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ultrathin laptop

A subnotebook computer that is approximately the same weight as a netbook but is thinner and more powerful. Introduced in 2009 using a low-voltage processor, ultrathins came with Windows Vista and subsequently Windows 7, whereas Windows netbooks typically run Windows XP. See Ultrabook, subnotebook, netbook and laptop.
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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.
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.