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Gigabyte U2442V 14" Core i7 Windows 7 Ultrabook 9WU2442V0-GB-A-001

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Product Information

Hairline-Brushed Aluminum Champagne Gold Cover

Attention to every detail was made when designing the U2442. The notebook has an exquisitely designed champagne gold cover that comes with a premium hairline aluminum brushed finish.

Elegant Shuttle Streamline Design

Inspired by a textile shuttle, the streamline flows around the machine with slender curves to form elegant design, which perfectly balanced the agile and smooth movements. With an angular, slender build, this Ultrabook exudes incredible style and craftsmanship.

Sleek and Lightweight Design


The U2442 accomplishes an awesome engineering feat by packing a high-performance processor and GPU into a sleek and lightweight chassis that is only 1.59kg and less than 21mm thick! The stunning design is truly ultimate.

Backlight Keyboard with Auto Adjustment

The U2442 boasts an automatic light sensing backlight keyboard. This excellent feature adjusts the light to external conditions and allows you to get work done even under low light conditions.

Responsive Textured Touchpad

The U2442V Ultrabook has a visually appealing touchpad with textured dots that enhance the sensitivity, responsiveness and accuracy without compromising design and functionality.

Powerful 3rd Generation Intel Processor

The U2442 is powered by a powerful 3rd Gen Intel Core i7 Processor that supports Turbo Boost technology. The processor delivers tremendous performance that flies through even demanding tasks with ease. There is also Intel Rapid Start technology, which enables the computer to return to full operational mode from sleep within seconds. Intel Identity Protection Technology and Intel Anti-Theft Technology also come on-board and enhance data security in a smarter way.

Extraordinary Performance

The impressive U2442 comes equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 2GB graphics that crushes the limitations of Ultrabook graphics performance, it provides a supurb experience that is great for multimedia and gaming - the result is that the U2442 delivers best in class perfromance.

Stunning Multimedia Performance

The U2442 has a high-resolution 1600X900 LED backlight screen that delivers bright and vibrant colors, smooth and stable images, and true to life detail. With the crisp display, you can enjoy a high-quality visual experience. The backlight screen comes with light sensor that excellent feature adjusts the light to external conditions and allows you to get work done even under low light conditions.

 

Questions & Answers

11/12/2012 Dave: Hi, how many usb3 ports does this have. Also from the picture it looks like there it has a thunderbolt port, is this the case?
The model you sell has a 128gb ssd, some of the reviews say the laptop can be configured with an additional hard drive. Can this be easily done/upgraded? (is there easy access to the ram and the HD slots?).
What is the quoted battery life?
Many Thanks,
Dave

AnthonyDunn: As you require a lot of information, to check full spec etc, please contact 01484481322.

09/12/2012 arsenic: Can I buy it with spanish keyboard?

AnthonyDunn: Unfortunately not. All of our products have English keyboards.

01/11/2012 Nikolay Madzharov: Hi! How much would it cost to upgrade to 2x128GB SSD ?

paul: Sorry not possible as we just sell off the shelf products.

20/09/2012 james carson: can i get 3 year warranty for this?

paul: It would cost £100.00 to upgrade the warranty to 3 years from a year. You can call sales to order.

Customer Reviews

Gigabyte U2442 Ultrabook reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Battery life
5.0
Design
8.3
Size and weight
8.7
Performance
8.7
Value for money
8.0
Overall rating
8.0
Scores 8.0 out of 10 based on 3 reviews
9 out of 10

David

Roscommon, Ireland GB Business user
+
Astonishingly powerful. Faster than most desktops.
But in a slim, light and elegant package.
Mix of 128GB SSD and 750GB HDD is absolutely perfect. Means the system runs rapidly (SSD) but still have huge amount of storage.
Minimal bloatware as well.
This machine is amazing value.
Very little. Bit too much movement in the keys, maybe.
Ideally would like a longer battery life - but given the systen spec, it is pretty good
Confirmed purchase: 10 October 2012
Published on: 24 October 2012
9 out of 10

matthew

london GB Often on the move
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dedicated graphics card, good array of usb, Ethernet connection, sd card reader, ssd for OS etc and large hard drive, backlit keyboard, easy access to RAM which is able to be increased. All in all a feature packed ultrabook for under £1000
None
Confirmed purchase: 01 October 2012
Published on: 11 October 2012