Ultraportable Laptops

Processor(s): Standard System:
Intel Atom or Intel Core 2 Duo processors
AMD Turion X2 or AMD Athlon Neo processors
Via C7-M ULV processor
Motherboard PCI-X (PCI Express) with few or no expansion card slots.
Operating System:
Standard System:
Microsoft Vista (any 32 bit version)
or Microsoft Windows 7 (any 32 bit version)
Performance System:
Microsoft Vista (any 64 bit version)
or Apple Macintosh OS X
or Linux
Standard System: 2 GB
Performance System: 4 GB (max for 32 bit systems)
Hard Drive(s):
Basic System: 128GB
Standard System: 250GB
Performance System: 500GB
Optional Equipment: Solid State Drive (SSD) to save weight and energy
Graphics Card(s):
Standard System: integrated graphics processing unit (e.g. Intel Graphics Media Accelerator chip family) or PCIe card with 64MB of RAM (e.g. Intel, ATI or nVidia cards)
Performance System: PCIe card with 256 MB of RAM (e.g. ATI and nVidia cards)
Sound System: Standard System: integrated sound card; integrated stereo speakers; external speakers are not usually bundled with ultraportable laptops
Optical Drive(s):
Basic System: external optical drive Standard System: one (1) internal DVD optical drive (reads and writes DVD & CD discs).
Performance System: one (1) internal Blu-ray optical drive (reads and writes Blu-ray, DVD & CD discs)
Display Recommended: 12.1” screen. Anything less will create eye strain. Anything more will add weight.
Weight: 2.9 lbs. to 5.2 lbs.
Ports, Jacks & Slots:
Standard System:
Two (2) or more USB ports
One (1) Microphone jack
One (1) Headphone jack
One (1) or more Flash memory card slots
Optional Equipment:
One (1) Express Card slot
One (1) Docking Station port
One (1) S-Video port
One (1) VGA port
One (1) Firewire port
One (1) Audio – Line In jack
One (1) Audio – Line Out jack
One (1) HDMI Video Out jack
One (1) DVI Video Out jack
One (1) RJ11 Phone jack
One (1) Ethernet RJ45 jack One (1) eSATA port
Standard System: one (1) Ethernet port (10/100/1000 MB) and WiFi (a.k.a 802.11x) and Bluetooth radios built-in.
Optional Equipment: integrated 56K modem; Cellular broadband radio (e.g. EV-DO, EDGE or HSDPA)
Input Device(s):
Standard System: built-in keyboard with eraser head or touchpad.
Optional Equipment: USB or wireless mouse, webcam, fingerprint reader, multi-touch touchpad, built-in microphone.
Battery Life 3.5 – 8.75 hours. See general hardware specifications for additional guidance.
Bays: See general hardware specifications for guidance.