A thin 13-inch laptop Advent Altro

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

British retailer Dixons has prepared a competitor for ultrathin laptops MacBook Air. The model is called Advent Altro, it is equipped with 13.3-inch display and is based on CULV-processor Intel Celeron. Thin laptop from Dixons, even a little bit like a competitor and lighter hull form. However, Advent Altro thickness is 21 mm, weight - 1.6 kg, this notebook is thicker and heavier than MacBook Air. However, Advent Altro has won at a price: it starts from 600 pounds ($ 987), while the MacBook Air in the UK is almost twice as expensive - it is sold for 1149 pounds sterling.

Among the other features of Advent Altro - 3 GB RAM, 120 GB hard drive protection from accidental bumps, wireless adapters are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, web-camera, fingerprint sensor and tachpad support multitouch. It also has one USB 2.0 port and connector HDMI, plus multi-connector, which can be used to connect additional block connectors.

Another version of Ultra Notebook from Dixons has been named Advent Altro Elite, this premium option. It is built on Intel Core 2 Solo and imprisoned in the glossy case. This model is more expensive: the price starts from 800 pounds sterling ($ 1316). Both laptops are running Windows Vista, but will receive a free upgrade to Windows 7. Advent Altro and Advent Altro Elite will go on sale in Britain on 24 August.