Best 14-inch laptop in India (June 2022)

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Let’s talk about the best 14-inch laptop in India. 14-inches laptops have been increasing in popularity because of their versatility. They are light and easy to carry around, making them ideal for content creators and professionals.

Don’t let the small size of such laptops fool you. While ideal for professional purposes, there have been impressive gaming laptops from the likes of Asus in their Zephyrus lineups.

Here is a list of the best 14-inch laptops in each category you can buy in India (April 2022)

Best for 14-inch laptop in India for Students and Everyday Use

Asus Vivobook 14 (i3 10110U)

Asus Vivobook 14
7
A decent budget laptop for students
POSITIVES
  • Decent build quality
  • A good number of ports
  • Good keyboard
NEGATIVES
  • HD display
  • Average battery life

Key Specs

ProcessorIntel i3-10110U
GPUIntel UHD Integrated graphics
RAM8 GB
Storage256 GB
Display14″, 1280 x 720, LED Backlit, 60 Hz refresh rate
45% NTSC
Weight, Size
360.2 x 234.9 x 19.9 mm / 1.8 kg
Battery3 cell, 37Wh

Asus Vivobook 14 is a decent laptop that is great for students who are under a tight budget. There are a couple of options priced higher and this comes with just 256GB of SSD storage and a lower-tier processor. (i3-10110U)

Asus Vivobook 14 is a fairly capable laptop that can plough through daily tasks. Featuring an Intel i3-10110U processor coupled with Intel UHD graphics, it can handle basic video editing and photo editing.

It has 256 GB of NVMe storage and 8 GB of RAM which is more than enough for the use case of this particular laptop. The storage can be upgraded to 512 GB. The display is not very impressive since it has an HD display (1280×720).

It features a decent amount of ports which include 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 1 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI port, SD card reader and headphone/mic jack.

Overall, a good choice for budget-conscious buyers looking for a portable, everyday use laptop.

MSI Modern 14

MSI Modern 14 Ryzen 5 4500U
8
A capable value laptop for everyday tasks
POSITIVES
  • Great build quality with metal body
  • Good value for money
NEGATIVES
  • Poor speakers

Key Specs

ProcessorAMD Ryzen 5 4500U
GPUAMD Radeon Integrated graphics
RAM8 GB
Storage512 GB
Display14″, 1920×1080, IPS, 60 Hz refresh rate
45% NTSC
Weight, Size319 x 220.2 x 16.9 mm / 1.3 kg
Battery3 cell
65W AC adaptor

MSI Modern 14 is a good choice for most people who would want a good laptop for their daily use. It strikes a good balance between its price and its capabilities.

Powered by AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, it can handle tasks like photo editing, video editing, coding, browsing and generic daily use. Since it lacks a dedicated graphics card, it might struggle with more graphic-intensive workloads.

The RAM is upgradeable and comes with 8 GB out-of-the-box with 512 GB of SSD storage. The keyboard is decent and hosts a good number of ports including a USB 3.2 Type C.

The battery life is good enough with around 6-7 hours of battery life. The display is an FHD, 60 Hz display with 45% NTSC colour coverage.

It’s a balanced and capable laptop perfect for daily use.

Best 14-inch laptop in for Business Class

MacBook Pro 14-M1 Chip

MacBook Pro 14
9.5
The perfect 14-inch laptop
POSITIVES
  • Great display
  • Great audio
  • Dual screen
  • Stylus and Touch support
NEGATIVES

    Key Specs

    ProcessorM1 Pro
    GPU14 Core GPU / 16 Core GPU
    RAM16 GB unified memory
    Storage512 GB/1 TB
    Display14.4″, Liquid Retina XDR display
    Weight, Size331.26 x 22.1 x 1.55 cm / 1.6 kg
    Battery67W / 96W USB-C Power Adapter

    Apple Macbook 14 is the perfect laptop for executives. Powered by Apple’s own M1 Pro, it is a very capable processor which can go toe-to-toe with the best of AMD and Intel.

    With Apple’s own Liquid Retina and thanks to a mini-LED screen, the display of the Macbook Pro is flawless. It also features a wide colour coverage (P3) with an adaptive 120 Hz refresh rate and 3024×1964 resolution.

    MacBook Pro 14 is lightweight and compact which makes ts extremely portable. Plus, the efficiency of the M1 pro chip gives it a massive battery life of about 14 hours.

