Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium
Genuine Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 is designed to be more reliable, more responsive, and to make the things you do every day easier. And it means exciting new things for what you can do with media and entertainment, too.
Intelligent 3rd Generation Intel Core i5/i7 processor
The U2442 is powered by a powerful 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3210M/ i7-3517U that supports Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The processor delivers remarkable performance that flies through demanding tasks with ease. There is also Intel Rapid Start technology, which enables the computer to return to full operational mode from sleep within seconds. Intel Identity Protection Technology also come onboard and enhance data security in a smarter way.
Hairline-Brushed Aluminum Champagne Gold Cover
Attention to every detail was paramount when designing the U2442. The notebook has an exquisitely designed champagne gold cover that comes with a premium hairline aluminum brushed finish.
Elegant Shuttle Streamline Design
Inspired by a textile shuttle, the streamline flows around the machine with slender curves to form elegant design, which perfectly balanced the agile and smooth movements. With an angular, slender build, the notebook exudes incredible style and craftsmanship.
Sleek and Lightweight Design
The U2442 accomplishes an engineering feat by packing a high-performance processor and GPU into a sleek and lightweight chassis that is only 1.59*kg and just 1.85cm thick! The stunning design is ultimate craftsmanship at its best.(*1.59 kg is the weight when U2442 is equipped with mSATA SSD)
Amazing Visual Experience with NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 2GB
The U2442 comes equipped with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 2GB that defeats the limitations of Ultrabook graphic performance. The GPU provides a superb experience that is great for multimedia and gaming and the 3D Mark 06 score beyond 11000. The results show that the U2442 delivers best in class performance.
Massive Dual-Storage System
The U2442 has all the great features of an Ultrabook, but still is able to pack a mSATA 128GB SSD and a huge 750GB HDD into its super slim body. The benefits of this dual-storage system mean high performance and impressive storage. With the large storage, it’s easy to store all your work and entertainment files without ever needing external storage devices.
Quick Startups with Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology allows the U2442 to resume in 2 seconds from instant on and in just 7 seconds from sleep mode. With Intel Rapid Start Technology, you can resume to the previous session exactly as it was and applications will be in the same state with no data loss.
Backlight Keyboard with Auto Adjustment
The U2442 boasts an automatic light sensing backlight keyboard. This feature adjusts the light to external conditions and allows you to get work done even under low light conditions.
Unique Dual Air Vent Design Provides Cooling and Stability
The U2442 has a dual air vent design (one for CPU and one for GPU) that efficiently eliminates heat and keeps noise to a minimum. Despite the powerful features and thin form factor, the unique venting system is able to effectively keep the notebook from overheating.
Tremendous Sound Quality with THX TruStudio Pro Technology
THX TruStudio Pro groundbreaking audio technology comes equipped on the U2442 and is designed to provide outstanding performance by effectively eliminating sound distortion, enhancing volume and reinforcing even the smallest details of the sound. The result is an incredible audio quality that lets you hear every moment of the action as it was intended.
Incredible HD+1600X900 LED Backlight Display
The U2442 has a high-resolution HD+ 1600X900 LED backlight screen that delivers bright and vibrant colors, smooth and stable images, and true to life detail. With the crisp display, you can enjoy a high-quality visual experience.
Enjoy 3D/Full HD Entertainment on External Displays with HDMI 1.4
HDMI lets you turn the U2442 into a home entertainment centre by connecting to an external display. Now you can play the latest multimedia and enjoy it in stunning full HD quality on a large external screen. It also supports several stereoscopic 3D formats as a standard output and can be used for 3D enjoyment.
Intel Wi-Di Technology Support
U2442 supports the Intel WiDi wireless display box (purchased separately), you can display the image from U2442 onto a TV screen or projector, making home entertainment and presentations even easier to share.
2X Faster Internet with 2T2R Wi-Fi
The U2442 has a new 2T2R Wi-Fi wireless chipset which delivers data transfers up to 2 times faster with a transmission date rate up to 300Mbps. This makes it incredibly fast and easy to download large files with a full range of applications.
Smart Manager User Interface
Gigabyte has thoughtfully designed the Smart Manager interface. By pressing the Smart key you can access the Smart Manager, which consolidates essential system programs into an intuitive guiding page.
Quick Battery Status Check
The innovative quick battery status check lets you see how much battery power is remaining when the notebook is off. Simply click on the right mouse button and the LED lights will light up to indicate how much battery power is remaining.
Hassle-free System Restore with Smart Recovery
Smart Recovery makes it fast and easy to restore the notebook back to factory default settings. Just click on F9 when the computer is booting up to launch Smart Recovery and you will be able to quickly restore your notebook.
1xRapid Start Flyer