ASUS S Series Ultrabooks will start at $599

Posted on 06 June 2012, Last updated on 06 June 2012 by

We’re gradually getting more and more information on the ASUS S46 and S56 Ultrabooks and it’s looking like they will be the budget offering this back-to-school season. DVD is included along with a range of ports, a mainstream screen and that might even be a replaceable cylindrical cell battery pack on the back there. Starting price -  a new record low of $599. Is that the sound of AMD’s ultrathins being crushed?

ASUS Series S Ultrabook (2)

The range goes up from $599 but it sounds like the 15” model will start at $799

Expect this to sit right alongside the Lenovo U310, the Dell Inspiron 14z, the Toshiba U840/U845, Sony Vaio T13 and lower-priced 1st-gen Ultrabooks in the back-to-school battle this year. There’s going to be a big choice come August.

$599. How about that!

Video below is from Laptopmag.

The video below shows the 15” ASUS S56 with a confirmed removable battery. It’s a hulk of an Ultrabook but hey, this could really make a difference to someone used to carrying around 3KG of laptop.

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