January 11, 2012 1:27 pm

OEM’s share what’s new and innovative on a Windows 7 PC – Part 2

By / Senior Program Manager, Windows Insider Program

CES 2012 continues to take place this week and I bring you the 2nd video in our 2-part series where we visited several of our OEMs on the showroom floor to get a peek at the PCs they are showing off. Video #2 is below!

Lenovo IdeaPad U300 – Kristina recently published a blog post on this PC. The Lenovo IdeaPad U300 is a sleek and powerful 13.3” PC with Intel’s latest Core i7 processor and weighing less than 3 pounds. It has a one-piece aluminum shell with versions of the PC available in Graphite Gray or Clementine Orange. For more information on the IdeaPad U300, check out Lenovo’s website.

Sony VAIO Z – The Sony VAIO Z is an ultra-portable13” PC that weighs less than 2.5 pounds and is 0.66” thin. Not only is the Sony VAIO Z powerful – it boasts up to 16 hours of battery life with optional battery sheet. For more information on the VAIO Z – check out Sony’s website.

Dell XPS 14z – The Dell XPS 14z is just 0.9″ inch thin and coms with Intel’s latest Core processors. This 14” display fits into a 13” body and comes with an optional discrete NVIDIA GPU with Optimus Technology. Find out more on the XPS 14z here.

HP Envy 14 Spectre – HP announced the Envy 14 Spectre this week at CES. This 14” PC features lightweight, scratch-resistant glass on the lid, display, palmrest, and trackpad. It fits a 14” display inside a 13.3” body and is pretty powerful boasting the latest Intel Core processors.

Be sure to check out yesterday’s video if you haven’t already and this blog post on Windows at CES 2012!