Both the Ultrabook computer and notebook share similar characteristics, with many differences in between. Both computers cater to a particular demographic when it comes to price, functionality and style and they seem to be neck in neck when it comes to competition. When looking at similarities that the Ultrabook computer and notebook share, there is one thing to consider, they are both made to be small and very portable. As far as design is concerned they share some of the same features but when it comes to functionality, they are extremely different.
Similarities aren''t far and few between. Both the Ultrabook and Netbook share few ports and neither computers seem to have any type of optical drive. The Ultrabook computer is made to be not only thin but built with high performance features. This computer utilize Intel hardware, which means that it''s built around power. Speed standards are high when it comes to the power performance of an Ultrabook and it is expected to last at least 4+ hours on one single charge.
Unlike the Ultrabook, the Netbook is built totally different. Even though it is small in size and is just as portable at the Ultrabook, it''s performance doesn''t match up to the Ultrabook. AMD Fusion and Intel Atom are the hardware platforms, which means that users shouldn''t expect power. Fortunately it has the ability to last at least 5+ hours on one single charge and is 3 times cheaper than the average Ultrabook.
When it comes to differences there are definitely a few that stand out amongst these two computers. The Ultrabook computer has a dual-core Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processor, as well as a graphics card. With the 4GB of memory, users can do more than just check email and surf the web. They can easily watch HD videos and transfer data at fast speeds. The netbook on the other hand aren''t as gifted and only house 1GB of Ram. Most buyers tend to say that the notebook is good for non heavy duty use and is great for small web interactions.
All in all, even though there is much to be said about both these computers, both of them offer different hardware while having a similar look and style. Consumers should base their buying decision on their all around needs and goal when it comes to choosing an Ultrabook or a Netbook.