Gigabyte is a name that is typically more known for its motherboards but they have announced a few very slick Windows 8 devices during CES.
S1185 – Perfected for Work and Play
The 11.6-inch S1185 is a Full HD IPS Windows 8 tablet ideal for work and play. Packed with 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ Processor, full HD capacitive IPS display for your viewing pleasure and sublime touch experience with Windows 8 apps, the S1185 delivers ultimate performance and wonderful user experience. With fixed standard VGA & HDMI ports, magnetically attached keyboard kit, GIGABYTE mouse buttons, Optical Finger Navigation for PC mode usage, and dual cameras, the S1185 is perfected to bring you the best of Windows 8 with the convenience and ultimate productivity for business or pleasure.
S1082 – Powerful Slate for Productivity
Business and professional users need a slate that adapts to their mobile lifestyle and the S1082 is built specifically for them. The Windows 8 S1082 Slate is powered by the new energy efficient Intel® dual-core processor. The slate has two excellent options for storage. The large 500GB HDD version allows users to load all their important files and data and never worry about space limitations, while the SSD version provides a speedy user experience. The slate features a responsive capacitive multi-touch display and an optical finger navigation button as well as left/right mouse buttons for general use making it convenient to use while editing documents and presentations. The S1082 also includes HDMI, LAN and VGA ports so that users can connect to external displays for presentations. The S1082 also includes a built-in 3.5G antenna that helps you stay online all the time. A keyboard (with USB cable) and a carrying case are also designed specifically for the S1082, which increase the functionality of the device and makes it a notebook on the go.
U2142 – Masterclass Convertible Ultrabook™
The 11.6-inch U2142, a convertible Ultrabook™, heralds a new era in innovative technology from GIGABYTE. The GIGABYTE Ultrabook™ U2142 has a swivel hinge and can be converted into a tablet or an Ultrabook™ thus providing the best of both worlds with the new Windows 8 system. The U2142 is sleek and stylish, weighs only 1.39kg (m-SSD)/1.49kg (HDD) a lightweight, and just 20mm thin! It comes with 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor, full I/O ports, and can fit up to 256GB mSATA SSD and an additional 1TB of HDD provides you with massive storage and lightning quick performance which highlights the benefit of having both SSD and HDD. It’s an excellent choice for users looking for both the power of a notebook with the touch capability of a tablet.
U2442 – Extreme Ultrabook™ with High-performance
The U2442 is exceptionally designed with a sleek form factor that is just 1.59kg/1.69kg and thinness from 18.5-21mm with an elegant shuttle streamline design. It is powered by 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 730M / GT 650M discrete graphics and this Ultrabook™ has been designed to bring you ultra-performance. The dual air vent design efficiently eliminates heat and keeps noise to a minimum, effectively keeping the notebook from overheating. It also boasts an automatic light sensing backlit keyboard that adjusts the brightness and allows ease of typing even under low light conditions. The U2442 Ultrabook™ is able to pack a 128GB mSATA SSD and a large 750GB/1TB HDD into its super slim body. The dual-storage system provides the user with speed and massive storage options. Do away with external storage with the Extreme Ultrabook™.
P2742G – Magnificent 17-inch Gaming Notebook
The recently launched P2742G, a 17-inch premium gaming notebook packs incredible power and gives consumers amazing options for hardcore games. Powered by an unrivaled 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Quad-Core Processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660M GDDR5 2GB graphics processor reaching 3DMark Vantage at 12,193 points this gaming notebook has been designed to bring you powerful graphics and performance. Featuring two bays for double the storage, the P2742G provides huge storage capacity up to 2TB and supports superior RAID 0 Technology for lightning speed performance. Designed for gamers to deliver an unparalleled gaming experience, the P2742G comes in two colors: eye-catching orange and svelte black. Be the envy of everyone when you show up with your gaming notebook for that next LAN party!