August 01, 2012
Though ultrabooks haven’t caught on quite as well as PC manufacturers had hoped, they’re still a viable option for consumers and businesses that need a lightweight yet powerful notebook to work on the go. Ideal for professional services, financial services, and healthcare, the ultrabook has found itself to be incredibly useful in niches with high demand for light, portable, Windows-based computing power.
Despite similar strong specs, prices, performance, and battery life can vary wildly between models. While all have their own merits, we’ve compared the top seven 13-inch ultrabooks across three price categories from vendors including Acer, Dell, HP, and Lenovo, to figure out which ultrabooks are the most “ultra” of the bunch.
Note: Prices reflect the specs listed and are current as of the date of publication.