After Intel Ivy Bridge Release, Ultrabook Prices will Drop
Major vendors such as Acer, Lenovo, and Hewlett Packard (HP) would lower their prices this year Ultrabook. The price decline started in North America in welcoming the newest Ultrabook model with an Intel Ivy Bridge.
With the latest processors from Intel, the Ultrabook will have better graphics capabilities to longer battery power. Intel CEO Paul Otellini had said the new processor can save power consumption up to 30 percent electricity and can last up to 10 days, although only in a single charging.
On the graphics side will give 37 percent faster than previous processors. In terms of size, Ivi Bridge using fabricated 22 nm and Sandy Bridge is 32 nm. Based on the source of the quoted retail channel Digitimes, PC vendors are expected to cut Ultrabook series of up to 21-25 percent of its original price.
For example, Acer Aspire Ultrabook S3-951 hard disk drives that use has now dropped to 799 dollars from the original price of 899 U.S. dollars in North America. Meanwhile, Lenovo and HP respectively Ultrabook lowering its prices by 25 percent and 21 percent of its original price of 1595 U.S. dollars (Lenovo IdeaPad U300s) and 900 U.S. dollars (HP Folio 13).
HP itself is now preparing to release Ultrabook Envy Spectra 14 in Taiwan on February 8, 2012. Ultrabook second generation is going to have a striking design with glass and has a screen resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels, with a starting price of 1400 U.S. dollars. As soon, Lenovo will launch newest product in the second quarter of 2012.