If you have still not recovered from the shock of Sony discontinuing its Z series, then it’s time to cheer up since Sony has just announced two flagship Ultrabooks which will surely compensate your loss of Z series. Vaio Pro 11 and Vaio Pro 13 are the two new models each weighing less than the Z series at 1.92 and 2.34 pounds respectively. In fact Sony confesses that it’s virtually the lightest touch screen Ultrabooks ever made. They last much longer on battery life and have an additional sheet battery that promises to double the battery life, giving 14 hours for Pro 11 and 13 hours of usage on Pro 13. Presuming both are faster having Haswell Processors.
ASUS is showing off their brand new Zenbook Infinity Ultrabook at Computex in Taipei. This Ultrabook has some really great features. The two big ones are that it will be based off Intel’s newly released 4th generation Haswell processors and that it sports Gorilla Glass 3.
Lenovo has been coming up with a lot of various ThinkPads Edge Series models and the ThinkPad T431’s in the past couple of months but now you must be keen to get your hands on new Lenovo device and tired of using the same old ThinkPad. Well the wait is over because Lenovo is back again showing its two new UltraBook designs S3 (Labatt) and S5 (Guinness), having a screen size of 13-inch and 15 inch respectively with Windows 8 OS. Rumors are that it will be launched by the end of May in China.
Samsung has launched the latest edition to their comprehensive portfolio of Series 9 business-ready products. This Ultrabook is one of the thinnest and lightest ultrabooks on the market. The 13.3-inch system features a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor, 4GB of DDR3 and a 256GB solid state drive.
Today Lenovo has announced the ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook. This is the thinnest T series ever and has design elements which were inspired by the results of an extensive global research project. The ThinkPad T431s features an innovative trackpad, enhanced keyboard and refined aesthetics.
GIGABYTE announced the U2442 Extreme Ultrabook GeForce GT 650M and GT 730M graphics options. The U2442 is exceptionally designed with an elegant shuttle streamline design in a sleek form factor between 18.5 – 21mm and weighs in at just 1.59kg/1.69kg. Designed to bring you ultra-performance, it is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M / GT 650M discrete graphics. The U2442 Ultrabook is able to pack a 256GB mSATA SSD and a large 750GB/1TB HDD into its super slim body. The dual-storage system provides the user with speed and massive storage options. Do away with external storage with the Extreme Ultrabook.
One of the largest companies at CES 2013, Samsung took the liberty to demo some of the hottest products coming to market and currently dominating the world of electronic sales. The ‘Series 7 Gamer’ took the award of ‘Best Laptop of CES 2012’ and this year Samsung showed us the follow up to that outstanding product with the Series 7 Chronos. Qualifying as an Ultrabook in every criteria except the processor, this desktop replacement laptop will physically amaze you, aesthetically and with its hardware. We also took the liberty to overview some of the more prominent products for which Samsung is known. Check out the video for more details.
We already covered what MSI was showing at CES in their motherboard and video card lines, but they also were showing full system solutions in laptops and tablets. MSI offers a wide variety of gaming laptops that will give you the performance you need while you are on the go. Many of these gaming laptops feature Killer Double Shot networking and SteelSeries backlit keyboards. The highlight for me was the Slidebook S20 convertible Ultrabook. It is essentially a tablet with a slide out keyboard, but will still allow you to be productive on the road. I looks like 2013 is going to be a good year for MSI!
Lenovo today announced two new additions to its family of convertible laptop-tablet devices: the ThinkPad Helix, a premium convertible for business professionals featuring a “rip and flip” design – a blueprint for the next generation of laptop designs – and a more powerful and productive IdeaPad Yoga 11S, the first multimode mini Ultrabook equipped with powerful Intel processors and featuring Windows 8.
If you have not fully embraced Intel’s Ultrabooks you really should. They have been what power users like me have been wanting for quite a long time. A sleek and slim laptop that is powerful enough to do all of our daily tasks and still have a good battery life. Today we are taking a look at one of Lenovo’s latest Ultrabooks in their IdeaPad U410. This Ultrabook features a sleek colored aluminum chassis, an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of memory and one of the most comfortable keyboards that I’ve ever used! Is this the perfect Ultrabook for you? Read on as we take a look.
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