There’s no sign of the Link including images, specs, prices in Chinese] already and orders for the base (Core i5) version at the HP.com site will ship out before the end of the month. With a spec list that closely matches the , a competitive price of $899 and a 59Wh battery that should, assuming it’s well-designed, give you about 8 hours of web-working time and 6 hours of average battery life, the has to be near the top of your list. Unless you’re concerned about weight and style that is…hitting European shores any time soon but I see that it’s available in Taiwan and China [
Theweighs 1.5KG (More than the non-Ultrabook Core i5-based ) and is, in my opinion, anything but stylish.
As far as ports go you’ve got everything you need except the VGA port, there’s a keyboard backlight and an Intel Wifi module with Wi-Di support. What a shame there isn’t a hi-res matt display, something that HP is usually good at offering.
I’ve updated the specifications page here and there are already links to hands-on and even a review from PCWorld which menations the keyboard. Take a look.
Have you ordered a? Was there a showstopper for you? Let me guess, the 1366×768 resolution?
We have a request out for European availability information.