Which is best ultrabook with matte display in 2017?
An ultrabook with matte display has a polarizing layer that reduces unwanted reflected and glare. That is why matte displays are also known as anti-glare screens. An ultrabook with matte display or anti-glare screen is useful if you work in bright environments where there is a lot of glare. It is interesting to note that both glossy and matte ultrabooks make use of same LCD panels and the only difference is the anti-glare coating. An ultrabook with matte display can prevent reflection better so you can see better in bright room, even with super bright bulbs right over your head. The only downside in buying an ultrabook with matte display is that the colors look a bit dull.
A lot of business houses and professionals use ultrabooks with matte displays because they have work in all kind of conditions. Office desktops have very bright environments with rooms outfitted with myriad bulbs. So if you work in an environment that is not extremely bright, you should go for glossy display. This is the very reason why people who do graphic designing, AutoCAD work, Solidworks opt for ultrabooks and laptops with anti glare display. The last thing they would want getting in their way is glare.
One of the reasons why some people buy ultrabook with matte screen is they prefer clarity. Pictures such as formal pictures and black and white images look better. But some people buy glossy ones as they show more vibrant color. They also look a bit crisper and sharper. On other hand, ultrabook having anti-glare display looks smoother and their lower contrast level enhance texture print. Fingerprints are also not as visible. A lot of professionals prefer using it for this very reason.
That being said, here are the best ultrabooks with matte display.
ASUS Vivobook S
If you are looking for an affordable and good-looking ultrabook with matte display, you should definitely check out this Asus laptop. It has latest i7 processor and blazing-fast 128GB SSD paired to 1TB hard disk that make it perfect for your productivity and entertainment needs. It is a large 15” mainstream laptop with full HD resolution which is paired to a roomy keyboard with numberpad for maximum user comfort. The keyboard is backlit as well so you will have no trouble typing in dark. It is also the only laptop on this list to feature a fingerprint reader that adds another layer of protection. This makes it an affordable desktop replacement ultrabook.
| 15.6″ matte FHD display, Intel i7-7500U 2.7GHz, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Windows 10, Fingerprint Sensor, Backlit Keyboard
Acer Aspire 1
Acer Aspire 1 is a cheap, lightweight laptop with matte display. It is for those who are looking for an ultrabook that is great for checking email, web surfing, Youtube and office work. It weighs just 3.64lbs and packs all the standard ports for convenience. We love how Acer was able to pack a full HD display in such a cheap laptop. The keyboard is full size and offers comfortable typing experience. It runs the OS off flash storage which makes everything start near-instantly. Battery life is around 8-hours with normal usage making it ideal for those who are always on the move.
| 14″ anti-glare FHD screen 1920×1080, Intel Celeron N3450 processor, 32GB SSD, 4GB RAM, 3.64lbs, 8-hour battery life
ASUS ZenBook UX330UA
Asus Zenbook UX330UA is a professional ultrabook with matte display. It has ultra slim design and powerful specifications so you are able to get your work done anywhere you go. It is powered by latest Intel kabylake i5 processor that is backed by 256GB SSD and 8GB RAM for smooth multitasking experience. This ultrabook’s keyboard is comfortable, backlit and responsive, thanks to the optimum 1.5mm key travel. The 13.3-inch screen has wide viewing angle and is extremely crisp thanks to full HD resolution. Also onboard are awesome Harman Kardon speakers for excellent sound experience and fingerprint reader for enhanced security. It is the best ultrabook with matte display right now.
| 13.3″ matte FHD display, i5 7200 processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, backlit keyboard, fingerprint reader, Harman Kardon speakers, 2.6lbs
Lenovo Ideapad 510s
Lenovo Ideapad 510s is slim, lightweight and powerful. It is one of the few ultrabook that come with both i7 processor and discrete graphics card. This makes it ideal for doing professional work like graphic designing, solidworks as-well-as gaming. Powering it is the 7th generation i7 processor that brings improved performance, efficiency and battery life. It is incredibly light, about 30% lighter than previous generation. The entire chassis is made of aluminum with a nickel plated logo. Keyboard is backlit and has wide touchpad for supreme comfort. It is an excellent ultrabook with matte display.
| 14 inch full HD matte display, i7-7500u CPU, AMD Radeon R7 GPU, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Harman kardon speakers, backlit keyboard, 3.74lbs
HP EliteBook Folio G1
HP Elitebook Folio is a compact ultrabook with matte display. It comes with state-of-art Intel M5 processor that has large 4MB cache for great multitasking experience. It is ultra light, weighing mere 2.14lbs. Despite being so thin, HP has equipped it with 256GB SSD with built-in encryption, 8GB RAM and backlit keyboard. It feels extremely premium in hand due to its all metal construction.
* 12.5″ (1920×1080) FHD UWVA anti-glare ultra-slim LED-backlit LCD display ( Non-Touch ) with HD Graphics 515
* Intel Core M5-6Y54 Processor (Dual Core 1.1Ghz , 4M Cache, up to 2.70 GHz)
* 256 GB SSD TCG Opal Encryption 2; 8GB DRR3L
* Backlit Keyboard, only 2.14lbs Ultra light weight ; 2 USB Type-C; Intel Wireless-AC 8260 dual band
HP Business 15
HP Business 15 brings affordable gaming and multimedia performance to the table. It comes with quad core AMD processor, Radeon R4 GPU and 500GB hard disk drive. It has all the ports you would need to get your tasks done – without buying any of the pesky adapters. It is the only one on our list that dons a DVD drive.
| 15.6″ HD 1366×768 anti-glare display, AMD A6-7310 CPU, Radeon R4 GPU, 500GB hard disk, 8GB RAM, DVD drive, 4.73lbs