Intel introduced its newly created category of laptop Ultrabook at Computex 2011 back in May. An Ultrabook laptop has to feature a super thin form factor, taking advantage of the new 22 nm Ivy Bridge processors will help to keep prices below the $1,000 bar.
Products featuring Ivy Bridge processors are expected to be introduced in the market in the first half of 2012, according to Intel, it will deliver improved power efficiency, smart visual performance, increased responsiveness and enhanced security. The next generation of Intel processors, planned to launch in 2013, codenamed “Haswell”, are expected to offer an even more impressive power efficiency, touted by the manufacturer “to reduce power consumption to half of the “thermal design point” for today’s microprocessors.”
We all know that money is the nerve of war when it comes to innovation, and today, the chip giant is launching a $300 million Ultrabook fund to back its effort in cutting edge mobile computing research and development.
Intel and its Ultrabook fund aims to focus on hardware and software technologies that will help deliver new and enhanced user experiences, longer battery life and slim components.
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