Following the launch in 2015 of its Classic model, made at the end of 2016, the Spanish brand Slimbook launches its revamped model, which have been called Katana. This new model, which has equipped him with Intel processors 6th generation who are able to provide higher clock speeds and lower energy consumption are specifically available with Intel Core i5-6200U @ 2.30 / 2.80 GHz or Intel Core i7 models -6500U @ 2.50 / 3.10 GHz.
The Slimbook mark may be an unknown to most of you, but take ten years on the market but initially dedicated to developing applications for Linux, and for this OS are often designed their ultra portable, which are characterized by performing an assembly completely customized and taste of user needs, allowing you to choose components brands such renamed as Samsung, Crucial, Intel, choosing from WIFI, to the RAM: 4GB / 8GB / 16GB or SSD 120GB / 250GB / 500GB , leaving aside the choice of operating system, because it not only works with Windows. In this respect the mark bet heavily on Linux, and a number of distributions based on Debian, for which also develops applications, something that until now makes no erector Linux in Spain or Europe.
The new model Slimbook Katana has a housing that has been made in refining aluminum brings a fresh touch, a lightweight and compact design, which is perfect when moving it from side to side on the day, either within the office itself as whether to take it out because you want to teach a project to a client. Its weight is 1,36kg with the included battery, which is capable of providing up to 8 hours of battery life and will allow the user not having to constantly rely on carry boot up. Intel is also responsible for the FullHD graphics and WiFi cards for the Katana Slimbook become the favorite place of work and leisure, for which has a AntiGlare LED Full HD (1920 × 1080) 13’3 inch screen and features integrated into the processor graphics card, Intel HD graphics 520.
Prices are nothing exorbitant as usual as with most netbooks. The cheapest model costs € 759 and includes an Intel Core i5 6200U processor, while the most expensive model costs € 879.
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