What is Ultrabook according to Wikipedia

According to ultrabook wikipedia, it refers to a higher end version of laptop. These laptops weigh less than 1.5 kilograms and have thickness of 2.1 centimeters or less. Common specs include low power processors, integrated graphics and chassis to accommodate big batteries in small cases. Many ultra book manufactures have limited number of external ports to further slim down the case.

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Specifications of an ultrabook

Since the term “ultrabook” was coined by Intel, it requires its ultrabook manufactures to meet certain specifications in order for an OEM to sell a laptop as Ultrabook.

what is ultrabook

Huvor River – October 2011

Processor: Sandy Bridge microarchitecture; Intel Core models; CULV (17 W TDP)
Height: (maximum) 18 mm for 13.3" and smaller displays; 21 mm for 14.0" and larger displays
Battery life: (minimum) 5 hours
Resume from hibernation: (maximum) 7 seconds
Storage:    no requirements
I/O:    no requirements
Software and firmware:    Intel Management Engine 7.1 (or higher); Intel Anti-Theft Technology; Intel Identity Protection Technology

Chief River - June 2012

Processor: Ivy Bridge microarchitecture; Intel Core models; CULV (17 W TDP)
Height: (maximum) 18 mm for 13.3" and smaller displays; 21 mm for 14.0" and larger displays; 23 mm for convertible tablets
Battery life: (minimum) 5 hours
Resume from hibernation: (maximum) 7 seconds
Storage:    80 MB/s transfer rate (minimum)
I/O:    USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt
Software and firmware:    Intel Management Engine 8.0 (or higher); Intel Anti-Theft Technology; Intel Identity Protection Technology

Shark Bay - June 2013

Processor: Haswell microarchitecture SiP (11.5 or 15 W TDP)
Height: (maximum) 20 mm for 13.3" and smaller displays; 23 mm for 14.0 and larger displays
Battery life: (minimum) 6 hours HD video playback; 9 hours Windows 8 idle
Resume from hibernation: (maximum) 3 seconds
Storage:    80 MB/s transfer rate (minimum)
I/O:    Intel Wireless Display; touchscreen; voice command; sensors/context aware (convertibles only)
Software and firmware:    Anti-virus, anti-malware; Intel Anti-Theft Technology; Intel Identity Protection Technology