Posts Tagged ‘Ultrabook’
Asus announced additional Spring 2012 notebook and netbook models for the Japanese market.
The additional Asus models for Spring 2012 include – the 11.6-inch Asus Hot Pink Zenbook UX21E, the 17.3-inch K73SD notebook, Eee PC 1025C/ Eee PC 1025CE (the Flare Series), Eee PC 1225B, and the low-cost Eee PC X101CH netbook model.
Acer offers its Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 ultrabook for $1384 USD, in Taiwan.
Acer introduced its Aspire Timeline Ultra at CES in Vegas, and now the company is showcasing its new Aspire M3 ultrabook, at CeBIT 2012, in Germany.
The Aspire Timeline Ultra M series ultrabook comes with a 14-inch or 15.6-inch display, powered by up to NVIDIA GeForce GT640M (with 1GB VRAM) graphics processor.
Samsung released its Series 5 Ultra in Pop Pink and Mocca Brown colors, for the South Korean market.
Today, Samsung released two new versions of the Samsung Notebook Series 5 ULTRA – the Pop Pink and Mocca Brown, targeting female and younger consumers.
The Series 5 ULTRA Pop Pink and Mocca Brown Edition is equipped with a 13.3-inch HD LED (1366 x 768) SuperBright anti-reflective display (with Image Enhancer technology), powered by Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB of memory.
Intel sticks to its plans to launch Ivy Bridge processors at the end of April.
Intel is not going to delay its Ivy Bridge processors (by eight weeks) according to Mr. Jon Carvill, at Intel Media Relations. The company will keep its schedule, which has only been postponed by a few weeks and will officially announce its Ivy Bridge CPUs at the end of April, this year.
In mid 2012, notebook companies will start offering ultrabooks transforming into tablets.
So as to get ready for the upcoming Metro-style UI of Windows 8, in the second half of this year notebook companies will start offering ultrabooks transforming designs with touch screen capabilities. But adding touch functions will result in 0.7 – 1.5cm increase in thickness and higher production cost.
The new Intel Ivy Bridge platform will cause Ultrabook prices to drop in March, 2012.
The prices of first-generation Ultrabooks will most likely to drop by 20 – 30% in March, due to the upcoming third-generation Intel Ivy Bridge platform, which will be announced in April, this year.