Top Notch Laptops To Buy In 2014

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Top Notch Laptops To Buy In 2014

The laptop market is booming with the awesome deals this year. This is all because of the modern technology which is clearly visible in the upcoming models of the Smartphone devices and tablets. The ultra slim design, high capacity hard disk and the ultra fast processor are making it hard to decide the best laptop model to buy this year.

Let’s have a quick glance on the top 10 hot laptop models of 2014.

[slide_contents][slide_content title=”Apple MacBook Pro 13in With Retina Display” title_right=”$1,199 to $2,599″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Apple-MacBook-Pro-13in-with-Retina-display.jpg”]With awesome reviews and the huge response, mainly from the UK and the USA, the new MacBook Pro is coming with wide 19 inch Retina Display along with an awesome power pack of performance and style. The faster CPU, long battery life and the free Apple software are what define the new Apple MacBook pro 2014 model.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 314 x 219 x 18mm (WDH)
Weight 1.550kg
Travelling weight 1.8kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i5-4288U
RAM capacity 8.00GB
Memory type DDR3L
Screen and video
Screen size 13.3in
Resolution 2560 x 1600
Graphics chipset Intel Iris Graphics 5100
HDMI outputs 1
DisplayPort outputs 2
Drives
Hard disk Apple PCI Express SSD
Networking
Wired adapter speed N/A
802.11a support Yes
802.11b support Yes
802.11g support Yes
802.11 draft-n support Yes
Integrated 3G adapter No
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
Optical S/PDIF audio output ports 1
3.5mm audio jacks 1
SD card reader Yes
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes
Camera megapixel rating 1.0mp
Operating system and software
Operating system Mac OS X 10.5
OS family Mac OS X
Recovery method Recovery partition
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 11hr 4min
Battery life, heavy use 2hr 17min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 58fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.76
Responsiveness score 0.84
Media score 0.82
Multitasking score 0.63

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Microsoft Surface Pro 2″ title_right=”$899″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Microsoft-Surface-Pro-2.jpg”]
Microsoft has targeted the ease of use as the main factor while designing the Surface Pro 2. As a result, it is highly handy, easy to carry and portable device. Also, the powerful CPU and the long battery have added features.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 274 x 13.7 x 173mm (WDH)
Weight 920g
Travelling weight 1.4kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i5-4200U
RAM capacity 4.00GB
Memory type DDR3
Screen and video
Screen size 10.6in
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics chipset Intel HD Graphics 4400
Drives
Battery capacity 42Wh
Networking
Wired adapter speed N/A
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchscreen and touchpad
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes (0.9mp)
Fingerprint reader No
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8.1 Pro
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 9hr 15min
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.61
Responsiveness score 0.66
Media score 0.68
Multitasking score 0.50

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Asus Transformer Book T100″ title_right=”$349.99″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Asus-Transformer-Book-T100.jpg”]
The major attraction of the Transformer Book T1000 is its docking Keyboard that makes it portable laptop as well as the ultra portable tablet once detached. The 10 inch screen size and dynamically versatile form factor are what characterized this awesome gadget.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 263 x 178 (tablet, 171) x 24 (tablet,11mm) (WDH)
Weight 1.070kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Atom Z7340
RAM capacity 2.00GB
Memory type DDR3
Screen and video
Screen size 10.1in
Resolution 1366 x 768
HDMI outputs Yes
Drives
Capacity 32GB
Networking
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchpad, Touchscreen
Audio chipset Realtek I2S
Speaker location tablet, bottom edge
Integrated Microphone Yes
Integrated Webcam? Yes (1.2mp)
TPM Yes
Fingerprint reader No
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8.1 32-bit
OS family Windows 8
Software supplied Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 8hr 49min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 20fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.32
Responsiveness score 0.44
Media score 0.35
Multitasking score 0.18

