South Korean giant LG Electronics has announced that it will be unveiling its newest Ultra PC (Model 13Z940) as well as second generation Tab-Book 2 hybrid devices (Models 11T740 and 11T540) at the upcoming International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, US. With upgraded capabilities and designs, the company’s newest PC products — including the attractive All-In-One (AIO) PC model 27V740 — feature Windows 8.1 and employ LG’s superior IPS display technology.
LG Ultra PC
The LG Ultra PC model 13Z940 weighs less than 1kg and sports a clean, minimalist design. According to LG, it has extended battery life thanks to the Haswell Intel Core i5 processor. The LG Ultra PC is claimed to provide instantaneous booting with its solid-state drive (128GB or 256GB) for quick access and greater user convenience. The 13Z940 Ultra PC has a Full HD 13.3-inch IPS display that incorporates 4.4mm thin bezels. The LG Ultra PC measures only 13.6mm at its thickest point and weighs just 980g.
The latest Tab-Book 2 models build on the success of LG’s original Tab-Book, which made its first appearance at CES 2013. Running Windows 8.1, both new models in the Tab-Book series are optimized for 10-point touch control and offer slide-out QWERTY keyboards hidden under the11.6-inch touchscreen. With a press of a button on the side of the unit, the keyboard glides smoothly out from beneath the display.
The flagship model 11T740 Tab-Book 2 is only 16.7mm thin, and weighs 1.05kg. It supports 11.6-inch Full HD IPS display, and is powered by a fourth generation Intel Core i5 processor. Model 11T740’s little sister, model 11T540 Tab-Book 2, is more lighter at only 930g with a thickness of just 13.7mm.
LG AIO PC
The LG 27-inch All-In-One PC has a Full HD IPS display and runs the Windows 8.1 operating system. The LG AIO PC can easily switch from computer to TV mode using the included remote without having to reboot the PC. This device is equipped with an Intel Core CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M graphics card. Its picture-in-picture (PIP) feature makes it possible to watch TV and browse the internet simultaneously. The AIO PC contains an HDMI jack to connect to a Blu-ray player, sound bar or other HD home entertainment components.