    Dell New Inspiron 14 (5418)

    7.5
    An all-rounder business-class laptop
    POSITIVES
    • Good build quality
    • Dual-channel 16 GB RAM
    • Value for money
    NEGATIVES
    • No lifetime MS Office
    • Poor placement of Power
      Button

    Key Specs

    ProcessorIntel i5-11320H / i7-11390H
    GPUIntel Iris Xe / Nvidia MX450
    RAM8 GB / 16 GB
    Storage512 GB
    Display14″, 2880 x 1880, 16:10, OLED, 90 Hz Backlit (Touch, Stylus)
    100% DCI-P3
    Weight, Size321.27 x 212.8 x 17.99 mm/ 1.4 kg
    Battery4 cell, 54Wh
    65W AC adaptor

    As an all-rounder business-class laptop, Dell Inspiron 14 checks all the boxes. Powered by Intel i5-11320H, it provides decent performance. It has another variant with an Intel i7-11390H processor and MX450 graphics, which is not worth considering the price hike for the negligible bump in performance.

    The best value variant is the one with i5-11320H, 16 GB of RAM and integrated Iris Xe graphics which costs around ₹66,000. It features 512 GB of SSD storage and the RAM is in the dual-channel mode which helps in a considerable boost in performance.

    The build quality is good with an aluminium body, backlit keyboard and stylish exterior. It features an FHD (1920×1080), 60Hz display which is good for this category.

    Overall, a well-balanced business-class laptop that gives you the performance you need at a decent price.

    Best 14-inch laptop in India for Creators

    Asus Zenbook Duo 14 (UX482)

    8
    Dual-screen laptop for content creators
    POSITIVES
    • Great display
    • Ergonomic build design
    • Dual screen
    • Stylus and Touch support
    NEGATIVES
    • Only on USB Type-A port
    • Display resolution only up to FHD
    • Battery backup isn’t very impressive

    Key Specs

    ProcessorIntel i5-1135G7/ i7-1165G7
    GPUIntel Iris Xe / Nvidia MX450 2GB DDR5
    RAM16 GB
    Storage512 GB/1 TB
    Display14″, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, LED Backlit (Touch, Stylus)
    100% sRGB
    Second Display: ScreenPad™ Plus (12.65″ 1920 x 515 IPS-level Panel Support Stylus)
    Weight, Size32.40 x 22.20 x 1.69 cm/ 1.6 kg
    Battery4 cell, 70Wh
    65W AC adaptor

    This is a one of a kind laptop that has a dual-screen made for people who multi-task. Two screens are definitely helpful for content creators.

    There are a few variants at a different price point available with different processors, graphics and storage. All four of the processors i5-1135G7 and i7-1165G7 perform similarly and there isn’t much difference between them.

    Make your choice depending on your storage needs, RAM and graphical power. MS450 is considerably more powerful than Intel Iris Xe and while 8 GB of memory is enough, 16 GB is ideal if you are into hardcore content creation and multi-tasking.

    Asus Zenbook Duo is ergonomic and designed really well keeping multi-tasking in mind. Its major selling point is dual-screen and display. It boasts a touch-enabled FHD (1920X1080) LED display with 100% sRGB and stylus support.

    The secondary display is a 12.65 inches, 1920×515 IPS Panel display also with touch and stylus support.

    It has a standard set of ports which includes 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1, 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1 HDMI 1.4, Micros SD card reader and a 3.5mm combo audio jack.

    This laptop for ideal for people who are creating content creators since it checks all the boxes with touch, stylus, good display and dual screens.

    Asus Vivobook Pro 14 OLED (K3400, M3401)

    Asus Vivobook Pro 14 for Content Creators
    9
    Best value laptop with great display and specs
    POSITIVES
    • Great OLED display
    • Discrete graphics card helps in more graphically intensive tasks
    • Very capable processor
    NEGATIVES

      Key Specs

      ProcessorIntel i5-11300H/ AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
      GPUIntel Iris Xe / Nvidia GTX 1650 (50W max TDP)/ Nvidia RTX 3050 (50W max TDP)
      RAM16 GB
      Storage512 GB
      Display14″, 2880 x 1880, 16:10, OLED, 90 Hz Backlit (Touch, Stylus)
      100% DCI-P3
      Weight, Size32.40 x 22.20 x 1.69 cm/ 1.6 kg
      Battery3 cell, 63Wh
      120W AC adaptor

      Another great contender from Asus is a great pick for content creators. Asus Vivobook 14 lacks the touch, stylus and dual-screen but it offers a much wider colour coverage and higher display resolution compared to the Zenbook Duo.

