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I'm usually averse to lengthy, unnecessary hardware names, but the Slider S20 Ultrabook Convertible does have a certain ring to it. It's the latest Ultrabook from MSI Computer Corp and performs a balancing act between performance and portability with an Intel Core i5 processor and a slide-out keyboard.

Among its hardware lies 8GB of DDR3 memory, 128GB of SSD storage, and a 16:9 1920x1080 full HD ten-point touch screen. The Slider S20 weighs 2.2 lbs and is less than an inch thick. On the connectivity side, the S20 also boasts a Jackson Peak Wireless adapter, Ethernet 2, USB 3 ports, Bluetooth capability, mini HDMI-out connector, and a 720HP HD webcam.

According to Andy Tung, vice president of sales for MSI US, the goal with the Slider S20 was to give consumers the mobility of a tablet and the processing power of a laptop. The Slider S20 Ultrabook Convertible will be available in Q1 2013 for $1,199.99.

Full Press Release »

City of Industry, Calif. – January 3, 2013 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, announces the availability of the Slider S20 Ultrabook Convertible, a clever blend of portability and performance featuring a slide out keyboard, Windows 8 and Intel® Core i5 processor.

The Slider S20 is the perfect companion for business travelers, students and all users seeking computing power without sacrificing portability and battery life. Equipped with state-of-the art components, including a16:9 1920x1080 full HD 10-point touch screen, 8GB of DDR3 memory and 128GB of SSD storage, the Slider S20 weighs 2.2 lbs. and is less than 1 inch thick for lightweight on-the-go computing.

“Many users prefer the mobility of a tablet, but still need the processing power of an actual laptop computer,” said Andy Tung, vice president of sales for MSI US. “MSI’s S20 Ultrabook Convertible solves that problem by combining the best of both worlds, giving users the choice of using it as a tablet or as a laptop.”

To perfectly complement its performance, MSI also designed the Slider S20 for easy connectivity, with a Jackson Peak Wireless adapter, Ethernet, 2 USB3 ports, Bluetooth capability, mini HDMI-out connector and an integrated 720P HD webcam. The Slider S20 will be available in Q1 2013 for $1,199.99 MSRP.