The best Ultrabooks 2019: the best lightweight laptops reviewed

If you're looking for a slim laptop that won't weigh you down, this is our pick of the best ultrabooks you can buy

While slim and light laptops are far from a new phenomenon in tech, slim and light laptops with enough power for heavy duty stuff like gaming and video editing haven't always been an option.

Now though, the very best ultrabooks you can buy make easy work of the tough stuff, all while looking good too. And who likes compromise, anyway?

We've tested five of the most popular ultrabooks on the market, letting you know what's a hit and what's a miss so you know where to direct your hard-earned cash.

Tech specs

Acer Swift 5 in figures Display: 14in, 1920x1080  Processor: Intel Core i5 • RAM: 8GB RAM • Storage: 250GB SSD • OS: Windows 10 • Dimensions: 329x228x14.9mm, 970g

Tech specs

Razer Blade 15in Advanced in figures Display: 15.6in, 1920x1080 240Hz • Processor: Intel Core i7 • Graphics: Nvidia RTX 208 • RAM: 16GB • Storage: 512GB SSD • OS: Windows 10 • Dimensions: 235x355x17.8mm, 2.03kg

Tech specs

Asus Zenbook Pro 14 in figures Display: 14in, 1920x1080 • Processor: Intel Core i7 • RAM: 8GB • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050 • Storage: 256GB SSD • OS: Windows 10 • Dimensions: 323x225x18mm, 1.6kg

Tech specs

Dell XPS 13 in figures Display: 13.3in, 1920x1080 • Processor: Intel Core i7 • RAM: 8GB  Storage: 256GB SSD • OS: Windows 10 • Dimensions: 302x199x12mm, 1.23kg

Tech specs

Huawei Matebook X Pro in figures Display: 13.9, LCD touchscreen 3000x2000  Processor: 8th Gen Intel Core i5/i7  RAM 8GB/16GB • Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB  OS: Windows 10 • Dimensions: 304x217x14.6mm, 1.3kg