These days, ultra-thin is ongoing trend in laptops, cell phones, ultrabooks, etc. Ultrabooks, the next generation's thin, fast, light laptops are very famous in the laptop market. Recently, NEC launched a new device known as LaVie Z that is very light and thin. LaVie Z is reffered as the lightest ultrabook in the world. It weighs only 875 g and has thickness of 14.9 mm. New combinations of materials are used in order to make this ultrabook lighter and thinner. A lightweight and durable lithium-magnesium alloy is used in constructing LaVie Z. It is the only tablet in market that is made from lithium-magnesium alloy.
NEC LaVie Z comes with a 13.3-inch LED backlit display with a resolution of 1600 x 900P. LaVie Z will be available in two models. One will be powered by Intel Core i7-3517U processor with 256 GB of SSD storage while another will be powered by Intel Core i5-3317U processor along with 128 GB of SSD storage. Both models feature 4 GB of RAM, Wi-Fi, 720p HD webcam and Bluetooth. The battery of this ultrabook will recharge up to 80% capacity in one hour as well delivers the power up to 8.1 hours.
NEC LaVie Z uses Windows 7 as the OS. The “Quick Power On” mode of the device lets it to boot in just 2 seconds from sleep mode. Network Duet feature is used by the device to share data storage space with another device on the network. Other features of the device are HDMI out, USB 3.0 and SDXC slot. The NEC LaVie Z ultrabook will hit the Japanese market from 23rd August with a price tag of ¥130,000 ($1,600) for the lower specs version and ¥160,000 ($1,975) for the high-end model.