Gigabyte Unveils X11 World’s Lightest Ultrabook

Gigabyte has announced a new ultra book weighing only 975 grams, making it ultra book according to the manufacturer the lightest so far. The Gigabyte X11 comes in different versions on the market and starts at $ 999.

Gigabyte X11 is made of a combination of carbon and aluminum. The case is similar to the MacBook Air and Asus Zenbooks tapered at the front, and measuring 3mm at its thinnest point, at its thickest point, the notebook is 16.5 mm thick. The black notebook features a chiclet keyboard, a trackpad with integrated buttons below. The 11.6-inch screen has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

The processor is combined with 4GB of DDR3 RAM and a 128GB SSD, along with an unidentified “3rd generation Intel Core” processor (Ivy Bridge). On the field there is support for wireless wifi b / g / n and Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 2.0 and a second 3.0 port, microSD slot, audio in/out and a mini-display port.

Which configurations will be implemented is not yet known, but according to Gigabyte, the price will vary from 999 to 1299 euro. The ultra-book is displayed at Computex next week and should be in stores in July.

Intel’s and Nvidia’s OEM PC partners are set to launch a number of laptops at Computex, where the company would announced two other products: The U2442, a lightweight notebook weighing 3.5 pounds with more powerful Ivy Bridge-based processors ($999 to $1,299, on the market in mid-June) and the U2440 notebook, a “light and thin” system that’ll also pack Ivy Bridge as well as discrete NVIDIA graphics (from $699, on the market by the end of June).

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