      Asus Vivobook 14 comes with a lot of variants featuring both Intel and AMD processors and graphics ranging from Intel Iris Xe to RTX 3050. Intel variant has i5-11300H while the AMD variant has Ryzen 7 5800H.

      Both the RTX 3050 and GTX 1650 have a TDP of 35W (50W with dynamic boost) which is not true gaming performance but, if you want, you can enjoy some casual gaming.

      All the Asus Vivobook 14 has good build quality, a chicklet backlit keyboard and an amazing 2.8k OLED display.

      All the variants come with a 2880×1800 resolution display with a 16:10 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. With a peak brightness of 600 nits and 100% DCI-P3 colour coverage, it is ideal for content creators who often need accurate displays.

      The battery backup is better on AMD variants than on the Intel variants.

      For those who want bigger storage and an even better display, the Asus Vivobook Pro 14x model comes with an upgraded Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 1 TB SSD storage and HDR display. The Intel variant of “14x” has the same i5-11300H processor but provides 1TB SSD storage and HDR display while costing less than the AMD variant.

      Overall, a great value for money laptop for content creation and has multiple variants to suit your needs and budget.

      Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio

      Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio
      8
      Premium choice for content creators
      POSITIVES
      • Premium build quality
      • 2-in-1, detachable keyboard and hinge allowing various modes
      • Long battery life
      • Good display
      NEGATIVES
      • Expensive
      • Skimps on USB ports
      • Processor not on par with the competition

      Key Specs

      ProcessorIntel i5-11300H/ i7-11370H
      GPUIntel Iris Xe / Nvidia RTX 3050 Ti
      RAM16 GB/ 32GB
      Storage256 GB/ 512 GB/1 TB/ 2 TB
      Display14.4″, 2400×1600 16:9, 120 Hz, (Touch, Stylus)
      Weight, Size323.28 mm x 228.32 mm x 18.94 mm / 1.7 kg

      Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio is a premium 2-in-1 laptop with a detachable keyboard. Even though it’s a 2-in-1 laptop, it is aimed toward content creators with more capable specifications.

      Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio has a very premium build quality and its hinge allows the display to be pulled forward and can be positioned at different angles. The combination of keypad and touchpad allows great versatility for creative professionals.

      It comes with quite a few variants with i5-11300H and i7-11370H and graphics up to RTX 3050 Ti. Although the i5-11300H is only paired with integrated Iris Xe graphics.

      It features a 14.4-inch display with, 2400×1600 resolution and a 3:2 aspect ratio. With a refresh rate of 120Hz and a 1500:1 contrast ratio, the display is good and supports 10 point multitouch.

      For storage, it has 256 GB, 512 GB, 1 TB and 2 TB options that are replaceable. It also features 16 GB and 32 GB RAM based on the variant.

      Although it is a premium laptop it is expensive with the top model coming at ₹3,73,999. If you are looking for a complete package with a capable processor and 2-in-1, touch capabilities, this is a good option.

      Best 14-inch laptop in India – 2in1 Convertibles

      HP Spectre X360

      HP Spectre x360 the best 2-in-1 laptop
      9
      A great convertible laptop
      POSITIVES
      • Great display
      • Good build quality
      • Capable processor
      NEGATIVES
      • Skimps on USB ports
      • Shallow keyboard

      Key Specs

      ProcessorIntel i5-1135G7 / i7-1165G7
      GPUIntel Iris Xe
      RAM16 GB
      Storage512 GB / 1 TB NVMe SSD
      Display13.5″, WUXGA+ IPS / 13.5″, 3000×2000 OLED
      100% sRGB / 100% DCI-P3
      Weight, Size14.7 x 41.3 x 33.2 cm / 1.36 kg
      Battery4-cell, 66 Wh
      65 W USB Type-C power adapter

      HP Spectre is the best 14-inch convertible laptop out there. Featuring a 3:2 aspect ratio, OLED display at 3000X2000 resolution, HP Spectre X360 offers a stunning display. It also covers 100% of DCI-P3 colour gamuts and supports multi-touch.

