At Computex, Intel has introduced a new type of mobile computers called Ultrabook. According to her, it's thinner and lighter devices that combine the functions of tablets and notebooks. At the same time, they are designed for mass market and should cost less than $ 1000. The thickness of the computer, as defined by Intel Ultrabook, should be less than 20 mm, and battery life - about 10 hours. The first models will be built on Ultrabook processors Intel Sandy Bridge, and then they move to 22 nm chips Ivy Bridge (you're the first half of next year). In 2013, will be presented to 22 nm processors Intel Haswell with markedly reduced energy consumption, too focused on this type of devices.
In a number of characteristics that must also be a notebook Ultrabook, enters SSD drive, or at least an additional drive of this type for caching, this should improve performance. The first representatives of a new category of devices will become a model series ASUS UX, and specificallyASUS UX21. This laptop was also announced at Computex, its thickness varies from 3 to 17 mm.