NEC to roll out `world`s lightest notebook` in November
Tokyo: Japanese IT services provider NEC Personal Computers Ltd. is set to roll out what is touted to be the world`s `lightest` 13.3-inch notebook PC.
The LaVie Z is only 795 grams in weight and is the remodeled version of a notebook PC released last year.
The company, owned by Lenovo NEC Holdings B.V., a joint venture established in 2011 by Lenovo Group and NEC Corp, will be launching the device for the domestic market on November 21, with an estimated price of about 185,000 Yen, The Japan Times reports.
According to the report, magnesium-lithium alloy has been used to make the notebook light in weight.
The notebook is also equipped with a power-saving Igzo liquid crystal display manufactured by Sharp Corp.
NEC said that a 13.3-inch notebook PC with a touch-panel screen weighing about 964 grams will also be available with an expected retail price of about 175,000 Yen, the report added.
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