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NEC Outs the World's Thinnest 15.6" Ultrabook, the LaVie X

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NEC Japan rolled out the world's thinnest Ultrabook, the 15.6-inch LaVie X (model: LX850/JS). It is just 12.8 mm thick (375 x 255 x 12.8 mm), weighing 1.59 kg. NEC achieved its thickness thanks to innovations in cooling that spreads cooling components apart. It features an LED backlit IPS LCD screen featuring 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, Intel Core i7-3517U processor, 4 GB of RAM, 256 GB SSD storage, and Windows 8. Connectivity includes two USB 3.0 ports, 802.11 b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0 +HS, HDMI display-output, SDHC/SDXC card slot, and a 2-megapixel web-camera. It is slated for market availability on December 27.

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I would be to afraid to pick it up, makes me think its going to snap.
 
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Quite the funky looking unit, shame it ships with win8 but surely one could bang 7 on it anyways quite possibly? Doesn't imply it's a touchscreen either i couldn't help but notice, another plus!!!

Damn you Santa, so many tempting options now!!!


I would certainly have my way with it for the luxury of portable and menial computing tasks.

On face value, it radiates charm and ticks all the right boxes per se.
 
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Kung Lao approves.
 
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that's crazy thin. it'd be interesting to see one taken apart and the cooling apparatus examined.
 

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For the "World's Thinnest 15.6" Ultrabook", the specs are actually nice
 
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