GIGABYTE introduces Convertible Ultrabook U2142

Written by Chad

January 13, 2013


One-Stop Solution: Masterclass Convertible Ultrabook

GIGABYTE, a global leading company in motherboards, graphics cards and computer peripherals, today unveiled its convertible, multitouch ultrabook U2142 for businesses and users who want to merge a laptop and a tablet into a
Ultrabook U2142 is the latest product from GIGABYTE since Microsoft launched Windows 8. The combination between the multitouch 11,6″ device and the touch-oriented OS is supposed a perfect match, turning users into a new generation of computing era. stylish and powerful device.


Powerful, light and convertible

Offering latest 3rd gen low-voltage Intel Core processor, the GIGABYTE U2142 ultrabook combines the maximum performance and mobility. The device can run most of PC applications with the whole day long. The device comes with 11,6″ Capacitive multitouch Panel (1366×768) LED shows good images with high contrast, even viewing outdoor in natural light. Thank to multi-touch features, users can get work done more intuitively and faster based on their choice of input methods and choice of Windows 8 interfaces.

With Mobile Intel HM77 Express chipset, supporting Intel HD Graphics 4000 capabilities, U2142 expertizes video and graphics tasks like a normal notebook. Even users can play popular games at proper settings. Besides, 2 slots of DDR3 system memory which can reach up to 16GB ensure the device best performance, running smoothly, especially when showing heavy graphics slideshows or working multitask.

For more convenient, GIGABYTE U2142 opts out a lot of storage options for users, from mSSD, HDD to hybrid storage solutions for users, with capacities from 64GB to 1TB. The device also boasts many I/O ports, such as HDMI, 2 USB 3.0, D-sub, Mic-in, 2-in-1 card reader, Ethernet, Bluetooth V4.0, WiFi 802.11b/g/n as well as 3.5G (optional), and a 7,4V, 40Wh battery.

GIGABYTE 11.6” Convertible Ultrabook U2142 is preloaded with Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro. This Ultrabook swivels and can be transformed into a tablet or an Ultrabook thus providing the best of both worlds with the new Windows 8 system. With the latest 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor, multiple connectivity ports, and dual storage system, this convertible Ultrabook is an excellent choice for users looking for both the power of a notebook with the touch capability of a tablet. Engineered to meet the varieties of popular needs and also business environment, U2142 should be in your holiday wishlist.


OS Windows 8
Windows 8 Pro
CPU 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-3217U Processor (1.8GHz)
3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3317U Processor (1.7GHz-2.6GHz)
Display 11.6″ Capacitive Multi-touch Panel 1366×768 LED backlight
System Memory 4/8GB DDRIII, 2 slot (Max 16GB)
Chipset Mobile Intel® HM77 Express Chipset
Video Graphics Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Storage 500/750GB/1TB 2.5″ 9.5mm HDD 5400rpm + 24/32/64/128/256GB mSATA SSD
64/128/256GB mSATA SSD
64/128/256GB 2.5″ 9.5mm SSD
500/750GB/1TB 2.5″ 9.5mm HDD 5400rpm
I/O Port USB(3.0)*2, USB(2.0)*2, D-sub, HDMI, RJ45, Mic-in, Earphone-out, 2-in-1 card reader
Audio 1.5 Watt Speaker*2, Microphone
Communications LAN: 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet
Wireless LAN: 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth: Bluetooth V4.0 + LE
WWAN(3.5G): 3.5G Antenna built-in, 3.5G Module supported (optional)
Webcam 1.3 Megapixel
Security Kensington Lock
Battery Li-polymer, 7.4V, 40Wh
Dimensions 339(W) x 188~200(D) x 20(H) mm
Weight ~1.39kg (w/ Battery and m-SSD)
~1.49kg (w/ Battery, m-SSD, and HDD)



GIGABYTE U2142 starts from $USD 899~ $USD 999 (depends on different specs) and available at GIGABYTE’s retailers worldwide.

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