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Notebookcheck's Top 10 Ultrabooks

Staff, 05/22/2017

September 2017 update. Here you will find the best Ultrabooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the past few months. Our list of top models is regularly updated, maintained and commented on and should assist in purchasing decisions.

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At the beginning of 2011 Intel initiated a new class of notebooks, the Ultrabooks. Notebook manufacturers could use the protected designation "Ultrabook" if they met certain criteria, for example the CPU (Intel Haswell ULV), battery runtime (6 hours FHD playback) and dimensions (<21 mm/~0.86 in). Therefore, this notebook class consists of mainly highly mobile devices with slim cases and yet decent performance (Core i processors) for almost every display size. The latest versions also integrate a touchscreen. Some of our review samples did not have a touch panel, in which case there are also configurations with an optional touchscreen. Since there could be different ratings with optional touchscreens, the corresponding devices are marked accordingly.

The following table shows an overview of the Top 10 Ultrabooks reviewed by Notebookcheck in the previous 10 months. If the ratings are equal, the latest review is listed first. The table can be sorted by clicking on its headers and filtered by entering text in the text field above it (e.g. "matte" or "touch").

Top 10 Ultrabooks as of September 2017

Pos.RatingDateImageModelWeightHeightSizeResolutionScreenBest Price
190%06/2016HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EAHP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
Intel Core m5-6Y54
Intel HD Graphics 515
8 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
979 g12.4 mm12.5"1920x1080matte
289%04/2016Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGELenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
Intel Core i7-6500U
Intel HD Graphics 520
8 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
1.2 kg16.5 mm14"2560x1440matte
388%06/2017
New!
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
Intel Core i7-7600U
Intel HD Graphics 620
16 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
1 kg15.9 mm13.3"1920x1080matte
488%08/2016HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EAHP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
Intel Core m7-6Y75
Intel HD Graphics 515
16 GB Memory, 512 GB SSD
1.2 kg15.7 mm13.3"3200x1800glossy
588%08/2017
New!
Fujitsu LifeBook U937Fujitsu LifeBook U937
Intel Core i5-7200U
Intel HD Graphics 620
8 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
950 g15.5 mm13.3"1920x1080matte
687%10/2016Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
Intel Core i7-7500U
Intel HD Graphics 620
8 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
1.3 kg15 mm13.3"3200x1800glossy
787%05/2016Dell Latitude 13 7370Dell Latitude 13 7370
Intel Core m5-6Y57
Intel HD Graphics 515
8 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
1.2 kg14.3 mm13.3"1920x1080matte
887%08/2017
New!
Toshiba Tecra X40-DToshiba Tecra X40-D
Intel Core i7-7600U
Intel HD Graphics 620
16 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
1.3 kg17 mm14"1920x1080matte
987%03/2017Fujitsu LifeBook U747Fujitsu LifeBook U747
Intel Core i5-7200U
Intel HD Graphics 620
8 GB Memory, 256 GB SSD
1.4 kg19 mm14"1920x1080matte
1085%06/2017
New!
Microsoft Surface LaptopMicrosoft Surface Laptop
Intel Core i5-7200U
Intel HD Graphics 620
4 GB Memory, 128 GB SSD
1.3 kg14.5 mm13.5"2256x1504glossy

Editors' Comments

Currently touch panels are being more often used in convertibles. That is, many of the slim subnotebooks of the previous months are not available as touch variants.

1st

Superslim: HP EliteBook Folio G1
Superslim: HP EliteBook Folio G1

With the EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA (see review), HP has created a slim, passively cooled business subnotebook, which is great for productive work. Hence, the EliteBook Folio G1 can achieve the rare "Very Good" rating. The tester praised its keyboard, its display with strong colors, and system performance after two weeks of productive use. The latter might be surprising, since passively cooled Core m CPUs used to throttle more or less heavily up to now, which means that the clock rate of the SoC falls significantly during prolonged load. Although this is also true for the EliteBook Folio G1, it is only during prolonged load and not during short load peaks. It is fun to work with the Full HD panel. While it is not extraordinarily bright, it delivers a contrast of just over 1.000:1.

The HP EliteBook Folio G1 is a very good device, but you should be aware of its limitations. If you are looking for an extremely mobile device and do not want to give up silent operation and a great keyboard, there is no reason why you should not get this notebook.

