Ultrabook: Intel Laptops with Tablet Features
The ultraportable Asus UX21 was Introduced today. Intel and Asus unveiled a new category of laptops called "Ultrabook" UX Series" with tablets features at the Computex in Taiwan. With half the power of a laptop, lightweight, Intel core i7 with high performance processor, less than 2cm, less than 9mm thick and weighs less than 1.5 pounds and priced less than $1000 to compete with the Macbook Air.
Intel executive vice president Sean Maloney believe that the Ultrabook should get 40% of laptop sales market by the end of 2012.
" Our customers are demanding an uncompromised computing experience in a lightweight, highly portable design that responds to their needs quickly. Transforming the PC into an ultra thin, ultra responsive device will change the way people interact with their PC.” he said.
The specifications are as follow: 11.6-inch screen, 1366 x 768 pixels, ultraportable chassis with an 64 GB SSd integration. the asus will not be avaialble until November.
Intel also confirmed about the Atom processor to be increase the cycle from to to one year to incorporate the latest technology. Although several display was on stage, Medfield is the first Intel Atom platform specially built for tablets and smartphones.
Let's wait and see if the Ultrabook will be capable of computing in the laptops Market.