- Hairline-Brushed Aluminum Champagne Gold Cover
Attention to every detail was made 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 awesome engineering feat by packing a high-performance processor and GPU into a sleek and lightweight chassis that is only 1.59*kg and just 18.5mm~21mm thick! The stunning design is truly ultimate craftsmanship at its best.
*1.59 kg is the weight when U2442 is equipped with mSATA SSD
- Backlight Keyboard with Auto Adjustment
The U2442 boasts an automatic light sensing backlight keyboard. This excellent feature adjusts the light to external conditions and allows you to get work done even under low light conditions.
- Responsive Textured Touchpad
The notebook has a visually appealing touchpad with textured dots that enhance the sensitivity, responsiveness and accuracy without compromising design and functionality.
- Intelligent 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors
The U2442 is powered by a powerful 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors that supports Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The processor delivers tremendous performance that flies through even 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.
- Amazing Visual Experience with NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M 2GB
The U2442 comes equipped with a GT 650M 2GB that crushes the limitations of Ultrabook graphic performance. The GT 650M GPU provides a superb experience that is great for multimedia and gaming and the 3D Mark 06 score beyond 13000. The results show that the U2442 delivers best in class performance.
- Massive Dual-Storage System (optional)**
The U2442 provides 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 dual-storage system are providing high performance and massive storage. With the incredibly large storage, it’s easy to store all your work and entertainment files without ever needing external storage devices.
**The storage size may differ between different countries and regions. Please confirm with the local dealers or retailers for the latest specifications.
- Ultra Responsive mSATA 128GB SSD ***
The built-in mSATA 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD) delivers enhanced performance for the boot speed, saving process and responds quickly to commands with its super fast write performance!
***The mSATA SSD storage will be used for Intel Rapid Start Technology and system recovery. Actual storage space use will depend on shipping specifications.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Intel® Integrated USB 3.0 for 10X Faster Data Transfers
USB 3.0 provides fast data transfer speeds up to 10 times faster. This not only saves you time and helps keep data synced, but gets you back to doing important things quicker than ever.Also, the intergrated Intel® USB 3.0 interface makes the whole process more stable and smooth.
- Enjoy 3D/Full HD Entertainment on External Displays with HDMI 1.4
HDMI lets you turn the U2442 into a home entertainment center 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.
- Energy Efficient Bluetooth 4.0 Technology
Bluetooth 4.0 is more energy efficient and stays in hibernation mode while idle without draining much power. It will then activate itself when transferring files. Sharing content between friends has never been easier.
- Incredible HD+ 1600x900 LED Backlight Display
The U2442 has a high-resolution 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.
- 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.
- Intel® Wi-Di Technology Support
U2442 supports 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.
- 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.