New Holiday PCs Designed for Windows 8
Leading HDTV company VIZIO announced today its holiday line-up of Windows 8-based PCs, highlighted by a 24″ and 27″ All-in-One Touch PC with 10-finger capacitive touchscreen displays.
Equipped with full HD 1080p displays and an impressive 2.1 audio system with subwoofer, the VIZIO All-in-One Touch PC brings entertainment directly to the user’s fingertips for a fast and fluid Windows 8 experience, says the company.
Meanwhile, Toshiba has also introduced its Windows 8-optimized Ultrabook systems and new Satellite S955 laptops. (Read: Toshiba’s Ultrabooks and Laptops Feature Windows 8)
Dell also unveiled three additions to its XPS brand of computers. Joining the XPS 13 Ultrabook, and the XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops, the new XPS computers target both consumers and business customers. (Read: Dell Debuts Additions to its XPS Brand of Computers)
The VIZIO PC lineup includes two Ultrabooks and a Notebook – the VIZIO14″ and 15.6″ Thin + Light and 15.6″ Notebook. Both the Thin + Light and Notebook models feature an enhanced multi-gesture touchpad that allows users the ability to navigate Windows 8′s touch-centric features using the same swipe, tap and pinch gestures as they would on the screen of the All-in-One PC.
The company says it developed these PCs with picture quality, high contrast and wider viewing angles at the forefront. The custom-tuned SRS Premium Sound HD audio system serves as an ideal complement to the video performance of these PCs.
Select models feature NVIDIA Kepler-Class GeForce GPU graphics for those who need the added performance boost of discrete graphics processing.
Introduced today, Oct. 11, the PC line-up uses the third generation Intel Core processors, with the Thin + Light starting at $849 and the All-in-One Touch PCs starting at $998. The 15.6″ Notebook is also available, offering performance along with the Full HD display, starting at $1,129.