2014 is almost completed and it is just two months there to welcome new year. There are so many new laptops released this year from different manufacturers. Some of them have done well and some failed to impress the geeks. Here I am listing best 10 laptops of the year 2014.
Top 10 best laptops of 2014
1. Dell Latitude E7440 Ultrabook
Price : $1,949
Dell is the most popular laptop manufacturing brand and it offers best service and customer support. Dell Latitude E7440’s artistic design won’t drop the jaws. It is the 14 inch laptop with 1080p display comes with the Gorilla Glass touchscreen. It is powered by Dual core Intel i5-4300U processor clocked at 1.9 GHz with 3 MB cache memory. It has 4 GB RAM along with 500 GB serial ATA hard drive. It comes with the comfortable keyboard and responsive touch pad.
2. Alienware 17
Price : $1,900
Alienware 17 is the Dell’s best gaming laptop and the older version of Alienware 18 version. But it is not so old, but it is quite enough and support all kind of games. It is the kind of laptop that most of the gamers admire. It is the 17 inch laptop and features the fourth generation Intel core i7 processor and includes 8 GB RAM expandable to 16 GB and 750 GB hard disk which provides the enough space for gaming. It features awesome graphics and use the most powerful 3 GB Nvidia’s GPU Ge force GTX 780M along with 4 GB of video memory.
3. HP ZBook 15 mobile workstation
Price : $3,158
ZBook 15 from HP is the powerful machine for the professionals on the go and it is a heavy-duty work station in every sense of world. It is the 15 inch laptop with 1080p display which is perfect for movies, games and high end graphics. It is powered by most powerful Intel Core i7-4800MQ processor along with Nvidia Quadro K610M graphics card coupled with 1 GB dedicated Video RAM. It has 16 GB RAM and 500 GB solid state drive.
4. Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
Price : $1,299
XPS is the most powerful series of laptops from Dell and it is powered by Intel Core i5 processor coupled with Intel integrated graphics coprocessor. It is 13 inch laptop with 1920 x 1080 resolution and is protected by Gorilla Glass and a solid, but thin and the light chassis sporting the blend of aluminum, magnesium and carbon fibre. It has 8 GB RAM along with 128 GB solid state drive. The main drawback here is it doesn’t offer good battery and wide selection of I/O ports.
5. Digital Storm Krypton
Price : $2.251
Like regular laptops, Krypton isn’t perfect, but it is a stellar 17-inch gaming laptop which comes for an incredible price. It is powered by powerful Intel Core i7-4810 MQ processor which comes along with Nvidia GTX 880M graphics card with 8 GB dedicated graphics RAM. It comes with 17.3 inch IPS display and has 16 GB RAM with 750 GB hard drive and 256 GB SSD boot drive.
6. Razer Blade 14
Price : $1,999
Razer Blade is one of the best gaming laptop brand and its Blade 14 is the best gaming laptop when it comes to the portability. It has the screen size of 14 inches and which is good for portability. Of course it looks small, but it doesn’t compromises on performance and it features 14 inch display with 1600 x 900 pixels resolution and is powered by 2.2 GHz Intel i7 processor coupled with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB SSD. It features the Nvidia’s Optimus technology and it has the Intel HD graphics integrated for the optimum users. Coming to the battery it gives more battery life when compared to others and it offers more than 8 hours of battery backup. Although it is a gaming laptop it is the best machine for your daily works.
7. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon ultrabook
Price : $1,609
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook is not so stylish and doesn’t win any prizes for its style, but its general design of the ThinkPad series is one of the constraints in the laptop universe. It comes with 14 inch IPS touchscreen with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution and it is so thin and light weight with speedy performance. It is powered by Intel core i5-4300U Dual core processor clocked at 1.9 GHz along with Intel HD 4400 graphics processor. It has 4 GB RAM along with 180 GB solid state drive.
8. Toshiba Portege Z10t
Price : $1,799
Toshiba Protege Z10t is the powerful detachable 2-in-1 hybrid device which sports an 11.6 inch IPS 1080P display. It is powered by powerful Intel Core i7-4610Y processor coupled with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB Solid State Drive. It weighs around three pounds, most of which comes in display. It comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Operating System and is the best device for using as tablet and laptop.
9. Samsung Ativ Book 9
Price : $1,500
Ativ Book 9 is the most beautiful laptop from Samsung and it is just 0.63 inches thick and ultra light and has aluminum chassis. It has 15.6 inch display with 1080p resolution and is powered by Intel Core i5 processor along with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB Solid state drive, which is perfect for the business and casual users. It includes Wolfson WM5102 audio CODEC which is special treat for music lovers.
10. Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Price : $1,299
Surface Pro 3 is very beautiful and powerful too, but this isn’t a laptop atleast technically that’s why we placed it in tenth place. Previous versions of Surface Pro 3 are suffered with few glaring flaws, but it’s large and gorgeous screen, improved kickstand and type cover connection and the ultrabook class processor made it a near perfect blend of portability, productivity and performance. It has 3 variants with i3, i5 and i7 processors and with 4 GB or 8 GB RAM variants and more.