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus” title_right=”$1,399.99″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Samsung-Ativ-Book-9-Plus.jpg”]
Samsung is not behind giving the ultra sleek and compact surfing book to the modern generation. The laptop is really thin and comes with ultra HD multi touch display. This is what makes the ATIV Book 9 unique than any other in the market.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 319 x 222 x 17mm (WDH)
Weight 1.400kg
Travelling weight 1.8kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i5-4200U
RAM capacity 4.00GB
Memory type DDR3
Screen and video
Screen size 13.3in
Resolution 3200 x 1600
Graphics chipset Intel HD Graphics 4400
VGA (D-SUB) outputs 1 (via optional adapter)
HDMI outputs Yes
Networking
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Integrated 3G adapter No
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchpad
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes
Fingerprint reader No
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8 64-bit
OS family Windows 8
Recovery method Recovery disc
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 8hr 3min
Battery life, heavy use 2hr 28min
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.64
Responsiveness score 0.74
Media score 0.67
Multitasking score 0.51

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 2 Pro” title_right=”$1,249″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Lenovo-IdeaPad-Yoga-2-Pro.jpg”]
As the name suggests, the IdeaPad is really designed for giving shape to the innovative ideas. The ultra fast GPU and CPU combination along with powerful Core processor makes it ultra swift laptop in small budget range along with gorgeously stunning graphics.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 330 x 220 x 16mm (WDH)
Weight 1.390kg
Travelling weight 1.8kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i5-4200U
RAM capacity 4.00GB
Memory type DDR3L
Screen and video
Resolution 3200 x 1800
Graphics chipset Intel HD Graphics 4400
HDMI outputs Yes
Networking
WLAN support Yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchpad/Touchscreen
Hardware volume control? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes (0.9mp)
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8.1 Pro
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 7hr 50min
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.59
Responsiveness score 0.62
Media score 0.67
Multitasking score 0.47

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Sony VAIO Pro 13″ title_right=”$1,149.99 – $ 2,199.99″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Sony-VAIO-Pro-13.jpg”]
Vaio Pro is known for its glamorous form factor making it highly stunning for the modern use. This is designed keeping in the mind the modern generation and has been optimized for their needs. Long lasting battery and amazing graphics are what makes it special.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 322 x 216 x 18mm (WDH)
Weight 1.050kg
Travelling weight 1.5kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i5-4200
RAM capacity 4.00GB
Screen and video
Screen size 13.0in
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics chipset Intel HD Graphics 4400
HDMI outputs Yes
Networking
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks 1
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchpad
Audio chipset Realtek 8112L
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes
Fingerprint reader No
Smartcard reader No
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8 64-bit
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 10hr 32min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 39fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.62
Responsiveness score 0.81
Media score 0.66
Multitasking score 0.38

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Dell XPS 12″ title_right=”N/A” image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Dell-XPS-12.jpg”]
Dell has been known for power and performance. But, this XPS 12 is made with sleek futuristic design. It has a cool convertible screen with quick flip feature to switch over the tablet as well as a laptop with detaching the keyboard.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 317 x 214 x 22mm (WDH)
Weight 1.510kg
Travelling weight 1.8kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i7-4500U
RAM capacity 8.00GB
Memory type DDR3L-RS
Screen and video
Screen size 12.5in
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics chipset Intel HD Graphics 4400
DisplayPort outputs Yes
Drives
Capacity 256GB
Hard disk Liteon
Networking
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes
SD card reader No
Pointing device type Touchpad, touchscreen
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes (0.9mp)
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8 64-bit
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 12hr 41min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 52fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.68
Responsiveness score 0.72
Media score 0.76
Multitasking score 0.55

