NEC has announced its new Windows 8 RT Convertible Notebook that goes by the name LaVie Y. NEC unveiled the first full-fledged convertible notebook running Windows 8 RT which is driven by ARM machine-architecture. The LaVie Y Notebook comes equipped with an 11.6-inch touchscreen display with a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution and it can be doubled as a laptop and a tablet.
The convertible notebook is powered by a 1.30GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, it get an integrated GeForce graphics card, 64GB of SSD and 2GB of RAM. The LaVie Y also comes with connectivity options including Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, USB 2.0, a 5-in-1 card reader, an integrated 1.3-megapixel webcam and an HDMI display output supporting 1080p video playback.
The device measures 298 x 204 x 15.6 mm and weighs 1.24 kg. It has a battery that provides up to 8 hours of operation from a single charge. The lid of the device can be rotated almost 360° along the hinge of the base (with the keyboard, trackpad, and ports). The new LaVie Y convertible notebook will be available after October 26, the date Microsoft launches the new Windows 8 platform.
[Via: Akihabara News]