LG Launches Z330 And Z430 Super Ultrabooks

here we go again. Last year at CES we saw LG launch the superphone to supersede the smartphone and it seems as if CES 2012 will see the Super Ultrabook replace the humble Ultrabook.

Of course this is just marketing nonsense from LG as it tries to differentiate itself from the growing crowd of Ultrabooks, with many more expected to be launched in the next week. If any Ultrabook deserves to be given the name Super, it will be the first Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, not due to arrive until the middle of the year.

Anyway, looking past the silly naming from LG, the Z330 and Z430 Ultrabooks will look to compete in terms of style and specs. The Z330 will be a 13.3in laptop with a constant thickness of just 14.7mm and a weight of just 1.21kg – which is 100g less than the 13.3in MacBook Air.

LG Z330 Super Ultrabook

It will come with a HD display, a quick boot time (10 seconds from dead and 2 seconds from sleep), will be powered by an Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge processor and comes with a SATA3 SSD.

The Z430 is the bigger brother of the two new Ultrabooks with a 14in screen and also adds a hard drive option to work along with an SSD – up to 500GB. It will take a second or two longer to boot, will add 5mm to the thickness, and 300g to the weight.

LG has also announced that it will be showing off a couple of 3D laptops, one of which is glasses-free (LG A450) and one which still requires those annoying glasses (the LG P353).

LG Z330 Super Ultrabook

All models will be launched worldwide in the first quarter of 2012 but we will be looking at both the Ultrabooks and 3D laptops at CES in Las Vegas next week and bringing you our first impressions.

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