07/02/2012 08:37                                                                                    blog.batteryfast.co.uk...
07/02/2012 08:37                                                                                    blog.batteryfast.co.uk...
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In the second quarter of 2012, Asus prepares to introduce a couple of new U-Series ultra-portable notebooks based on Intel’s upcoming Ivy Bridge processors, which will feature an improved design and better specs than their predecessors.

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  1. 1. 07/02/2012 08:37 blog.batteryfast.co.uk Asus U47 Ultraportable with Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs Asus U47 Ultraportable with Intel Ivy 14-inch display in a smaller 13-inch chassis, weighs Bridge CPUs more than the U47, at 4.4 pounds.) CloudTags: Asus , U47 , Ultraportable , Intel Ivy Besides portability, the U47 offers attractive confi- Bridge , CPUs , Asus a32-x51 , Asus a32-f3 , Asus guration options, according to Notebook Italia. In a32-f5 batteries addition to Core i5 or Core i7 processors, the laptop supports up to 8GB of memory and hard drive sto- rage of up to 1TB. You’ll also be able to equip the U47 with a dedica- ted Nvidia GeForce video card. Factor in the DVD writer and the eight hours of battery life, and the U47 looks like a laptop designed for power users. The display, however, is your typical 1366-by-768- pixels resolution. For the U47A Asus will rely on the integrated Intel GPU found inside Ivy Bridge CPUs, while the more advanced U47VC will receive the addition of a next- In the second quarter of 2012, Asus prepares to gen discrete GPU built by Nvidia. introduce a couple of new U-Series ultra-portablehttp://blog.batteryfast.co.uk/asus-u47-ultraportable-with-intel-ivy-bridge-cpus/ notebooks based on Intel’s upcoming Ivy Bridge The names of the processors, or the GPUs, processors, which will feature an improved design that Asus will install on these two U-Series models, and better specs than their predecessors. were not revealed. However, Notebook Italia sug- gests that the Taiwanese company will most likely The two notebook models that the company plans opt for CPUs from the Core i3 and Core i5 product to release are the Asus U47A and the U47VC, the lines. main difference between them being the type of graphics used. Various hard drive options are also available, ran- ging in size from 320GB to 1TB, some of these co- To be exact, this aluminum-clad laptop is just an ming with a spindle speed of 7200RPM for faster inch thick (25.1 mm) and weighs in at a mere 2.9 data access. pounds (1.32 kg). The U47 may not look as sleek as razor-thin Ultrabooks such as the Asus UX31, but it’s The rest of the specifications list is pretty much stan- certainly more portable than many midsize laptops. dard for this type of notebook design, with features (The 14-inch HP Envy, for example, seems downright including a built-in 0.3MP webcam and HDMI output heavy now at 5.6 pounds, and even the Dell XPS to optional Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity. 14z, which is another ultraportable that squeezes a Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 joliprint.com/mag Page 1
  2. 2. 07/02/2012 08:37 blog.batteryfast.co.uk Asus U47 Ultraportable with Intel Ivy Bridge CPUs Furthermore, the ultra-portables can also be equip- ped with up to 8GB of system memory and with a Super-Multi DVD drive. A couple of USB 3.0 ports are also provided for achie- ving quicker data transfer speeds, while the 14-inch 1366×768 display installed is paired together with a thin bezel, that enables it to fit inside the space normally required by a 13.3-inch screen. No information regarding the release date or the pricing of these upcoming Asus U47 laptops is avai- lable, but the first Intel Ivy Bridge processors are expected to make their debut at the start of April 2012. Related Articles:http://blog.batteryfast.co.uk/asus-u47-ultraportable-with-intel-ivy-bridge-cpus/ Love this PDF? Add it to your Reading List! 4 joliprint.com/mag Page 2

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