Porsche Design, a company known for designing premium devices in line with the Porsche 911 design principals has today announced the Porsche Design two in one laptop.
During one of the power briefs at the ongoing IFA Global press conference happening in Lisbon, Portugal, the Porsche Design CEO Dr. Jan Becker introduced the device to the media from all over the world.
The Porsche Design Book One which has been a 2 year journey was developed in partnership with Intel, Windows and Quanta Computer Inc, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of notebook computers which also happens to be the largest manufacturer in the world.
The build of the Book One is anodized and brushed aluminium in pure silver, it has a 13.3 inch screen with a QHD+ IPS-display, a resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels and 10 point multi-touch.
It’s powered by a 7th generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor, 2.7 GHz to 3.5 Ghz, 16GB RAm, 512 GB SSD, 5MP front camera with infrared for Windows Hello, face recognition, two mics and stereo speakers, Lithium Polymer battery that can give upto 14 hours on normal use. It can charge in 2 hours to 100 percent.
Ports include USB type C 3.1, USB type C 3.1 Thunderbolt, 2 USB type A 3.0 and a microSD card reader. It weighs 1.58 kg while without the keyboard it weighs 758 grams. Both the keyboard and tablet have independent batteries. The Book One pen by Wacom has 4.096 pressure points
Out of the box, the Book One comes with the pen, USB type C to HDMI adapter and a charger. There are optional accessories priced separately, these are a docking station and a sleeve.
Availability in the market is at the end of April in 17 countries. These are Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, USA and United Kingdom. The recommended retail price is EUR 2,795.