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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

New Computer Category Named "Ultrabook"

Since developed several decades ago, computer form has evolved several times. Desktop and notebook probably the best known. Later appeared netbook, ultraportable notebooks, all in one PC, and Apple last introduced a tablet as new category of computers that increasingly popular.

Do not stop there, Intel is also trying to create a new computer category called ultrabook. The term ultrabook, Intel delivered at the event Computex 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan, which was held May 31 through June 4, 2011.
What is ultrabook and what the different with other computer categories? Ultrabook is a kind of notebook that is lightweight, but still equipped with high performance capabilities and have features such as tablets. The price is under 1000 U.S. dollars.

Sean Maloney, Intel executive vice president (left) show off ASUS Ultrabook with Jonney Shih, ASUS Chairman at Computex 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan.

"Will there will be less confusion if you look at its shape. When you open it is visible is a PC, but if taken, just stay close and suddenly become a tablet. Is this a PC, tablet, I think it is quite necessary to debate," said Mooly Eden , Vice President of Intel, in Taipei, on Tuesday (31/05/2011).

The first product will be released to the market as a category are made ​​by Asus ultrabook with UX series. This product will exit the market started the Christmas holiday season and the coming New Year.

Tom Killroy, Senior Vice President of Intel, said, ultrabook created as a tool to provide very fast response. The device is designed to be active, continues to connect, and more responsive, similar to the tablet that much in circulation today, such as iPad and other Android-based devices. He said, ultrabook even expected to dominate the laptop market to 40 percent at the end of 2011 this.