The devices unveiled so far give a clear indication of what you’ll be able to buy this year when Windows 8 ships.
Intel on Tuesday said more than 35 new Ultrabooks are available now or headed to store shelves in the next month.
Asus unveiled some unique Windows 8 concepts at Computex 2012. They are certainly unique, but may lack practical value in the real world.
Asustek Computer unveiled a novel laptop-tablet design at the Computex trade show in Taipei on Monday, along with an all-in-one PC with a detachable monitor.
Sony's take on the Ultrabook is more mainstream than stripped-down, with solid if not stellar performance and a surprisingly reasonable price tag.
While the viability of ultrabooks is being questioned, a Lenovo exec suggests Windows 8 and price drops will promote interest in laptop computing.
The IdeaPad U310 and U410 support Intel's new Core i3 and i7 processors code-named Ivy Bridge, which will provide longer battery life while making the laptops faster.
The chipmaker also ramps up the standards for Ultrabooks.
A fresh crop of ultrabooks sporting Intel's latest "Ivy Bridge" Core processors will start to go on sale next month, including 30 models with touchscreens.
Microsoft Windows 8 and Intel-powered Ultrabooks are expected to take center stage at the Computex trade show in Taipei next week.