Gigabyte today officially unveiled its X11 Ultrabook following yesterday's leaked images of the laptop. The 11.6-inch Ultrabook is being touted as the world's lightest notebook, weighing only 975g or 2.15 pounds. Besides sporting a MacBook Air-like ultra thin design ranging from 16.5mm to 3mm (0.65 inches to 0.19 inches) at its thinnest point, the X11 is also made from real carbon fiber that further reduces weight.
Inside, the X11 packs Intel's latest Ivy Bridge series processor with 4GB of DDR3 RAM, Mobile Intel HM77 Express chipset, Intel HD Graphics 4000, and a 128GB SSD. It has a USB 2.0 port as well as a USB 3.0 port along with a mini DisplayPort and microSD slot. It also supports WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.
The X11 sports a 11.6-inch LED backlit display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and has a 1.3-megapixel embedded webcam. It also features a chiclet keyboard with a buttonless trackpad. The X11 is expected to launch sometime in July and priced ranging from $999 to $1,299. It will ship with Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional on board.
Additionally, Gigabyte announced two 14-inch notebooks with model numbers U2422 and U2440, both featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors and THX audio technology. The U2422 sports NVIDIA's GeForce GT 650M or 640M discrete graphics, while the U2440 sports NVIDIA's GeForce 630M graphics. The U2422 is priced from $999 to $1,299 and the U2440 is priced at $699. Both will be available in June.