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Expect Cheaper Casing Materials on Ultrabooks, $599 Entry-Level

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As Ultrabooks move to mainstream, pricing becomes critical. Materials become less critical. Expect more plastic and stamped metal…

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In a press event on Wednesday, Intel Taiwan’s country manager Jason Chen said that he expects Ultrabooks to reach $599 although the mainstream price is more likely to be $699. The price point will only be reached by the use of cheaper materials reports Focus Taiwan.

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Ultrabooks Key To ‘Transforming the PC Experience’ – IDF 2012 Keynote Video

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idf presentationYesterday (12th April in Beijing) Kirk Skaugen spent 53 minutes on stage at the IDF Beijing 2012 conference. Most of that time was spent talking around Ultrabooks.

You’ll see the Hybrid Ultrabook ‘Letexo’ , graphics, media and touch demonstrations, Windows 8, security, VPro and more.

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Slider Ultrabook is Real! (Video clip)

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“The best of a clamshell and the bet of a tablet all in a next generation Ultrabook.”
Update: It’s an Intel concept design called Letexo.
Update 2: AKA Clove Point according to a pointed mention in a Wired article.

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The slider Ultrabook we showed you yesterday is real!

We’re working on getting you more information right now but here’s a short clip of it in an Intel video that was published today. It’s real, it’s working and it’s exciting to think that this could be a real product launching very soon.

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Wireless Charging For Ultrabooks + Phones Detailed

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Intel have just presented details of a Wireless Charging solution for Ultrabooks at IDF Beijing. They see a big potential market and look to have made good progress on a hard/soft solution that takes into account power considerations and regulatory requirements. Patents have been applied for!

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Hybrid Ultrabook Design with Slider Keyboard. Update: It’s ‘Letexo’

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Update: This is an Intel concept design called Letexo.

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As I filter through some of the information coming out of IDF in Beijing, this image strikes me as being significant. It’s a slider tablet design with a Windows 8 button. The design smacks of Dell but the logo on the images [Lxo, Lyo or Lko perhaps?] tells us that this is probably just a CAD concept. However, it looks fantastic and is something that could hit the Ultrabook sector soon. 

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