Gigabyte are putting out two favours of notebook right now, the difference is quite bizarre. The first is a version sporting Windows 8.1 with Bing. The second has Windows 8.1 without Bing. Just Bingless. An interesting choice when adding to the basket. The most interesting thing about this notebook is the Dual storage solution, a mSATA and a 2.5-inch hard drive.
Otherwise, the specifications show a number of configurations.
- Processor: Intel Celeron N2930 or Intel Celeron N2807
- Memory/Storage: 2 GB, 4GB or 8 GB DDR3L in a single slot; 512 GB SSD or 1 TB 2.5-inch 5400 rpm HDD storage (detailed options not available yet)
- Display: 11.6-inch LCD with 1,366X768 pixels
- Webcam: HD camera
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, 1XUSB 3.0, 2XUSB 2.0, HDMI, VGA
- Operating System: Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.1 with Bing
- Weight/Dimensions: 2.98 pounds (battery included); 11.51X8.29X0.89 inches
- Battery: 24 WHr lithium-ion with 3 cells
“The dual storage on Q21 combines capacity and speed rarely seen on laptops of this dimension,” the press release stated. “Its mSATA SSD grants a generous space up to 512 GB for seamless data transmission while the hard disk drive supports a whopping capacity up to 1 TB for data storage. You can now back up your system even without access to cloud storage or external devices.”
Pricing and availability are not available yet for the UK market, however they have stated this is a budget offering.