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Intel Hints at What's In, Out for Thinnest Ultrabooks

April 16, 2012
The list of no-nos for the thinnest ultrabooks goes on and on, according to an "engineering estimate" published by Intel recently.

The specs for the thinnest of the thin laptops shake out this way: 15mm (0.6 inch), no the VGA port, "slim" 2.5-inch drives (7mm), 18650/16650 batteries, soDIMM memory, and "standard thermal solutions." (See charts below.)

But that's pretty thin -- even thinner than the Dell XPS 13 ultrabook, which is 0.71 inch at its thickest point.

Intel is more forgiving for 18mm (0.7-inch) and 21mm (0.82-inch) ultrabooks. (The latter 21mm category



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