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Netbook Navigator Introduces an Atom-Powered 'Ultrabook'

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  1. Cristian_25H

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    Slate PC maker Netbook Navigator has went with the Intel-conjured flow and released its own 'ultrabook', which it calls Nav13X. Just 0.6 inches thick, the Nav13X is slim as an ultrabook should be but hardware wise, it looks like a netbook since it makes use of 1.86 GHz Atom N2800 processor, and not an ULV Core Series CPU.

    Beside the N2800, Netbook Navigator’s 'ultrabook' features a 13.3-inch (1366 x 768) LED-backlit display, 2/4 GB of RAM, a 32/64/128 GB (1.8-inch) SSD, an SD card slot, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, a 1.3-megapixel webcam, dual speakers, a mini HDMI output, and a 4100 mAh battery. The Nav13X starts at $499.99 and can be purchased via this page.

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    So you can buy it without windows, but not without their junk ram and SSD? Should have gone all the way. A cheap barebones like this would have sold like crazy. Bet the battery life sucks ass though.
     
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    Since when does Intel allow Atom laptops with that screen size?
     
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    Since when do manufacturers need Intels permission to put a certain screen size on their products?? :confused:

    Surely it can't even be called an ultrabook because of the Atom?

     
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    Maybe that's why ultrabook has ( ' ) symbol to show that it actually isn't an ultrabook, only trying to be one.
     
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    Look, a Macbook Air.

    Wait what ?!
     
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    nice one, it's too expensive for atom though. :)
     
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    Not at all, sir. Have you ever wondered why so many 15" and 17" laptops with AMD's low-cost E-Series and C-Series popped up when they were released, but no such laptops exist with Atoms?
    Intel had some heavy restrictions on their Atoms. Initially, they constrained the display size and resolution, hard drive capacity and amount of RAM that a netbook was allowed to have at the point of sale. Specific numbers here: http://www.slashgear.com/intel-atom-n470-comes-with-looser-netbook-spec-restrictions-2661827/ and here: http://www.netbooknews.com/3865/intel-ditching-atom-screen-size-restrictions-slightly/
     
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    Cool idea, but fail for not choosing a dual core AMD Brazos chip instead.
     
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    KIRF MBA!
    And it's not even cheap. How lame.
     
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    Thank you, I stand corrected :twitch:

    Ludicrous!! is Atom really that bad it has trouble driving a 720p screen?
     
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    Did anybody else think of this when they saw the name?

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    I was thinking they were trying to turn a netbook into a GPS....Was gonna say, Its cool but i got an andriod handset and google maps!
     
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    The original 1.6 ghz single cores needed an OC to drive baseline 720p. I have an asus n10j which is basically an ion netbook about a year before those came out. Basically, if the 9300m could decode it, you could play 1080p, if not, 480 p or lower.

    Reminds me of the tegra 2 in my phone tbh, as far as what it could handle on its own.

    The new atoms aren't that much better. They just have better IGPs.
     

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