell XPS9360-4841SLV 1.27 13.3
Asus Zenbook ux305ua 1.3 13.3
Acer Aspire S 13 1.3 13.3
Samsung 13.3-Inch ATIV Book 9 1.3 13.3
Apple MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A 1.34 13.3

We want to tell you one thing that the lightweight laptop given in this list is not too cheap, most laptops priced at $ 500 or more. You can find the eCommerce store link for each of the laptop listed here, (check the link after the laptop name).

Lightweight Laptops to buy in 2018

Do not settle for something less and never compromise for a good laptop. These laptops are the best rated and are super in both design and specifications. Also, you can easily take them anywhere with you, that’s the main purpose of Lightweight laptops.

Here are the 10 best lightweight laptops for this year.

Samsung Notebook 9

0.8KG | See amazon

Samsung’s laptop is the lightest of all the laptops we’ve seen, so you can easily take it anywhere. The base model is 13.3″ Diagonal Full HD Real View Display with Outdoor Mode (1920×1080), Video HDR and Backlit Keyboard. This also support fast Charging (20-min Charge for 2.1 Hours of Use) or USB-C charging for power on the go and Fingerprint Sensor for Windows 10 Hello to unlock the computer.

  • Display: 13.3″ 1920×1080
  • Processor: Intel i5/i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8/16GB
  • SSD: 256GB

LG GRAM 13/14/15

0.9KG | See Amazon

LG Gram is availabe in 3 size varients, the 13″ model is around 0.9KG (2.1 pound) while 15″ model is 1KG — just about 0.1KG more for a bigger display. In it, you get a 60wh battery which runs for a long time, with the very little bezel on its screen and it is a full HD IPS touch screen display. It has a lot of input options including USB Type C. Talk about the keyboard, there is a back lit keyboard.

  • Display: 13.3″ 1920×1080
  • Processor: Intel i5/i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8/16GB
  • SSD: 256GB/515GB

VAIO S Laptop

1.06 KG | See Amazon

This is a good portable laptop, 2.3 lbs (1.06KG) Vaio makes the cleanest laptop as you won’t find any bloatware. Literally zero bloatware. It amazing to have a brand new stylish computer that only loads the Operating System.

VAIO Z is also an alternative option that features a great design and battery.

  • Display: 13.3″ 1920×1080
  • Processor: Intel i5/i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8GB
  • SSD: 256GB/512GB

Acer Swift 7

1.1KG / Gorilla Glass 4 | See Amazon

It’s about 2.5 pounds (1.1kg) available in 13 inch and 14 inch while it is a non touch device. Unlike others, it comes with three built-in speakers, 2 USB 3.1 port and 1 USB Type C port. The company claims a battery life of 9 hours which get the job done, considering this laptop is too lightweight this does not compromise it’s capability.

  • Display: 13.3″ 1920×1080
  • Processor: Intel tth Gen i5/i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8GB
  • SSD: 256GB

ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH5Q

1.1KG | See Amazon / More Variants

With an whooping screen resolution of 3200×1800, it is an amazing lightweight laptop that is around 1.1 kg or 2.6 lbs. It features a 13.3 inch Quad high definition display with 170 degree viewing angle. The power it gets from is Intel i7-7200 2.5 GHz processor, fortunately, it can boost upto 3.1 GHz. The storage given in this laptop is typical 256GB SSD storage. It’s also come with a fingerprint reader that works with the Windows 10 Hello to unlock this laptop.

  • Display: 13.3″ 3200X1800
  • Processor: Intel 7th Gen i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 256GB

Dell Inspiron i7559-2512BLK

1.27kg | 3200X1800 Resolution | See Amazon

This laptop has an amazing 3200×1800 Screen resolution and despite it’s a touch screen which makes this the best ultrabook that is both lightweight and higher PPI. This Dell Inspiron has an amazing bezel-less display that looks sharp from any angle.

  • Display: 13.3″ 3200X1800
  • Processor: Intel 7th Gen i5/i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8/16GB
  • HDD: 256/512GB

Dell XPS9360-4841SLV

1.27kg | 3200X1800 Resolution | See Amazon

Another Dell laptop with same amazing 3200×1800 Screen resolution and touch screen. It comes with Windows 10 Pro, however an Another Dell laptop which comes with the bezel-less display. The Intel i7 processor powers it with an awesome 3.5 GHz speed.

  • Display: 13.3″ 3200X1800
  • Processor: Intel 7th Gen i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 256GB

Acer Apire S 13

1.3KG | See Amazon

Acer Aspire S 13 is a multi-touch laptop that runs on 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U Processor with a 13.3″ Full HD (1920 x 108) widescreen LED-backlit IPS display. This laptop is around 1.3kg or 2.9 lbs with a 256GB SSD and a Fingerprint reader. Despite it’s thin and lightweight it’s capable to run 13 hours on the battery.

  • Display: 13.3″ 1920X1080
  • Processor: Intel 7th Gen i5/i7,
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 256GB

Samsung 13.3-Inch ATIV Book 9

1.313.3 / 2.9 lbs / Backlit Keyboard | See Amazon

  • Display: 13.3″ 3200 x 1800
  • Processor: Intel Core i7- 6500U
  • OS: Windows 10
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 256GB

Apple MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A

1.3KG | See Amazon

About 3lbs this Apple Macbook is lightweight and offers 5 MP rear camera. It also features a backlit keyboard and Intel HD graphics 6000. The processor is 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost 2.7 GHz) with 3 MB shared L3 cache. It includes a good 8GB LPDDR3 RAM; 128 GB PCIe-based flash storage. However the display quality is moderate with only 1440 x 900 resolution. Unlike others, this runs on Apple’s OS called MAC, and the battery can last 12 hours.

  • Display: 13.3″ 1440×900
  • Processor: Intel 7th Gen i5/i7,
  • OS: Mac OS X
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 128GB

So these were our lightweight laptops picks, perhaps these are not cheap in any terms because each of them runs of Intel i5 or i7 Processor. If you’re buying a laptop and your budget is more than $500, I’ll advice you pick a laptop with At-least i5 Processor and atleast 1920×1080 Resolution. If you need better picture quality check “ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH5Q” (1.1kg) which comes with humongous 3200×1800 Resolution screen.

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