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Samsung Series 7 Ultra NP740U3E” title_right=”£1007.50″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Samsung-Series-7-Ultra.jpg”]
The series 7 Ultra is a complete multimedia laptop, designed with the conventional style with powerful look. The model is integrated with faster processor and the GPU along with HD display for enjoying games, movies and music.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 324 x 224 x 22mm (WDH)
Weight 1.600kg
Travelling weight 1.9kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i5-3337U
RAM capacity 6.00GB
Memory type DDR3
Screen and video
Screen size 13.3in
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics chipset AMD Radeon HD 8570M
HDMI outputs Yes
Drives
Capacity 128GB
Hard disk usable capacity 119GB
Hard disk LiteOn SSD
Networking
Wired adapter speed 1,000Mbits/sec
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
USB ports (downstream) 2
3.5mm audio jacks 1
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchpad
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes
Fingerprint reader No
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8 64-bit
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 8hr 38min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 60fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.66
Responsiveness score 0.80
Media score 0.69
Multitasking score 0.50

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Asus N550JV” title_right=”$1,058″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Asus-N550JV.jpg”]
Asus had made a firm brand recognition for the fully featured design, packing all features in one. The N550JV is one such laptop from Asus. Equipped with powerful quad speaker for powerful sound and the stunning display make it perfect playing games and enjoying multimedia. The IPS screen gives the wide angle view, giving perfect movie watching experience.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 380 x 255 x 31mm (WDH)
Weight 2.700kg
Travelling weight 3.1kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i7-4700HQ
RAM capacity 8.00GB
Memory type DDR3
Screen and video
Screen size 15.6in
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics chipset Nvidia GeForce GT 750M
VGA (D-SUB) outputs Yes
HDMI outputs Yes
Drives
Capacity 1.00TB
Spindle speed 5,400RPM
Optical disc technology Blu-ray reader
Networking
Wired adapter speed 1,000Mbits/sec
WLAN support Yes (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes (2 pins)
Pointing device type Touchpad, touchscreen
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes (0.9mp)
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8 64-bit
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 7hr 8min
Battery life, heavy use 1hr 15min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 85fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.86
Responsiveness score 0.70
Media score 0.96
Multitasking score 0.92

[/slide_content][slide_content title=”Samsung Series 7 Chronos 780Z5E” title_right=”£1,966.98″ image_url=”http://files.glanceworld.com/2014/02/Samsung-Series-7-Chronos.jpg”]
The Series 7 Chronos 780Z5E is full of all the amazing features that a person would like to have in its personal laptop. The mighty form factor, no fake style (durable), good power saving, strong processing power, swift CPU and much more. The only thing is that it is not light weight as compared to other modern tab-tops.

Physical specifications
Dimensions 376 x 250 x 30mm (WDH)
Weight 2.500kg
Travelling weight 2.9kg
Processor and memory
Processor Intel Core i7-3635QM
RAM capacity 8.00GB
Memory type DDR3
Screen and video
Screen size 15.6in
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Graphics chipset AMD Radeon HD 8870M
VGA (D-SUB) outputs Yes
HDMI outputs Yes
Drives
Capacity 1.00TB
Hard disk usable capacity 931GB
Networking
Wired adapter speed 1,000Mbits/sec
WLAN support Yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11 draft-n)
Bluetooth support Yes
Other Features
3.5mm audio jacks Yes (2 pins)
SD card reader Yes
Pointing device type Touchpad
Integrated microphone? Yes
Integrated webcam? Yes
Fingerprint reader No
Smartcard reader No
Operating system and software
Operating system Windows 8 64-bit
OS family Windows 8
Battery and performance tests
Battery life, light use 8hr 36min
3D performance (crysis) low settings 88fps
3D performance setting Low
Overall Real World Benchmark score 0.90
Responsiveness score 0.87
Media score 0.94
Multitasking score 0.89

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All above laptops model are perfect to be purchased this year. The choice of the model depends upon the requirement and purpose of the laptop. Hence, it is difficult to conclude any one of the above model as the best one.

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  1. Thanks Furqan for sharing this in depth information with up we hop that you will also share that kind of information in future. Now a days I am searching about some old laptop information if you found some where or you have kindly share with me

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