by Dinesh Thakur


The term Ultrabook, what do they really mean? The ultrabook is a new Intel-defined format. Basically it is a new way of calling notebooks or laptops, to differentiate a little ocean of varieties available. Unlike netbooks that are smaller but also less powerful, ultrabooks offer virtually the same comfort as laptops.

This new category of notebooks with the name ultrabook, where requirements are to have a latest generation powerful processor (core i5, core i7), be ultra lightweight, ultra-thin (less than 20 mm). 

The first offer the advantage of having access to all the tools such as Word, Excel, Photoshop, Adobe Reader etc. This type of machine is dedicated to professionals as offering great performance. Note that the name "ultrabook" is the property of the Intel. Therefore, all machines that bear the name of "ultrabook" are automatically equipped with an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, generally.

Ultrabook Technology

In terms of capacity, ultrabooks have nothing to envy to other laptops. Indeed, although it slightly larger in width and length than a netbook, but significantly lower in height, which leaves a few millimeters. They are equipped with facilities at the forefront of technology. Thus, you will be able to find a wide variety of processor-equipped ultrabook with an Ivy Bridge technology. Graphics cards up to 1 GB, all backed by the RAM between 4 and 16 GB The display quality is at the rendezvous with surprising resolutions for these small cars. Also, you will not be disappointed by the complete connection of ultrabooks.


Indeed, they are equipped with Ethernet, HDMI, USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, WiFi, but also a Thunderbolt port. Recall that the Thunderbolt technology offers data transfer rate that is 20 times faster than the USB 2.0. In terms of storage capacity, you will delighted, because many of the machines are equipped with SSD sometimes reaching the size of 256GB or accompanied by mounted SATA hard drives with capacities from 500 GB to 1 TB The use of SSD provides an opportunity for ultrabooks be particularly fast at startup.


Power and battery of an ultrabook is more than obvious that these machines are not useful if they were not independent. Thus, we will be entitled to models that can run up to 11h in a row even if we say that the average range of these machines is 6:30. There are also equipped with touch screens ultrabooks which gives rise to a mid-computer combination, half tablets. To provide better handling, this type of ultrabooks running Windows 8. You will be able to find from Asus, Toshiba, Samsung, Aspire and many others. However, you should know that the major parts of ultrabooks are not equipped with CD / DVD player. You have understood, everything is done to preserve the smoothness of these machines.