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Gigabyte U2442N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the durability and price are overall positive. The performance and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the size, and the energy efficiency and touchpad get critical reviews.

design, portability, performance, price, durability

screen, keyboard, battery, touchpad, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gigabyte U2442N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 12 reviews)

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Review Gigabyte U2442N Notebook

 

Ultra-mobile without Compromise? Ultrabook-slim yet high performance? The new Gigabyte U2442N promises just that and it delivers thanks to a HDD-SSD combo and the GT 640M graphics card.

High application and gaming performance, Matt display surface, SSD-HDD combo, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, Few notebooks have a weight in this region with such high performance. The Gigabyte U2442N can even act as a desktop replacement thanks to the...

Poor contrast and viewing angles, Noisy keyboard, High power consumption, Poor speakers, Small battery, We found quite a few flaws which dampened our joy. The display is matte and offers a high resolution, but the viewing angles and contrast are not...

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Gigabyte has launched its extreme Ultrabook in Australia, catering to users who want power as well as mobility

 

Gigabyte's extreme Ultrabook is tailored towards users who want plenty of speed in a small chassis. It has a powerful graphics chip, a full-voltage CPU, and it can be configured with up to 8GB of RAM and hybrid storage.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M graphics, 128GB SSD, Good CPU, Four USB ports

Doesn't have dual-band Wi-Fi, Rough touchpad texture

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Gigabyte U2442N Extreme Ultrabook (preview)

 

Gigabyte has launched its extreme Ultrabook in Australia, catering to users who want power as well as mobility

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M graphics ; 128GB SSD ; Good CPU ; Four USB ports

Doesn't have dual-band Wi-Fi ; Rough touchpad texture

Gigabyte's extreme Ultrabook is tailored towards users who want plenty of speed in a small chassis. It has a powerful graphics chip, a full-voltage CPU, and it can be configured with up to 8GB of RAM and hybrid storage.

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Gigabyte U2442N

 

An ultraportable gaming laptop that packs in the specs.

Some of the best specs of any Ultrabook, High-resolution screen, Usable, backlit keyboard

Poor battery life, Average design, TN screen = poor viewing angles, Clacky keyboard keys

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Gigabyte U2442N

 

Good value for money, Excellent build quality, Very quiet even during gaming, Very portable and lightweight at just 1.69Kg

Very poor on-board speakers, Matte screen may not be to everyone's liking

This sleek, stylish and impossibly thin Ultrabook certainly appears to tick all the boxes. At just 21mm thick and weighing just 1.69Kg it's amongst the lightest laptops/Ultrabooks that we have ever reviewed here at AVForums and certainly won't weigh...

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Gigabyte U2442N Extreme Ultrabook (preview)

 

Can't wait for this to be released in the us!

Light, powerful, dual fans, 1600 x 900

DDR3 640m

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT640

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM77
Processor:Core™ i5
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-3210M
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