Taipei, Taiwan – May 30, 2011. GIGABYTE, a longtime leader in computer technology and innovation, today unveiled the 14-inch Booktop™ M2432, the successor to the unique and highly regarded Booktop™ M1405. The Booktop™ M2432 is a sleek and mobile notebook that comes with an innovative docking station with a desktop grade graphics card built-in and full I/O ports to provide a complete desktop PC experience. The notebook also has a powerful 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor, USB 3.0, THX TruStudio Pro™ and many other exceptional features.
“The M2432 is an extraordinary choice for users who want to combine the mobility of a lightweight notebook with the power of a desktop PC,” said Stephen Lee, Sales Director at GIGABYTE Notebooks. “The M2432 and its docking station continue GIGABYTE’s spirit of innovation to deliver exciting new products that are transforming the PC industry.”
Powerful Performance in a Stylish, Lightweight Design
The M2432 is powered by a high-performing and energy efficient 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor that delivers fantastic performance and comes with Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0, which provides an extra burst of power when needed. With a 14” LED backlight display that produces bright and crisp images at a 1366x768 screen resolution and Intel’s high-quality integrated HD 3000 graphics, the M2432 is great for casual mainstream gaming and watching HD movies. For audio, the notebook comes equipped with two excellent speakers and THX TruStudio Pro™ technology that brings the same level audio experience found in live performances, movies and recording studios.
The M2432 has a sleek and eye-catching design with a gorgeous aluminum hairline brushed finish that comes in either red or silver. Weighing just 1.81Kg and with a uniform thickness of 27.6mm, the notebook is incredibly thin and light, making it a superb choice to take on the go. The M2432 also has a nicely designed chiclet keyboard for a comfortable typing experience and a responsive multi-touch trackpad with a matte finish.
Innovative Docking Station Creates a Desktop Experience
The unique M2432 docking station comes loaded with many exceptional features to provide a desktop-like experience. An outstanding built-in NVIDIA® GT 440 GPU with 1GB VRAM DDR5 comes equipped on the docking station and delivers desktop level graphics performance on up to two external monitors. The result is a stunning visual experience that is great for gaming, enjoying multimedia content and other graphics intensive applications. At the same time, with two monitors hooked up, multitasking is made simple so that you can do two things at once – like watch a movie on one screen, while surfing the internet or checking email on the other. The docking station also includes full I/O connectivity, including six USB ports, HDMI, D-Sub, DVI, and other useful ports normally found on a desktop PC.
Enhancing Your PC Experience
USB 3.0: Data transfer is now up to 10 times faster with SuperSpeed USB. Powered by a true dual-way transmission, the latest USB interface is ideal for Sync-N-Go.
FlexiBay for ODD & 2nd Battery: The M2432 boasts a slim-body ODD that can be hot swapped for an extended battery, great for those times when extra battery life is needed on the go.
Smart Manager: The Smart Manager user interface consolidates different system programs into a single intuitive guiding page. With Smart Manager, access to external displays, volume control, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 3.0, webcam and more are just a click away.
Easy Upgrade: When the need for more storage space or additional memory arises, the special modularized design allows for quick and hassle-free upgrading so that users can customize their notebooks exactly as they want.
Hassle Free System Restore: With a quick click on F9 to launch Smart Recovery, the computer can be conveniently and easily restored to factory default settings.
Battery Status Check: When in a hurry, the unique single click battery power status button saves time by letting you check the battery power even when the computer is off.