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Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro vs Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus vs Acer Inspire S7: Top 2014 Ultrabooks

June 30
7:36 AM 2014

Ultrabooks have changed the way people can use computers. This type of computers seeks to reconcile the functionality of desktop computers with the portability and performance of laptops. For consumers looking for the right computing companion, there are several good finds on the market today. 

1.      Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus

-This is a great laptop that has a metal casing and excellent quality. It is just 0.51" thick, and has an incredible 3200 x 1800 resolution touch screen. It runs on an Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz dual core CPU with Intel HD 4400 graphics. It has 4GB RAM, and its SSD drive has 128GB. The 9 Plus has dual band Intel WiFi, Bluetooth, and a webcam. This laptop is Samsung's top of the line Ultrabook and costs around $1,399. 

2.      Acer Inspire S7

-The 2014 version of the Inspire has a wonderful design and great specifications. It has a strong aluminum frame that has a Gorilla Glass 2 frame, an unbelievable touch screen 13.3 inch 2,560 x 1,440 display including a keyboard with elegant electroluminescent lighting. It is only 12.9mm thick becoming the thinnest Ultrabook on the market today. Its specification sheet includes that of core i5 or i7 processors and up to 8 GB of RAM. 

3.      Sony Vaio Pro 13

-This is the first Intel Fourth Generation Haswell Windows 8 Ultrabook in the market. The Vaio Pro 13, at present, is the lightest 13.3" Ultrabook weighing in at a very light 2.34 pounds. The Ultrabook has a full HD Triluminous display with a ten point multi-touch, fourth-gen Intel Core i5 and Intel HD 4400 graphics with i7 CPUs. 

4.      Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

-An Ultrabook that doubles as a tablet, the Yoga 2 Pro has an out of this world 360 degree hinge that allows users to use the Ultrabook as either a laptop or a tablet. It is very versatile, reasonably priced at $1,000, and has a lot of great features. The 2 Pro weighs in at 3.06 pounds, and is thin at the front, following Lenovo's tapered design. 

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