      It is powered by Intel i7-1165G7 which is coupled with an integrated graphics Intel Iris Xe. Not great for gaming but, enough for content creation and push through any multi-tasking.

      Coming at ₹1,69,999, it is quite expensive but provides a really good experience. If you are looking for a more budget option, there is another model which features an Intel i5 and an FHD, IPS touch display instead of the OLED display.

      Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5

      Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5 2-in-1
      8.5
      Budget convertible laptop
      POSITIVES
      • Good keyboard
      • Decent build quality for the price
      • Bigger storage
      NEGATIVES
      • The display is not very bright
      • No ethernet port

      Key Specs

      ProcessorIntel i3-1115G4/ i5-1135G7/ i7-1165G7
      AMD Ryzen 5 5500U/ Ryzen 7 5700U
      GPUIntel Iris Xe / AMD Radeon Integrated graphics
      RAM8 GB/ 16 GB
      Storage256 GB/ 512 GB/1 TB
      Display14″, 1920×1080 IPS/TN (Touch)
      45% NTSC
      Weight, Size321.5 x 217.5 x 20.4 mm / 1.6 kg
      Battery3 cell, 52.5Wh

      A decent budget option that strikes the right balance between performance and budget pricing. It offers good performance at the price of just over ₹50,000.

      Equipped with Intel i3-1115G4 and Intel UHD, the performance is not very impressive but it is enough for tasks like photo editing and video editing. Although you can get an Intel i5/i7 or AMD Ryzen 5/Ryzen 7 variant which costs more money if you want more performance.

      Its strength lies in 512 GB of SSD storage and a good keyboard. The keyboard is backlit and the laptop also features a fingerprint reader, a handy tool for many.

      It features a good amount of ports which include 2 X USB 3.1, 1 X USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, Headphone/Mic jack, HDMI 1.4b and a card reader port.

      The display is not very impressive which is quite common in this price range. It only covers 45% of the NTSC colour gamut which can be a dealbreaker for people who want accurate colour reproduction for their work.

      Overall, it’s a great budget convertible laptop suited for productive tasks.

      Best 14-inch laptop All-Rounder

      Asus Zephyrus G14

      Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 RTX 3060
      9

      Small yet powerful
      POSITIVES
      • Good display for gaming
      • Portable and light
      • Powerful and balanced specs
      NEGATIVES
      • Expensive compared to conventional 15.6-inch gaming laptops

      Key Specs

      ProcessorRyzen 7 4800HS / Ryzen 7 5800HS / Ryzen 9 5900HS.
      GPUGTX 1650 / RTX 3050 / RTX 3050 Ti / RTX 3060
      RAM8 GB / 16GB
      Storage512 GB
      Display14″, 1920×1080, 144 Hz refresh rate / 14″, 2560×1400, 120 Hz refresh rate
      100% sRGB / 100% DCI-P3
      Weight, Size32.4 x 22.2 x 1.79 cm / 1.6 kg
      Battery4 cell, 76WHr
      150W AC adaptor

      Well, this is the only option available in India for 14-inch gaming laptops. A 14-inch gaming laptop doesn’t offer many benefits over conventional 15.6-inch gaming laptops apart from smaller size and portability.

      But in this case, Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is not just a gaming laptop but it can do content creation well too owing to its accurate colour reproduction. It also boasts a long battery life of about 6-7 hours making it good for general workloads as well.

      Well, if you are someone who wants a smaller laptop for portability and also wants to game, Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gives you exactly that.

      It has a lot of variants with dedicated graphics ranging from GTX 1650 to RTX 3060. All the Zephyrus G14 variants are powered by AMD processors, more specifically, Ryzen 7 4800HS, Ryzen 7 5800HS and Ryzen 9 5900HS.

      The lowest-end model starts with a price tag of ₹69,990 which is powered by Ryzen 7 4800H and GTX 1650 (65 W max TDP). Featuring an FHD (1920×1080), 144 Hz display and 100% sRGB, the display is great for enjoying games.

      It also has variants with a QHD (2560×1440) display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut coverage. Making it even more apt for content-creation tasks.

      Based on your budget, you can choose your variant which there are a lot to choose from. Overall, a solid small factor gaming laptop that only weighs 1.7kg and doesn’t compromise a lot of TDP of graphics card or display.