Modbook Inc. announced the opening of pre-orders for the Modbook Pro , a 13.3-inch tablet based on OS X 10.8 Lion Mountain that will be sold in the U.S. by mid-November. The product, originally made ??by Axiotron, was assembled based on the specifications of the recent MacBook Pro 13.3-inch by Apple in June.The most economic configuration, Intel Core i5, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB SSD, is priced at $ 3,499 .
Andreas Haas, CEO of Modbook Inc. and former employee of Axiotron, announced to the tablet a “huge” interest among professional users. The company’s strategy was to speed up the production of the tablet to bring it to market as quickly as possible. The Modbook Pro of 2012 shares the same concept version of the 2008, but changes were made ??to the design to meet the demands of customers.
The basic configuration includes a dual core processor Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz, 4 GB of DDR3 1600 MHz and a 64GB SSD. The 13.3-inch screen has a resolution of 1280 × 800 pixels and includes a Wacom digitizer that allows the use of a pen with 512 levels of pressure. The hardware also includes a burner Super Drive 8X, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire 800 and MagSafe, SDXC slot, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n modules. The user can choose as an option Core i7 2.9 GHz, 8 or 16 GB of RAM, SSD 180, 240 or 480 GB. The price of the top configuration comes to $ 4,819 .
The product is sold in the form of complete kit includes parts for converting a MacBook Pro in a Modbook Pro , a MacBook Pro, the professional assembly service and the warranty provided by Modbook Inc. replaces the original Apple. The operating system is OS X 10.8 Lion Mountain, but you can also purchase a license of Windows 7 Professional to be installed via BootCamp or natively.