Not everybody will like the high price. Furthermore, the device that is priced at  about 1500 Euros (~$1678) has also some disadvantages: The connectivity is very limited and there is not even an adapter to USB-A included. The hinge is not stiff enough and the ClickPad has some problems with inputs (tapping). While competitors such as the new Dell Latitude 12 E7270 are significantly heavier, they feature a standard 15-watt chip and definitely more interfaces. If these aspects and the maintenance are important for productivity, you should consider the Latitude 12 E7270, the EliteBook 1030 G1 or the ThinkPad X260. Unfortunately, only configurations of the Dell priced 1400 Euros (~$1566) and over offer QHD+ resolution.

Pricecompare

EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA

2nd

lightweight: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon
lightweight: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon G4 2016 (see review) occupies a higher position than the T460s in Lenovo's business lineup, which is no longer in the ranking. The buyer probably gets the lightest notebook of its category (just under 1.2 kg/~2.6 lb) for a steep entry level price of over 1500 Euros (~$1710) but has to accept a few compromises: While the Carbon impresses with many features, users cannot even upgrade the RAM themselves. Moreover, some customers might wish for a fully-fledged SD card reader and a native LAN port (adapter required). Because of these limitations, the slightly less crisp keyboard and slightly teetering display hinges, we would rather recommend the sibling from the T series.

Despite slim design, the user hardly needs bother about limitations in performance, connectivity, or emissions.

Nevertheless, the X1 Carbon is certainly attractive and performs well to very well in almost all aspects. In terms of battery life, touchpad, and display, it is slightly better than the T460s. Unlike the predecessor, the WQHD version is not available with touchscreen.

Pricecompare

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE

3rd

Featherweight champion: Toshiba Portege X30-D
Featherweight champion: Toshiba Portege X30-D

With only 1043 gram, the 13-inch Toshiba Portege X30 (see review) is a featherweight in its category. Nevertheless, it features powerful components with the Core i7-7600U, 16 GB of RAM, 256 GB SSD and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.

On the whole, the Toshiba Portégé X30 is an excellent notebook for road warriors and business people who constantly travel. The good I/O loadout, beautiful screen, and well-made chassis are high points.

Unfortunately, performance is a weak point. The i7-7600U falls behind its potential. The user will not notice this during everyday use, but only in CPU intensive programs. The tester praised its high-end materials, solid chassis, display with accurate colors, and low waste heat. The fast fingerprint and retina scanner are special highlights.

Other quibbles include the mediocre keyboard and the frustrating layout of the special keys as well as the fingerprint-prone finish of the device's body.

Competitors are the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, Dell XPS 13, and Fujitsu Lifebook U937 in the 15 Watt range. The XPS 13 with Full HD display (matte) is significantly cheaper, the X1 Carbon costs more. The Portege X30-D starts from 1500 Euros.

Pricecompare

Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)

4th

fanless: HP EliteBook 1030 G1
fanless: HP EliteBook 1030 G1

In the EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA (see review), HP uses a fanless approach and convinces the tester with the best system performance. Furthermore, the input devices are excellent and the IPS display is bright with beautiful colors. This sounds as if it would be a thoroughly well-made work device - and that is what it actually is. However, we did not like the slightly short battery life of 5 to 6 hours and the limited maintenance that much. The upcoming Full HD sibling might reach better battery runtimes. The test model uses QHD+ resolution, which usually requires more energy.

The notebook is among the best devices in terms of quality and can particularly convince with its build quality, the keyboard, and the display. The application performance is also pretty good, despite the mentioned limitations, since HP has managed a good compromise between performance and heat development thanks to clever TDP and temperature limits.

The high price of 1500 to 2000 Euros (~$1710 to ~$2237) is steep. However, comparable competitors such as the ThinkPad X260 or the Latitude 12 are not really cheap either. The latter offers better expandability and a DisplayPort, which is only available in the 1030 G1 via dock. The Acer TravelMate X3 X349-M-7261 (84%, not in the top list) is cheaper. The 14-incher, priced at just under 1050 Euros (~$1175) features Type-C-USB and a 512 GB SSD.

