Japan’s Mouse Computers has introduced the world’s first Ultrabook to break 1KG limit in weight. Called the LuvBook X, the second 11.6-inch Ultrabook is also the first notebook to be made of carbon-fiber. Maybe, the LuvBook X will be the first generation Ultrabook with Intel’s second generation Sandy Bridge chips. But its body material and weight will make it a noteworthy product out in stores.
The LuvBook X touts better innards irrespective of the latest Ivy Bridge processors. However, the most impressive thing with the Ultrabook is its small and lighter body. With a 958gm weight, it is 100gm lighter than Apple’s MacBook Air. And it is now one of the rare 11.6-inch Ultrabooks along with the MacBook Air. Indeed, in weight and size, the LuvBook beats a line of Ultrabooks.
Under the hood, the LuvBook X sports Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5-2467M processor. There is also an advanced Core i7-2657M version. The machine is further equipped with 4GB RAM and 120GB SSD. The LuvBook X’s display packs 1366 x 768 pixels. For connectivity, the Ultrabook touts mini Display Port, headset port, one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and much more. The notebook offers 5 hours and 5 minutes battery life.
It is not clear whether Mouse Computer will ship this Windows Pro product in global markets. Anyway, the company intends to sell the entry level Core i5 model at 89,800 Yen and the high-end Core i7 version for 109.830 Yen. The price is approximately around $1100.