today introduced the Satellite([R]) T200 series of ultrathin laptops.
The ultrathin laptops also feature HDMI ports and built-in Webcams, as well as smart Toshiba features, like USB Sleep-and-Charge5, Hard Drive Impact Sensors and Toshiba Media Controller[TM], ReelTime[TM] and Bulletin Board.
Compared to ultrathin laptops, netbooks are designed for Web surfing and to run basic applications like word processing software.
Ultrathin laptops could possibly bite into netbook sales, which have had a price advantage, costing between $200 and $500.
Intel and Advanced Micro Devices are providing chips to PC makers for ultrathin laptops.
The emergence of ultrathin laptops also works in favor of Microsoft, which is looking to eke out more profitability from the low-end laptop space.
Since Intel launched its CULV platform last year, a couple of large-sized international notebook PC brands, such as Asus, Acer, HP and Dell, have actively released their CULV-based models, as they are quite optimistic about the market trend of lightweight, ultrathin laptops
The Neo chip was designed to run lower-end products, like ultrathin laptops
that promise full functionality at lower prices than more traditional PCs.
Lines could blur further when new ultrathin laptops
priced between $500 and $800 make an impact, Jacobs said.
lt;p>AMD has developed the low-power Athlon Neo chips for PCs called ultrathin laptops
, which are pricier than netbooks but offer better processing and graphics performance.
lt;p>The ultrathin laptops
are different from what Intel refers to as ultraportable laptops.
AMD earlier in the month launched Athlon Neo for ultrathin laptops