Pricecompare

EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA

5th

Security Business: Fujitsu LifeBook U937
Security Business: Fujitsu LifeBook U937
Editors Choice Award im August 2017: LifeBook U937
Editors Choice Award im August 2017: LifeBook U937

Certainly, the LifeBook U937 from Fujitsu is expensive for 1500 Euros, but it is also special. The special features are not the SoC or the SSD, which is almost unreasonably small in view of the price class, but the security features - Smartcard, Fingerprint and TPM 2.0 in particular.

For just under $1500, you will get a very small and probably the lightest business notebook with a lot of security features, a good battery runtime and a bright display. We would definitely recommend the U937. It only has a few minor weaknesses and performs brilliantly in many respects.

The pro list is quite long and even includes easy maintenance. Moreover, the tester praised the premium display for its brightness and high color coverage. The battery life of 10:54 hours is excellent. Only the Dell XPS 13 can keep up with the Fujitsu in this respect. Complaints are the slightly inhomogeneous brightness distribution and the small, whirring fan (under load). The complaints are small in view of the pros however. Hence, we assigned the Editor's Choice Award to the Fujitsu LifeBook U937 in August 2017.

 

Pricecompare

LifeBook U937

6th

familiar device: XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
familiar device: XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7

Dell's XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7 (see review)Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7-7500U Notebook Review is the Kaby Lake update of the 9350 from late 2015. The XPS 13-9350 2016 (see review) already ranked very high in the subnotebook and Ultrabook charts. Look and connectivity have remained unchanged. In addition, the excellent panel, which optionally supports touch input in 2017, has also remained the same. The metal case with a flawless build quality and Infinity Edge display with a slim profile are still impressive.

The bright display is available as anti-glare 1080p variant and as Touch QHD+ (4K) with glare surface. Good colors (89% sRGB @QHD+) and an extremely high contrast of 1500:1 delight the eye. The performance is higher than what is to be expected from a very slim subnotebook nowadays. The system does not throttle under high load (stress test) and the NVMe PCIe SSD copies even faster than SSDs do.

The FHD+-i5 variant of the XPS 13 is represented in our top list. We also had the i7 version with QHD under review. Both variants have a Type-C USB-3.0 port with Thunderbolt and an NVMe SSD in common.

Buyers willing to pay a bit more for the Kaby Lake XPS 13 will find slightly faster performance and better battery life. Otherwise, the outgoing Skylake XPS 13 will give an almost identical experience for less.

Those who are looking for a perfect work device with high versatility should consider the Dell Latitude 12 E7270, the EliteBook 1030 G1 or the ThinkPad X260 (see review). The X260 starts from about 1300 Euros (~$1454; HD panel).

Pricecompare

XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7

7th

fanless: Latitude 13 7370
fanless: Latitude 13 7370

The Dell Latitude 13 7370 (see review) is a fanless 13-incher. Unlike the MacBook 12, not only can the Latitude 13 shine in terms of mobility and emissions, but also brings considerable features. Among others, the test model came with a Full HD display with IPS technology, 8 GB of RAM and a fast PCIe SSD. However, Dell charges a high price. The base model with Core m5-6Y57 costs a steep 2200 Euros (~$2469).

The competition in this Top 10 is the 12-inch ThinkPad X260, which is offered with matte non-touch display and a glossy touchscreen. The x260 tends to be cheaper, although it delivers a higher performance with the 15-watt SoC. However, only Core m5 variants of the Latitude 13 are fanless. The almost frameless display resembles the quality of the excellent XPS 13 2016. This is unfortunately also true for the disadvantages.

Dell has basically incorporated a very good panel with high brightness potential, which, however, is not always available due to automatic brightness and contrast control.

The Latitude 13 7370 impresses with flawless build quality, excellent stability, and crisp input devices. The performance of the Core m platform is appropriately scaled: The 13-incher copes just as well with short load peaks as competitors with active cooling. The clock rates first fall noticeably during permanent load, which should only seldom occur during everyday office use.

Pricecompare

Latitude 13 7370

8th

Larger display: Toshiba Tecra X40-D
Larger display: Toshiba Tecra X40-D

Toshiba fights the seemingly invulnerable business elite from Dell, HP, and Lenovo once again. Devices such as the X30 (see review) and the X20W (see review) could impress us very much, and the new Tecra X40-D (see review) does so, too. If the X30 (13.3 inch) is too small for you, you will get a larger display in the X40 (14 inch). While it is not extraordinarily bright, and its color space is small, the touch panel with matte surface is a must have for work.

