The ASUS UX21, that 11.6-inch cake slicer that doubles up as an ultrathin laptop, is coming in September with a price tag of less than $1,000. That's according to the Commercial Times, which cites supplier sources in identifying ASUS' aggressive pricing strategy. Word is that the Taiwanese company is aiming to price the UX21 at 80 to 90 percent of the cost of Apple's competing products, namely the MacBook Air family. Of course, with a second-gen Intel Core i5 (or i7) ...
Posted on June 06, 2011 | Tags: Asus
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Press Released: Intel's Maloney Talks Mobile Growth, Industry Opportunities at Computex
New Roadmaps Across IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ and Atomâ„¢ Processor Families to Usher in Next Wave of Laptops and Connected Mobile Devices
Intel defines new category of mainstream thin and light mobile computers, called Ultrabookâ„¢.
Intel aims to shift 40 percent of consumer laptops to the Ultrabookâ„¢ by end of 2012.
Separately, Intel is accelerating the Atomâ„¢ processor roadmap to a one-process-generation per year cadence to enable a wider range of optimized solutions for multiple ...
Posted on May 31, 2011 | Tags: 14nm
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The thickest part of this new laptop is 17mm, its entire body is built from an aluminum alloy, and the CPUs can be specced as high as Core i7. Anything else you need to know before drooling all over yourself? ASUS projects the launch of its shiny new UX21 in September, and you can see it on ...