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5 Sleek Ultrabooks You Can Buy in the Philippines




People, especially the road warriors, will always have a soft spot for Ultrabooks. These sleek devices with their ample screen-sizes, thin and light builds, yet powerful internals will always help them get the job done. And if you’re one of those who are on a lookout for one then you might want to check our suggestions below.

Note: List is arranged by price from highest to lowest.

Dell XPS 13

First up is the Dell XPS 13 which boasts an eye-catching 13-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1800) touch display with InfinityEdge, making the display part looks almost borderless. It measures 15mm at its thickest and measures 1.2kg making it easy to lug around. Powering the device is a 6th-gen Intel Core i7-6500U CPU, 8GB RAM, and Windows 10. Price is at Php 82,980. You can watch our video review here.

Dell XPS 13 specs:
13.3-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1800) InfinityEdge touch display
6th-Gen Intel Core i7-6500U CPU
Intel HD Graphics
8GB LPDDR3 RAM
256GB PCIe SSD
720p webcam w/ dual array digital mic
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.1
Miracast
Thunderbolt 3
2x USB 3.0 w/ PowerShare
USB 3.1 Gen 2
Native DisplayPort 1.2
VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, USB-A via Dell Adapter
3-in-1 card reader
Stereo Speakers with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
Noble Lock Slot
Windows 10
56WHr battery
304 (W) x 200 (D) x 9-15 (H) mm
1.2 kg

Lenovo Yoga 900-13

If convertibles are your thing, then the Lenovo Yoga 900-13 should be the one for you. Aside from the 13.3-inch QHD+ display, Intel Core i7-6500U CPU, and 8GB RAM, it features a 360-degree watchband hinge that lets it transform into multiple modes depending on your needs. It is priced at Php 78,984.

Lenovo Yoga 900-13 specs:
13.3-inch QHD+ (3200 x 1800) IPS display
Intel Core i7-6500U CPU
Intel HD Graphics
8GB LPDDR3 RAM
256GB SSD
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.0
2x USB Type-A 3.0
USB Type-C 3.0 w/ video-out
DC-in w/ USB 2.0 function
4-in-1 card reader
Audio combo jack
JBL Stereo Speakers w/ Dolby DS 1.0
1MP 720p webcam
Windows 10
324 x 225 x 14.9
1.3 kg

ASUS ZenBook UX305LA

Next is the ASUS ZenBook UX305LA which is one of the company’s latest offering for this category. It boasts a 13.3-inch QHD+ display, Intel Core i7-5500U CPU, 8GB RAM, Windows 10, and a 14.9mm thin body. It comes in two colors: Aurora Metallic and Obsidian Stone. Price is at Php 64,992. You can read our review here.

ASUS ZenBook UX305LA specs:
13.3-inch 16:9 QHD+ non-touch display
Intel Core i7-5500U CPU
Intel HD Graphics 5500
8GB LPDDR3 RAM
512GB SSD
2-in-1 card reader
HD Webcom
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.0
Combo audio jack
2x USB 3.0
USB 2.0
micro HDMI
Built-in speakers and mic
56Whrs battery
Windows 10
324 x 226 x 14.9 mm
1.3 kg

Apple MacBook (2016)

Apple is not to be left behind with their latest MacBook. It features a 12-inch (2304 x 1440) IPS display, up to Intel Core m5 CPU, 8GB RAM, up to 512GB storage, OS X, USB Type-C port, and a 13.1mm thin body. It comes in four colors: Rose Gold, Space Gray, Gold, and Silver. Price starts at Php 64,990 for the Intel Core m3 with 256GB storage, and Php 79,990 for the Intel Core m5 with 512GB storage.

Apple MacBook (2016) specs:
12-inch (2304 x 1440) IPS display, 16:10
1.1GHz Intel Core m3 CPU
1.2GHz Intel Core m5 CPU
Intel HD Graphics 515
8GB LPDDR3 RAM
256GB, 512GB PCI-e onboard flash storage
WiFi 802.11 ac
Bluetooth 4.0
USB Type-C port
480p FaceTime camera
Stereo speakers
Dual mic
3.5mm headphone jack
41.4-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
OS X El Capitan
280.5 x 196.5 x 13.1 mm
0.92 kg

Acer Aspire S 13

Last, but not the least, is the Acer Aspire S 13. It features a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display, Intel Core i7-6500U CPU, 4GB RAM, and 512GB SSD. Although not as powerful compared to the other laptops listed above, it is the most affordable in the list at Php 54,990 and comes in Pearl White and Obsidian Black colors.

Acer Aspire S 13 specs:
13.3-inch Full HD IPS display
Intel Core i7-6500U CPU
Intel HD Graphics 520
4GB LPDDR3 RAM
512GB SSD
SD card reader
HD Webcam
WiFi 802.11ac
Bluetooth 4.0
Gigabit Ethernet
HDMI w/ HDCP support
USB Type-C, UBS 3.1 Gen 1
2x USB 3.0 ports
2x built-in stereo speakers w/ Dolby Audio
Digital mic
54Wh battery
Windows 10
327 x 228 x 14.58 mm
1.42 kg

And that sums up our list. Got anything to add? Let us know in the comments field below.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    I like the HP Spectre 13.

  2. OLIVER says:

    The ASUS UX305LA Core i7 is actually now just 59,995 in stores. It had a price drop just recently.
    At the same time, the VM590 4K I7 Notebook has been dropped to 44,995 and the i5 to 34,995 making it the cheapest 4K notebooks you can find in the Philippines. Both carry 1TB and GT940M.

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