It doesn't quite reach the level of the excellent Lenovo X1 Carbon, but it comes close enough that the tradeoffs may be worth the lower cost.

Toshiba scores points with a relatively attractive price from 1500 Euros. Competitors such as the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, the Elitebook 1030 G1, or the Latitude 13 7370 cost significantly more or come with a significantly weaker Core m. The Tecra X40-D features a 15 Watt Kaby Lake processor. In combination with the lightning fast NVMe SSD, it brings tremendous performance. However, there are also disadvantages. The modest display is only one of them.

The noisy keys are distracting, and the space bar developed a nasty habit of squeaking when pressed during our testing period.

The similarly expensive Lifebook U937 (5th place) could be an alternative you might like. It is lighter, thinner and brings a plethora of security options (smart card reader + fingerprint reader + TPM 2.0). The U937's display and keyboard are better. In return, it only comes with a SATA III SSD. If 13 inch are sufficient, you can consider the Toshiba Portege X30-D (88 %), which achieved a very good rating in our test. It is thin and light (1040 gram) and features Thunderbolt 3 and a good display.

Pricecompare

Tecra X40-D

9th

Business: Fujitsu LifeBook U747
Business: Fujitsu LifeBook U747

Fujitsu's LifeBook U747 (see review) is a classic 14-inch business laptop with high connectivity. The IPS panel is also optionally offered as a touch screen.

It offers a superb screen, good battery life, and a keyboard that allows comfortable typing. The casing is stable, well-built, and its design matches well to the business claim.

Unfortunately Fujitsu has blundered with the touchpad. It works imprecisely and the buttons appear cheap and clattery. In addition, the speakers are suboptimal and the web cam is poor. Nevertheless, the LifeBook can beat the ThinkPad T470, the EliteBook 840 G4 and the Latitude 7470.

Pricecompare

LifeBook U747

10th

Alcantara book: Surface Laptop
Alcantara book: Surface Laptop

Microsoft also offers a laptop now. The manufacturer primarily wants to attract students with the Surface Laptop (see review). What does it bring the quite budget-oriented customers? Our tester thinks that it is not much. An excellent display is combined with barely noticeable performance (slow SSD, low Turbo use), only few, outdated interface and the lack of maintenance options.

Too little, too late. The Surface Laptop is a solidly built no-frills notebook with a beautiful display. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer much else and is nowhere near as versatile as the Surface Pro 4 or most Ultrabooks currently in the market.

The rating was too low for the Top 10 subnotebooks list, but it was high enough for the Ultrabook Top 10. The Surface Laptop scores points with its great display, 6 hours battery life, Windows Hello, good speakers, high build quality, and the unique Alcantara texture.

The laptop starts from 1150 Euros. Those who do not need a touchscreen will find many cheaper options among 13-inch subnotebooks (see our Top 10 Subnotebooks). If you are budget-oriented, you should consider the Asus Zenbook UX310UA-FC347T and Acer Swift 5 SF514-51-59AV, which are not in the top list however.

Pricecompare

Surface Laptop

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ThinkPad X260-20F6007RGE

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EliteBook 840 G3 T9X59ET#ABD

