GIGABYTE has today announded new notebooksincluding the X11, an 11.6" full carbon fiber notebook weighing only 975g. The company also presented the U2442 and U2440 models.
Being the lightest notebook on earth weighing only 975g and having the thickness of only 0.3cm at its thinnest, the X11 is the lightest ultra notebook and the only full carbon fiber notebook. It is made through six stages of production processes by applying woven diamond technique which resulted in a feather weight design.
It is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors, Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium or Genuine Windows 7 Professional, 128GB SSD, USB3.0, HDMI 1.4 and Bluetooth 4.0. X11 also enhances the multimedia ability by adapting a 16:9 HD screen with LED backlight. Other features include Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Anti-Theft Technology bulit-in. The Smart Recovery also allows easy system restore.
GIGABYTE X11's street price is $999~1,299USD (tax excluded) and it will be released in July.
GIGABYTE also launched the 14" U2442 model coming in a streamline design and featuring 3rd generation Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M / GT 640M discrete graphics, THX TruStudio Pro audio technology and 1600x900 HD+ display. The U2442 also provides a HD+ 1600x900 display and THX TruStudio Pro audio technology. It's street price is ranging from $999~1,299USD (tax excluded) and it will be on the market in mid June.
GIGABYTE U2440 is the company's mainstream 14" notebook. It is powered by 3rd generation Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce GT630M discrete graphics, supports up to 1TB HDD storage for practicability and has a built-in ODD in a thin form factor of 21.5mm. The U2442 has also a dual air vent design (one for CPU and one for GPU) that eliminates heat and keeps noise to a minimum. It also boasts an automatic light sensing backlight keyboard, which adjusts the light to external conditions.
The notebook has a 1TB HDD and supports an mSATA for Intel Rapid Start, which allows the notebook to resume from sleep mode in seconds. Other features include USB 3.0, HDMI1.4 supporting 3D/HD output and Bluetooth 4.0. Prices start from from $699USD (tax excluded).