Since its launch in 2011 have Ultrabooks constantly developing. ULTIMATE-TECH-NEWS shows 20 models of up to 1,000 euros.
as makes an Ultra book? Intel has coined the term in 2011 and patented in order also sets the standard for flat laptop fixed: maximum 21 mm – with touchscreen 23 millimeters – can be high a ultra book, depending on the display size, the weight should be less than 2 kilograms. The US company also requires so-called ultra-low voltage processors from Intel, which are extremely energy-efficient and are characterized by a low voltage. This requires that the battery Since 2013 hold at least 6 hours – now many models meet this value. In order for the smooth operation is ensured, Intel provides for its Ultra books either SSDs or hybrid hard drives, exceptionally it may be a HDD. A USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt port and a two-way microphone for voice commands are also must. Entry-level models have to cost less than US $ 1,000, is located in Germany is the maximum at around € 1,000. The online retailer Amazon has some Ultrabooks at below this price limit ULTIMATE-TECH-NEWS provides 20 popular models prior to 999 Euro.
MacBook Air: The special case of Apple
Technically takes the MacBook Air 2015 to be an Ultra book, but it is not. The reason: The American trademark law makes Apple a spanner in the works. Since the Mac Book Air but meets all requirements of Intel, it creates the super light laptop (only 1.08 kg) to the list of 20 most popular ultra books.The cheapest model has a 11-inch display with 1366×768 pixels, a 128-gigabyte SSD and an Intel Core i5 chip of Broadwell series included Intel HD graphics. The 17 mm thin MacBook Air achieved a clock frequency of up to 2.7 GHz in Turbo mode. The operating system is Apple’s OS X is used.
Asus Ultra books for any occasion
Cheap Ultra books come principally from Taiwan. Asus has eight devices most frequently in the top list, alone the Zen Book series has seven models. The Ultra books all feature a 13.3-inch display, at least two USB 3.0 ports and built-in SD card reader. The Zen Book UX303UB-R4044T is the Intel Core i5-6200U and an Nvidia Ge Force 940M the most powerful model, but has 128 gigabytes a relatively small SSD storage. The only 2-in-1 PC from Asus, the place Transformer Book T300FA-FE001H in the popup menu. The 12.5-inch Convertible features a Sky lake processor with up to 2 GHz clock speed, 4GB of RAM and a combination of flash memory and HDD (564 GB). However, the Transformer Book is one of 23 millimeters and the thickest Ultra books
Ultrabooks to buckle
Much of the Ultrabooks currently produced are the same 2-in-1 PCs. The trend is also evident in the Amazon bestseller list: Six Ultrabook Convertibles are one of the favorite models below 1,000 euros, even the top ranking is awarded to a folding notebook – taking the Lenovo Yoga 700-14 (80QD0072) with 14-inch touch display, Intel Core i5-6200U processor of the sixth generation (up 2.3 GHz) and Intel HD graphics. The integrated hybrid hard drive provides 500 gigabytes of memory, the memory is neat with 8 gigabytes. On paper are 18 mm height at 1.7 kilograms – that’s convincing. Other models such as the 10-inch Convertible Hewlett-Packard indeed weigh a little less, but not quite keep with the CPU of the 2-in-1 Ultra books from Lenovo.