Recent Ultrabook Awards

Measurement Results

Response Times
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA (14.8, 17.2)
32 ms * ∼63%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE (17, 27)
44 ms * ∼87%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001) (18.8, 18)
36.8 ms * ∼72%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA (17.2, 25.2)
42.4 ms * ∼83%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937 (20.4, 18.8)
39.2 ms * ∼77%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7 (13.6, 30)
43.6 ms * ∼86%
Dell Latitude 13 7370 (20.4, 30)
50.4 ms * ∼99%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D (19.6, 18.4)
38 ms * ∼75%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747 (16.4, 19.6)
36 ms * ∼71%
Microsoft Surface Laptop (25.6, 25.2)
50.8 ms * ∼100%
Response Time Black / White (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA (12.4, 11.6)
24 ms * ∼65%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE (5.2, 18.8)
24 ms * ∼65%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001) (17.2, 12.4)
29.6 ms * ∼80%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA (11.6, 14)
25.6 ms * ∼69%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937 (9.2, 10.8)
20 ms * ∼54%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7 (9.2, 20)
29.2 ms * ∼78%
Dell Latitude 13 7370 (13.2, 20.4)
33.6 ms * ∼90%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D (16.4, 10.4)
26.8 ms * ∼72%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747 (12.4, 10.8)
23.2 ms * ∼62%
Microsoft Surface Laptop (20, 17.2)
37.2 ms * ∼100%
PWM Frequency (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
0 Hz ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE (90)
220 Hz ∼1%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
0 Hz ∼0%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
0 Hz ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937 (20)
211.9 Hz ∼1%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
0 Hz ∼0%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
0 Hz ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D (99)
20410 Hz ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
0 Hz ∼0%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
0 Hz ∼0%
Screen
Brightness (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
298 cd/m² ∼79%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
268 cd/m² ∼71%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
323 cd/m² ∼85%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
369 cd/m² ∼98%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
347 cd/m² ∼92%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
357 cd/m² ∼94%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
241 cd/m² ∼64%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
261 cd/m² ∼69%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
296 cd/m² ∼78%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
378 cd/m² ∼100%
Brightness Distribution (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
87 % ∼92%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
95 % ∼100%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
86 % ∼91%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
85 % ∼89%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
81 % ∼85%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
84 % ∼88%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
85 % ∼89%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
85 % ∼89%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
84 % ∼88%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
90 % ∼95%
Black Level (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
0.27 % * ∼75%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
0.32 % * ∼89%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
0.28 % * ∼78%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
0.35 % * ∼97%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
0.33 % * ∼92%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
0.266 % * ∼74%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
0.26 % * ∼72%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
0.25 % * ∼69%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
0.32 % * ∼89%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
0.36 % * ∼100%
Contrast (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
1070 :1 ∼72%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
850 :1 ∼57%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
1188 :1 ∼80%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
1146 :1 ∼77%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
1070 :1 ∼72%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
1489 :1 ∼100%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
1004 :1 ∼67%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
1136 :1 ∼76%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
909 :1 ∼61%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
1067 :1 ∼72%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
4.82 * ∼75%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
2.61 * ∼41%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
2.6 * ∼41%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
3.5 * ∼55%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
3.5 * ∼55%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
3.9 * ∼61%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
4.3 * ∼67%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
6.4 * ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
4.3 * ∼67%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
1.8 * ∼28%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
3.84 * ∼61%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
3.31 * ∼53%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
2.5 * ∼40%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
4.13 * ∼66%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
4.9 * ∼78%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
4.16 * ∼66%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
5.82 * ∼92%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
6.3 * ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
4.3 * ∼68%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
1.2 * ∼19%
Gamma (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
2.41 ∼99%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
2.35 ∼96%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
2.12 ∼87%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
2.28 ∼93%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
2.21 ∼91%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
2.31 ∼95%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
2.44 ∼100%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
2.39 ∼98%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
2.31 ∼95%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
2.21 ∼91%
CCT (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
6492 ∼91%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
6360 ∼89%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
6720 ∼94%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
6508 ∼91%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
7136 ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
6514 ∼91%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
6771 ∼95%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
6511 ∼91%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
6529 ∼91%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
6708 ∼94%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998) (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
42.03 % ∼66%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
63 % ∼99%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
62 % ∼97%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
61.56 % ∼97%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
63.5 % ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
57.5 % ∼90%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
49.18 % ∼77%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
38 % ∼60%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
55.46 % ∼87%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
63.7 % ∼100%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB) (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
64.8 % ∼66%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
95 % ∼97%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
94 % ∼96%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
94.64 % ∼96%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
98.1 % ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
88.7 % ∼90%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
77.84 % ∼79%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
60 % ∼61%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
84.77 % ∼86%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
94.2 % ∼96%
Noise
off / environment (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
dB * ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
29.1 dB * ∼94%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
28.4 dB * ∼92%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
dB * ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
30.8 dB * ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
28.8 dB * ∼94%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
dB * ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
28 dB * ∼91%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
28.2 dB * ∼92%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
28.2 dB * ∼92%
Idle Minimum (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
dB * ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
29.1 dB * ∼94%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
28.4 dB * ∼92%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
dB * ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
30.8 dB * ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
28.8 dB * ∼94%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
dB * ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
28 dB * ∼91%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
28.2 dB * ∼92%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
28.2 dB * ∼92%
Idle Average (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
dB * ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
29.1 dB * ∼94%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
28.4 dB * ∼92%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
dB * ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
30.8 dB * ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
