Netbook once was the spotlight, but sue to the last one or two years doubleteam of tablet PCs and Ultrabook, it is no longer so important! After all, On the thin, the Ultrabook in a similar shape can provide more powerful computing capabilities; Tablet PC is to fill vacancies Netbook easier to access to the Internet function. For this reason, Toshiba decided to withdraw from the Netbook market in the United States, the future will be the main for Ultrabook.
Although the U.S. market seems rather remote away from us, but the motive and purpose behind it are common: small amounts of electricity in the mainstream has gradually been replaced by Tablet PC, all the system works – especially those manufacturers who make all the three Ultrabook, tablet, small laptop- need to be carefully re-planning its product line to avoid kicking on their own feet.
A few days ago, Japanese largest electricity provider DOCOMO has just released nearly 20 summer new phones, but in fact, apart from mobile phones, DOCOMO also simultaneous list three anti-Tablet PC in August: the Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D. Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D adopts 10.1-inch screen powered by the Android 4.0 ICS operating system, equipped with 1.2 GHz dual-core processors, as well as 6,560 mAh battery capacity, but the point is that Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D has the IPX5/IPX7 waterproof function, do not have to worry about the water inside the machine when falling into the water.
Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D has a dazzling champagne color back, the outlook seems very attractive, but its body size is 262×181×11.7mm, and the weight is 672g, weignter than the general 10 inch tablet.
Although Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D has IPX5/IPX7 waterproof function that the general Tablet PC does not have, with the special abilities whether it is sprayed into the water or soak it will still not be broken in the water for some time, but in addition tothe processor as well as Android 4.0 system, the overall specifications look quite satisfactory. Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D 10.1-inch screen resolution is 1280×800, with a 1.2GHz OMAP4460 dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM, as well as 1.3 megapixel front camera, this section does not set the camera. Panasonic Eluga Live P-08D supports up to 32GB microSD expansion, WiFi and 3G network Internet access, built-in 6,560 mAh battery capacity, the DOCOMO electric provider did not give the specific price .
ASUS EeePad Slider SL101 Tablet PC has a full-size QWERTY keyboard, the IPS wide viewing angle screen, sapphire grade scratch-resistant anti-wear ultra-durable screen, SRS surround sound system, built-in USB2.0 interface and MicroSD expansion slot, regardless of touch operation Tablet PC or through the keyboard input it is very easy to use.
Recently, Asus provides the traditional Chinese Android 4.0 operating system FOTA update in Taiwan since May 10, users can easily enjoy the ice cream sandwiches more humane and more convenient practical application experience. Such as automatic panoramic photo fast shooting, the new photo editing and dynamic photographic effects.
After the upgrade, the ASUS EeePad Slider SL101 unlock screen can directly open the camera features, quickly switch between handheld and the computer version of the web browser mode, and supporting pages offline reading.
According to media sources, Sony may release the VAIO T13 Ultrabook in Germany, and the ultrabook will use the latest Intel Ivy Bridge chipset. Last week, Sony revealed the European version of the T13 ultrabook will use the Core i3-2367M processor, but according to the German site on the exposed specifications, there will be the Core i5-3317U processor the same with Samsung Series 9 processor.
However, this message is undetermined, the VAIO T13 new products indicates that the VAIO series will be all upgraded to the Ivy Bridge platform, or just means a new replenish to the existing Sandy Bridge platform, it still needs Sony official to confirme.
Samsung’s next generation Galaxy Tab Tablet PC may be adopted dual screen design. Samsung’s latest patent application involves a dual-screen flat-panel, some similar with Sony Tablet P and Nintendo DS design.
According to patent, it shows that the dual-screen concept can be docked in the fold, both the dual-display can show a complete picture, and also each screen to display different content.
The concept flat-panel copys the characteristics of the Galaxy Note, stylus configured for graffiti. At the same time this patent also reveals a dual switch controller pointer.
Currently, Samsung is already the world’s largest smartphone maker, the iPad’s most powerful competitors, but also the manufacturers that introduces the largest sizes of smart phones and tablet devices. But Samsung is not satisfied with this, and they are still making effert in product design.
Sony Tablet P has once made to try different flat-panel design, but its battery life and storage space are limited, while supporting dual-installed applications are relatively less.
Although Sony tried the folding tablet, ASUS tried deformation tablet, Samsung has also applied for a dual concept design patents, but the design is just the design which does not mean necessarily shelves to sell.
Samsung Series 9 notebook has just appeared on the Internet, which may be the thinnest 15-inch notebook product, built-in Intel low-power Ivy Bridge processor, the first model N900X46 configured as a 1.7Ghz Intel Core i5 3317u with 8GB memory, 128GB SSD and a 1600×900 screen, the thickness is only 14.9mm, the price is temporarily unknown.
According to media reports, Dell’s ultra-thin notebook XPS 13 sales performance is better than expected. Dell said the XPS 13 ultra-thin notebook was top one on the sales charts on February 28, now the sales volume has been twice than expected, and the needs of ordinary consumers and businesses are very strong.
Dell’s marketing director Alison Gardner said, “since the XPS 13 shipped, the sales have always exceeded our expectations.” More than half this notebook priced at $999 are sold to the company.
The past five to six years, Dell’s enterprise business scale has expansed one time, the company’s business has accounted for half of the company’s revenue.
Refused to disclose specific data, but Gardner said, seen from the current level of sales, he has seen the ultra-thin notebook business opportunities. The ultrathin notebook has also provided consumers with alternatives to the iPad, and MacBook Air.
There have been analysts believing that hign manufacturingcost will lead to ultra-thin notebook no competitive advantage on price. Intel first introduced the ultra-thin notebook in 2003. Traditional notebook is being extruded from smart phone, the iPad, ultra-thin notebook and other products.