Vizio launch new range of Windows 8 laptops

POSTED BY David Allen IN Laptops ON 17 Oct 2012

The brand Vizio is more associated with high definition LCD televisions, in fact it is US based company that actually leads market in TV sales! So, what has that got to do with laptops? Well Vizio have come up with a range of laptops that are running on the latest Microsoft operating system, Windows 8. There are three laptops in the range, but today we are going to be looking at the CT14-A4 laptop. This is a fourteen inch laptop, powered by Intel Core processors and graphics; it will be running Windows 8, as well as being thin, light and fast starting from cold too. It has a smart silver finish look too.

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Vizio have put a lot into a small space with this laptop it is only 0.66 inches high, which goes in well with the ultra thin unibody design and the aluminium construction for a light and tough casing. Enough said probably, so let us take a look at what this Vizio CT14-A4 laptop has on offer. It comes with the 14 inch widescreen with LED HD+ display offering a 1600 x 900 of pixel resolutions and there is a handy built in web camera. This machine will be running on the latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 8, it is powered by the 3rd generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor offering 1.7 GHz and the video graphics are provided by the Intel HD 4000 Graphics card.

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There is a built in memory offering 4 GB of DDR3 1333 Mhz and there is a 128 GB solid state drive (SSD) for storage purposes. Networking come from the handy built in Bluetooth and 802.11 a / b / g / n wireless LAN. Other features include two super fast connecting USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI output, 3.5 mm Headphone/Mic and the SRS Premium Sound 1.5W Speaker system. As mentioned earlier, this laptop is thin and light measuring in at 13.35 inch (W) x 9.14 inches (D) x 0.66 inches (H) and it weighs in 3.41 pounds with the built in 51Wh battery pack that Vizio say should be good for up to seven hours of power.

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Vizio have priced the CT14-A4 laptop to start from around $850.

Source [PC Launches]

 

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