28.8 dB * ∼94%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
dB * ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
28 dB * ∼91%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
28.2 dB * ∼92%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
28.2 dB * ∼92%
Idle Maximum (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
dB * ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
29.1 dB * ∼94%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
28.4 dB * ∼91%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
dB * ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
31.1 dB * ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
30.8 dB * ∼99%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
dB * ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
28.2 dB * ∼91%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
28.2 dB * ∼91%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
29 dB * ∼93%
Load Average (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
dB * ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
35.6 dB * ∼100%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
33.2 dB * ∼93%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
dB * ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
32.3 dB * ∼91%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
34.8 dB * ∼98%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
dB * ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
33.2 dB * ∼93%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
31.2 dB * ∼88%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
30.3 dB * ∼85%
Load Maximum (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
dB * ∼0%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
38.1 dB * ∼95%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
37.9 dB * ∼95%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
dB * ∼0%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
35.7 dB * ∼89%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
34.8 dB * ∼87%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
dB * ∼0%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
39.9 dB * ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
33 dB * ∼83%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
39.3 dB * ∼98%
Heat
Maximum Upper Side (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
42.7 °C * ∼84%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
43.2 °C * ∼85%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
40.6 °C * ∼80%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
43.4 °C * ∼85%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
43.4 °C * ∼85%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
50.8 °C * ∼100%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
43.2 °C * ∼85%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
43 °C * ∼85%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
42.6 °C * ∼84%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
36.4 °C * ∼72%
Maximum Bottom (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
45.8 °C * ∼90%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
45 °C * ∼89%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
40 °C * ∼79%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
44.5 °C * ∼88%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
41.6 °C * ∼82%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
50.8 °C * ∼100%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
50.8 °C * ∼100%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
42 °C * ∼83%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
34.4 °C * ∼68%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
45.2 °C * ∼89%
Idle Upper Side (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
32.1 °C * ∼98%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
30.2 °C * ∼93%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
30 °C * ∼92%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
32.6 °C * ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
26.5 °C * ∼81%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
28.6 °C * ∼88%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
30.5 °C * ∼94%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
29.2 °C * ∼90%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
25.1 °C * ∼77%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
27.8 °C * ∼85%
Idle Bottom (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
32.3 °C * ∼96%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
30.6 °C * ∼91%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
29.2 °C * ∼87%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
33.5 °C * ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
26 °C * ∼78%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
29.2 °C * ∼87%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
31.2 °C * ∼93%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
27.8 °C * ∼83%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
24.6 °C * ∼73%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
28.6 °C * ∼85%
Battery Runtime
Reader / Idle (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
526 min ∼39%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
942 min ∼70%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
898 min ∼66%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
618 min ∼46%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
1152 min ∼85%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
1053 min ∼78%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
588 min ∼44%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
876 min ∼65%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
782 min ∼58%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
1351 min ∼100%
WiFi v1.3 (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
355 min ∼54%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
429 min ∼66%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
430 min ∼66%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
305 min ∼47%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
654 min ∼100%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
516 min ∼79%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
367 min ∼56%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
357 min ∼55%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
430 min ∼66%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
602 min ∼92%
Load (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
152 min ∼86%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
115 min ∼65%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
121 min ∼69%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
144 min ∼82%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
161 min ∼91%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
129 min ∼73%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
176 min ∼100%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
126 min ∼72%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
117 min ∼66%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
124 min ∼70%
Power Consumption
Idle Minimum (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
4.3 Watt * ∼67%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
3.8 Watt * ∼59%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
4.6 Watt * ∼72%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
4 Watt * ∼63%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
3.11 Watt * ∼49%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
6.4 Watt * ∼100%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
5 Watt * ∼78%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
5.2 Watt * ∼81%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
4.11 Watt * ∼64%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
3.2 Watt * ∼50%
Idle Average (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
6 Watt * ∼75%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
7.1 Watt * ∼89%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
7.6 Watt * ∼95%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
8 Watt * ∼100%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
6.1 Watt * ∼76%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
6.6 Watt * ∼83%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
7.5 Watt * ∼94%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
6.9 Watt * ∼86%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
7.87 Watt * ∼98%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
6.5 Watt * ∼81%
Idle Maximum (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
6.4 Watt * ∼73%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
7.7 Watt * ∼88%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
8.2 Watt * ∼94%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
8.6 Watt * ∼98%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
6.75 Watt * ∼77%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
6.8 Watt * ∼78%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
8 Watt * ∼92%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
7 Watt * ∼80%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
8.74 Watt * ∼100%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
6.8 Watt * ∼78%
Load Average (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
22.7 Watt * ∼75%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
30.2 Watt * ∼100%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
23.8 Watt * ∼79%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
26.5 Watt * ∼88%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
28.9 Watt * ∼96%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
27.5 Watt * ∼91%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
15.3 Watt * ∼51%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
24.6 Watt * ∼81%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
30.2 Watt * ∼100%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
28.2 Watt * ∼93%
Load Maximum (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
31.2 Watt * ∼70%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
44.7 Watt * ∼100%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
28 Watt * ∼63%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
34.8 Watt * ∼78%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
33.3 Watt * ∼74%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
32.4 Watt * ∼72%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
26.8 Watt * ∼60%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
30.1 Watt * ∼67%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
32.4 Watt * ∼72%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
36 Watt * ∼81%

