Wipro has joined the ultrabook brigade with its new ‘e.go Aero’ line-up of notebooks. The Aero line up consists of two models the e.go Aero ultra 14-inch, and the e.go Aero ultra-light 11.6-inch. The e.go Aero notebooks feature Intel Core i5 processors (Sandy Bridge) clocked up to 1.86GHz and come loaded with 4GB of DDR3 RAM. Apart from these niceties, the e.go Aero ultrabooks have storage capacities up to 500GB (HDD) and will also include Intel’s integrated graphics solutions. More →
Dell has also joined in on the Ultrabook bandwagon at CES as it announced the XPS 13 Ultrabook. With the XPS 13 Dell is looking to fill a void left in its portfolio of notebooks, that has been existent since it discontinued the Adamo series of ultra portable notebooks. On the face of it the XPS 13 is .24-inchs thick at its thinnest point and .71-inch thick at it’s thickest and weighs around 2.9 pounds. Clearly in terms of anorexia it’s not in the league of the Adamo, but Dell is not gunning for pure size zero. The Ultraportable concept caters to an audience that demands a high performance portable workstation with a style and convenience of an ultra portable and Dell surely hopes to achieve this with the XPS 13. More →
The folks at The Verge have stumbled upon a Sony Vaio Ultrabook prototype at CES in Las Vegas. While the report states that the device looks very similar to Sony’s current ultra portable, the Vaio Z, it seemed have a slightly different touchpad and was a tad thicker than the Vaio Z. Hopefully Sony will release it soon, and that too with a GPU docking station that was released with the Vaio Z. More →
Apart from announcing its next generation Iconia A700 tablet, Acer unveiled the S5 Ultrabook, Timeline Ultra notebook and Aspire Z7871 All-in-One PC. Acer is calling the Aspire S5, the world’s thinnest ultrabook, and at the same time it becomes the first non-Mac to feature a Thunderbolt I/O. Besides this S5 features a very unique I/O arrangement accessible through a slide-out door called the ‘Magic Flip’. The other notebook offering from Acer, the Timeline Ultra will be offered in 14 and 15-inch variants. While Acer has not revealed any information on the processor specs of the device, they have specified that the Timeline Ultra notebooks will Intel Core i Series of CPUs, alongside they will feature Dolby Home Theatre v4 Surround Sound speakers, HDMI ports, USB 3.0 and 8 hours of battery life. More →
Toshiba is all set to showcase the world's lightest and thinnest 10.1-inch tablet and 13.3-inch Ultrabook at next week's CES. The Japanese tech giant will also showcase a waterproof tablet reference design with an OLED display and a 55-inch QFHD television with glass-free 3D. Well, knowing this space, we are not sure till when these devices will be the world's "thinnest and lightest," especially at an event like CES where just about everyone and their grannies will be peddling in these adjectives. Thankfully, we won't have to wait very long to find out.
LG is going to show-off a slew of new products at CES including two Ultrabooks, two 3D notebooks and an All-in-one with a 3D IPS display. The Ultrabooks, Z330 and Z430 will be the company’s first Ultrabooks. The Z330 will feature a 13.3-inch HD display and will be powered by an Intel Core i7 processor alongside a SATA3 SSD drive. Unique to the Z330 is a super compact clutch bezel giving the 13.3-inch Ultrabook a bezel more akin to a 12-incher. Besides this LG claims the Z330 will be only 14.7-mm thin and will weigh only 1.21Kg. On the flip side, the Z430 will feature a larger 14-inch display, alongside this the ultrabook will run Intel’s core i7 processors in concert with a SDD drive for a quick boot and a 500GB hardrive. The device will weigh 1.50 Kgs. More →