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Gigabyte U2442N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Gigabyte U2442N. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and durability. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency and touchpad. There are some mixed comments about the image quality and size.

performance, portability, design, durability, usability

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 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

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...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

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.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

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

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

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

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: AVForums (avforums.com)

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...

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Display

HD type:HD+ / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel�� Secure Key: Yes
Processor ARK ID:65708
Processor package size:31