Gigabyte Harnesses Atom Power for Slate and Convertible, Goes Core for Booktop

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Gigabyte is in Las Vegas for CES with two Atom-powered devices, each with a scent of the Cedar Trail platform, including a slate PC, convertible notebook; as well as a Core-powered Gigabyte Booktop, which the company claims is a notebook, tablet, and desktop all-in-one.

S1081 Slate
Gigabyte SlateThe S1081 is a multi-touch 10.1-inch Windows 7 Slate with an Intel Atom Cedar Trail CPU. It is available with either a 500GB HDD or SSD and it includes HDMI and VGA ports, as well as USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 1.3-megapixel webcam. It also sports an optical trackpad in addition to the capacitive touchscreen. Gigabyte is also offering a docking station that includes a DVD drive, two speakers, two woofers, and expanded port selection.

Gigabyte Convertible

Moving down the Gigabyte line, there is the T1006M convertible notebook. This tablet/notebook also has a 10.1-inch capacitive multi-touch screen with a 1366 x 768 resolution. It too sports an Intel Atom Cedar Trail CPU and USB 3.0 input, along with a 6-cell battery, and it is 3.5G ready, according to Gigabyte.

Booktop T1132N
Finally, Gigabyte is updating its unique 3-in-1 Booktop that triples as a notebook, tablet, and desktop via a docking station. The Booktop is powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5 processor and features NVIDIA GeForce GT520M. It ships with 1GB of VRAM and features dual-channel speakers in addition to two woofers. A 3.5G antenna comes built-in, and the Booktop includes both USB 3.0 ports in addition to HDMI. 

The Booktop docking station adds a multi-DVD drive as well as more USB 3.0 and HDMI inputs.

There is no word on price or release dates for any of the three new Gigabyte products.




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