Ultrabooks: The Laptops of the Future

Ultrabooks are the new revolution in computer world. They are thin and light laptops with no hard disk (SSD instead) and no CD/DVD drive, but a good battery life (6-7 hours).

Features:

Storage
Solid State Drive (SSD) as the primary storage device, instead of the traditional Hard Drive (HDD) – ensuring incredibly quick boot time.

Dimensions
20mm thickness.

Weight
Ultrabook: 2 t0 3 pounds
Laptop: 20 pounds

CPU
powerful but lower power consuming Intel Core i5 and the Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge processor.

RAM
4GB of RAM

Battery
Ultrabook: 6 – 7 hours
Laptops: 2 – 3 hours

Display
11, 13 or 14-inches.

Price
1000 USD

Next Ultrabooks wave will be:
CPU: Ivy Bridge architecture
Display: touchscreens.
Input: voice control.

Why Intel pushed Ultrabooks ?

Because the iPhone, iPad and its followers powered by Google, RIM, Microsoft, and Nokia, don’t use portable chips made by Intel. That’s because Intel hasn’t until now been able to achieve the same low energy consumption/high relative computing power output of rival mobile CPU designers like ARM.

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