Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Ultrabooks

Published: 10 January 2013

ID: G00238880

Analyst(s): Isabelle Durand , Tracy Tsai

Summary

Ultrabooks have been the hottest and most discussed segment of the PC market for several years. Competition will intensify as more models are released, and following the launch of Windows 8 in 2012. This report looks at how the top five PC vendors compete to gain the most market opportunities.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Market Definition
  • Intel's Ultrabook Definition
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Brand and Social Marketing Determine Success
    • AMD, nVidia and Qualcomm Look to Challenge Intel Ultrabooks
    • Solution Around Touchscreen Interface on Windows 8
    • Hybrid/Convertible/Slideable Clamshell Notebooks and Tablets
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Acer
    • Apple
    • Asus
    • Lenovo
    • HP
  • References and Methodology

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