Posts Tagged ‘Magnesium’
Yesterday, Dell unveiled its 14-inch XPS 14z “Less Than an Inch Thin” notebook with an optical drive.
The new Dell XPS 14z is the thinnest fully featured 14-inch notebook with an internal optical drive and discrete graphics option. The XPS 14z delivers a powerful performance and stylish design. The notebook comes in anodized aluminum and magnesium alloy chassis with a palmrest in dark gray.
It is powered by Intel’s second-generation Core i5/ i7 processors, a 14-inch HD WLED display, a slot-load optical drive and NVIDIA graphics option. The XPS has a compact design – measures less than an inch thin and with a 14-inch HD display “Borders on Borderless” fitted into a 13-inch laptop form factor (offering 10 percent more viewing area than a 13.3-inch display). Read the rest of this entry »
Today, Acer announced availability of its 13.3-inch Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook in the US and Canada.
The Acer Aspire S3-951 Ultrabook powers on instantly and connects to the Web in seconds. The device provides up to 6 hours of battery life and in stand-by mode – about 50 days. The ultrabook has an ultra lightweight body and it’s slim and easy to carry around.
Acer’s Aspire S3 comes with a powerful Intel Core i5 (Sandy Bridge) Processor, 20GB of SSD storage (for OS files – which enhances it booting times) and USB and HDMI ports.
Yesterday, Fujitsu released its LIFEBOOK SH76/E – World’s thinnest 13.3-inch notebook with DVD Super Multi drive (World’s thinnest as from September 05th, 2011) in Japan, along with another nine renewed Lifebook models from Fujitsu’s Winter 2011 model lineup.
The FMV Series (made in Japan) LIFEBOOK SH76/E comes in a newly redesigned slim and lightweight magnesium alloy body in Matte Black color. Its chassis is just 16.6mm at its thinnest point and 23.2mm at its thickest part. The notebook weighs just 1.34kg including its battery and optical drive. Its 13.3-inch (1366×768) TFT LCD LED backlit display is powered by an Intel Core i5-2520M (Sandy Bridge) processor, Intel HD Graphics 3000, up to 8GB of DDR3 PC3 -10600 (Dual Channel) memory and 128GB SSD drive (from which 72GB are free).
Ultrabooks with the new Intel’s Ivy Bridge processors will appear in the fist quarter of 2012, following the Sandy Bridge Core i7/ i5 CPUs, which will clear up the shelves, until then.
The Ultra light, thin and powerful Intel based models of the new Ultrabook market segment started to show from leading companies like Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Toshiba. The competition (AMD), will also offer some Ultrathins with great power efficiency and battery life, expected also in the beginning of next year.
Acer announced its first 13.3-inch Aspire S3 Ultrabook at IFA (Berlin).
The Acer Aspire S3 integrates the best features of notebook – powerful performance for digital creation, ultrafast responsiveness and interaction for content consumption.
The Aspire S3 features the latest 2nd generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors for full computing and digital creation capability, and a choice of 240 GB SSD or 320/500 GB HDD with embedded SSD (for ultra-fast access). Packing professionally-tuned Dolby Home Theater v4, the Aspire S3 delivers cinema-style surround sound.
Today, Toshiba Europe unveiled its new ultra-portable 13.3-inch Portege Z830 ultrabook.
The Portégé Z830 series is the world’s lightest 13.3-inch notebook, which offers a superb blend of style, ultra-portability and performance, weighing just 1.12kg.
The company’s first Intel Core processor based Ultrabook device is only 15.9mm thick, about 20 percent lighter and 40 percent thinner than the award-winning ultraportable Portégé R830 series. This new notebook offers impressive portability, durability and essential features with truly smart styling.
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Panasonic announced its 12.1-inch TOUGHBOOK S10 business-rugged notebook.
The Panasonic Toughbook S10 is powered by an Intel Core i5-2520M vPro CPU. The notebook delivers up to 12.5 hours of standard battery life (the longest in its class) and weighs only 3.0 pounds. The notebook offers optional Gobi2000 mobile broadband and other enhancements to increase performance and drive return on investment.
Panasonic has designed the Toughbook S10 for the most demanding mobile users, offering exceptional battery life, connectivity, security features and performance. The Toughbook S10 supports both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, VGA, HDMI and the latest SD card standard (SDXC). A host of security features, including an optional fingerprint reader, are available to keep your data protected and secured.