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Benchmarks

PCMark 7 - Score (sort by value)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
5350 Points ∼66%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
5667 Points ∼70%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
4917 Points ∼61%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
4165 Points ∼52%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
5979 Points ∼74%
PCMark 8
Work Score Accelerated v2 (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
4146 Points ∼64%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
4342 Points ∼67%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
4910 Points ∼75%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
3784 Points ∼58%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
4538 Points ∼70%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
4176 Points ∼64%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
4238 Points ∼65%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
4963 Points ∼76%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
4653 Points ∼71%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
4106 Points ∼63%
Home Score Accelerated v2 (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
3037 Points ∼51%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
3385 Points ∼57%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
3543 Points ∼59%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
2838 Points ∼47%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
3601 Points ∼60%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
2855 Points ∼48%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
3048 Points ∼51%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
3738 Points ∼63%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
3506 Points ∼59%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
3071 Points ∼51%
3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance (sort by value)
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA
1360 Points ∼5%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE
1553 Points ∼5%
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001)
1577 Points ∼5%
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA
1219 Points ∼4%
Fujitsu LifeBook U937
1628 Points ∼6%
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
1771 Points ∼6%
Dell Latitude 13 7370
1094 Points ∼4%
Toshiba Tecra X40-D
1789 Points ∼6%
Fujitsu LifeBook U747
1524 Points ∼5%
Microsoft Surface Laptop
1586 Points ∼6%

Legend

 
HP EliteBook Folio G1 V1C37EA Intel Core m5-6Y54, Intel HD Graphics 515, Samsung SM951 MZVPV256 m.2
 
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 20FB003RGE Intel Core i7-6500U, Intel HD Graphics 520, Samsung SSD PM871 MZNLN256HCHP
 
Toshiba Portege X30-D (PT274U-01N001) Intel Core i7-7600U, Intel HD Graphics 620, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
 
HP EliteBook 1030 G1-X2F03EA Intel Core m7-6Y75, Intel HD Graphics 515, Sandisk X300 SD7SN6S-512G-1006
 
Fujitsu LifeBook U937 Intel Core i5-7200U, Intel HD Graphics 620, Samsung CM871a MZNTY256HDHP
 
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7 Intel Core i7-7500U, Intel HD Graphics 620, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPUK
 
Dell Latitude 13 7370 Intel Core m5-6Y57, Intel HD Graphics 515, Toshiba NVMe THNSN5256GPU7
 
Toshiba Tecra X40-D Intel Core i7-7600U, Intel HD Graphics 620, Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP
 
Fujitsu LifeBook U747 Intel Core i5-7200U, Intel HD Graphics 620, Samsung MZYTY256HDHP
 
Microsoft Surface Laptop Intel Core i5-7200U, Intel HD Graphics 620, Toshiba THNSN0128GTYA
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