Fujitsu Lifebook U554 ultrabook with Haswell chip hits Europe

Fujitsu U554

Fujitsu’s latest ultrabook is one of the company’s first to feature a 4th-generation Intel Core processor. The Lifebook U554 has a 13.3 inch display and supports up to an Intel Core i5 Haswell processor. Intel did introduce another Haswell ultrabook recently — the Lifebook UH90/L is a premium model with a 14 inch, 3200 x […]

Lenovo ThinkPad T440s ultrabook with Haswell CPU, HD+ display coming soon

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Lenovo is getting ready to launch its first ThinkPad ultrabook with an Intel Haswell processor. The ThinkPad T440S with a 4th-generation Intel Core processor showed up at the Lenovo website recently. Pricing and the full spec sheet aren’t available yet, but we know that the laptop will be available with a high resolution display, and […]

Meet Samsung’s first Haswell ultrabook: ATIV Book 9 Plus

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus

Samsung is bringing its super-slim 13 inch ultrabook lineup into the Haswell age. The new Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus has the same styling as the company’s earlier Series 9 ultrabooks, but under the hood it packs a shiny new Intel Core i5-4200U dual-core processor and a qHD+ high resolution display. The Samsung ATIV Book […]

Lenovo unveils ThinkPad S531 15.6 inch ultrabook

Lenovo ThinkPad S531

Lenovo is launching its first ThinkPad ultrabook to sport a 15.6 inch display. The Lenovo Thinkpad S531 is a large, business-class ultrabook that weighs about 5 pounds and which has a display that you can fold back 180 degrees. The large display means the laptop’s bigger than most ultrabooks, and Lenovo’s using the extra space […]

Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH90/L ultrabook with 3200 x 1800 pixel display

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Fujitsu’s latest ultrabook features a Intel Core i5 Haswell processor and a 500GB hybrid hard drive with solid state cache for quick startup. But what really makes the Fujitsu Lifebook UH90/L stand out is the display. The ultrabook features a 14 inch, 3200 x 1800 pixel IGZO screen. According to Fujitsu, the thin bezel around […]

Sony Vaio Pro 11, Vaio Pro 13 to the premium ultrabook party

Sony Vaio Pro 13

Sony is expanding its ultrabook lineup with two new high-end models featuring Intel Haswell processors, 1920 x 1080 pixel touchscreen displays, and thin and light cases. A model with an 11.6 inch display will launch June 9th for $1149, and a 13.3 inch model with a starting price of $1249 will launch the same day. […]

Sony unveils the Vaio Duo 13 Windows 8 slider


Sony is expanding its line of slider-style Windows 8 tablets. Last year the company introduced the Sony Vaio Duo 11, a tablet with a slide-out keyboard that lets you use the machine like a laptop. Now, as expected, Sony is following up with a 13 inch model called the Sony Vaio Duo 13. The Sony […]

Sony Vaio Pro 11 ultrabook weighs less than 2.2 pounds

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Sony is showing off a new thin and light laptop that weighs less than 1 kilogram, features an 11.6 inch, full HD touchscreen display, and an Intel Haswell processor. Like most super-slim ultrabooks, the Sony Vaio Pro 11 has a built-in battery that’s not easy to replace. But this is a “pro” model, which means […]

Intel: More than 50 tablet/notebook hybrids coming, some as low as $399

Asus Transformer Book Trio

Intel says its new chips will power dozens of devices that straddle the line between notebooks and tablets. According to the company there are more than 50 different “2-in-1 designs in the pipeline.” That includes premium models with Intel’s 4th generation Core “Haswell” chips, as well as cheaper, lower-power models with the company’s upcoming Intel […]

Gigabyte unveils new U24, U35 portable notebooks

Gigabyte U24T

Gigabyte’s new portable gaming notebooks aren’t the only new ultrabooks coming from the Taiwanese company. Gigabyte is also updating its ultraportable notebook lineup with a few new models featuring Haswell chips and optional touchscreen displays. Gigabyte U24F and U24T Earlier this year Gigabyte launched a U2442DT ultrabook with an Intel Ivy Bridge processor and NVIDIA […]

Gigabyte introduces Ultrablade gaming laptops with 14, 15.6 inch screens

Gigabyte P34G

Taiwanese computer maker Gigabyte is launching two new ultrabooks aimed at gamers. The company’s new 15.6 inch and 14 inch ultrabooks feature Intel Haswell processors, NVIDIA graphics, and relatively slim designs for laptops packing that much power. Gigbyte P34G The 14 inch Gigabyte P34G measures 0.83 inches thick and weighs 3.7 pounds. It packs a […]

Asus unveils the Zenbook Infinity premium ultrabook

Asus Zenbook Infinity

Asus is adding a new premium ultrabook to its Zenbook lineup. The Asus Zenbook Infinity features a 13.3 inch display, a 28W Intel Haswell processor, and a slim design — the notebook measures just 0.6 inches thick. Unfortunately, we don’t actually know much more about the laptop yet. Asus is only displaying it in a […]

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook updated with Haswell CPU, NVIDIA GPU

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The Acer Aspire S3 is one of the grandaddy’s of all ultrabooks. Acer introduced the first model way back in the fall of 2011. Since then the company has upgraded the S3 a few times by offering faster processors and other improvements, but the higher-priced Acer Aspire S7 has gotten more love from Acer designers. […]

2013 ultrabooks to include voice control, touchscreens, longer battery life

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Now that Intel’s Haswell processors are about to hit the streets, we’re going to start seeing laptops, tablets, and other devices featuring those chips. Many of those devices will be the thin and portable notebooks and hybrid tablets that Intel likes to call ultrabooks. This year’s models should offer longer battery life, quicker wake from […]