GIGABYTE U2142 convertible with Windows 8: Specs & Features

GIGABYTE has introduced on its website a new netbook model GIGABYTE U2142 for Windows 8, notable for a design that lets you to transform it into an electronic tablet.


A powerful model as you can see in the list with its main specifications:

• Screen: Capacitive multi-touch, LED backlit, 11.6-inch diagonal and resolution definition 1366 × 768 pixels
• Processor: Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3 or Core i5-3217U-3317U.
• RAM: 4/8 installed, up to 16 GB DDR3
• Chipset: Mobile Intel HM77
• Graphics: Integrated HD 4000
• Storage: Hard Drive up to 1 Tbyte or SSD of 256 GB
• Communications: 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN, 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE, optional 3.5G mobile broadband, 1.3MP webcam

A highlight its aluminium chassis and special hinge system that allows ‘dump’ the screen over the keyboard and turn it into a tablet-sized home. Its weight is also very content with 1.39 kg with optional solid state drive.


Besides the main specifications listed, the GIGABYTE U2142 has two USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0, VGA video outputs and HDMI, headphone jack and microphone Memory card reader 2-in-1 and Kensington security lock.


Incorporates a replaceable battery lithium polymer 40 Wh and pre-operating system Windows 8. A very interesting convertible will go on sale shortly below the $ 1,000 barrier. This was all regarding the GIGABYTE U2142 convertible netbook.