Best Ultrabooks — The Two Weightier Options (Windows vs Mac)
In terms of ultra-books, I mention two weightier options; one ultra-book with Windows, and one with MacOS. This way you can segregate depending on your operating system preference.
Best Windows ultrabook — Dell XPS 13 9380 BNX38005
The Dell XPS 13 9380 BNX38005 is a very powerful and meaty ultrabook. The 9380 series is the new version of the Dell XPS 13 of the year 2019.
This palmtop is my nomination for Weightier Windows Ultrabook considering of the powerful hardware, the good (multi-touch) screen, the long shower life, and the good portability.
The palmtop is equipped with an Intel Core i7–8565U CPU (1.8–4.8 GHz), Intel UHD Graphics 620 video chip, 16 GB RAM, and a 1TB PCIe SSD.
The PCIe SSD is faster than standard (SATA) SSDs, and ensures that the palmtop starts up very quickly and files will load faster.
With these specifications, this palmtop is suitable for every conceivable merchantry use. For example, this palmtop can handle heavy photo and video editing software.
Its powerful hardware that will moreover save you time with long-term and taxing tasks such as rendering and compiling.
The screen of this palmtop is 13.3 inches in diagonal, and has a 4K resolution : 3840 × 2160. On the 13.3 inch screen, this ensures a very upper pixel density. Due to the high pixel density, the screen is so sharp that it is untellable to see pixels at a normal distance. This is pleasant for the eyes, expressly with long-term, well-matured work.
This palmtop is lightweight and compact, and therefore easy to carry. The palmtop is 30.2 cm wide, 19.9 cm deep, and 1.16 cm thick. The weight is only 1.23 kg. A change compared to the 2018 model is that the webcam is whilom the screen then instead of below. Yet the verge virtually the screen is still fairly thin. Furthermore, the XPS 13 9380 has scrutinizingly the same construction as last year’s model.
This palmtop receives a lot of positive reviews. For example, Engadget.com calls this palmtop the ‘perfect ultraportable’, and this palmtop gets a score of 88/100 on the palmtop review site techradar.com.
The laptopmag.com rates this palmtop with a 8/10, and calls the palmtop “nearly perfect.” This gives this new version a higher score than last year’s Dell XPS 13.
You can buy the Dell XPS 13 9380 BNX398005 online. The price is US$1,129.99 at the time of writing. Hereby you get a 3 year on-site factory warranty. In the event of a problem with your laptop, a Dell repairer will come by to repair your laptop.
Best Apple laptop — MacBook Pro 15 inch with touchbar (MR942N / A )
The MR942N / A is the powerful configuration of a 15-inch MacBook Pro from 2018. This configuration contains the Intel Core i7–8850H , a hexa-core processor (six processor cores) with a clock speed of 2.6 to max 4.3 GHz.
In addition, this MacBook Pro palmtop contains 16 GM RAM, and the AMD Radeon Pro 560X; a defended graphic tweedle with 4 GB video memory.
This palmtop can handle any conceivable productive work, and is very suitable for photo and video editing. This palmtop has 512 GB of SSD storage space for file storage.
his MacBook Pro is moreover equipped with the so-called ‘Touch Bar’, which can remoter facilitate work.
The Touch Bar is a thin, elongated strip of touchscreen whilom the keyboard. Here, various spare keys or sliders can be dynamically displayed.
Certain software, including Adobe Photoshop, has seated uneaten functionality for the Touch Bar. In Photoshop you can select colors with the Touch Bar, or scroll through the editing history.
Since the MacBook pro has a strong focus on photo and video editing, the 15-inch version is a largest nomination than the 13-inch version of the MacBook Pro: a larger screen simply works largest when editing photos and video. The 15 inch screen of this palmtop has a resolution of 2880 × 1800 pixels.
You can read an wide-stretching review and test of this palmtop on Laptopmag.com . The test shows, among other things, that the palmtop has a shower life of 10:21 hours for web browsing over Wi-Fi. This palmtop moreover receives the ‘Editor’s choice’ award.
The 15-inch MacBook Pro with touchbar can be ordered online. The price was $2,399 at the time of writing. You can moreover buy refurbished devices from tech.trade. They offer good selection of MacBooks in working condition. The MacBooks are on sale starting from just £399.00. These laptops are now much cheaper than the original price.