The Craob X presents itself as the first totally wireless ultrabook since there is no connector on its chassis. Not even a socket to recharge it from the mains. For now, we don’t know the price or the release date of this laptop, but the concept is very attractive.
« The world’s first ultrabook without connectors. This is the slogan that we discover when accessing the site , a manufacturer out of nowhere, which promises a portable PC without the slightest port. no sockets , no socket to recharge it, no socket . Nothing !from
How is it possible ? This Craob X is betting on wireless charging, which is already found on smartphones or even, and this allows you to remove the mains plug. Then, the integration of also makes it possible to do without a connector for a keyboard, a headset or a mouse. No card reader either, and no socket to connect an external screen.
A magnetic box with lots of… connectors
As a result, thisdeserves to be in this category since it is distinguished by a remarkable thinness (7 mm) and a really light weight (just over 850 grams). The design is just as remarkable, and perhaps this is the laptop of the future. A kind of revisited, without any connector. Or almost…
Indeed, the box used for wireless charging also acts as a smallUSB for those who would really like to plug in an external drive or other peripheral. On this box, there are five connectors: one , a USB-A, a Thunderbolt, a card reader and a headphone jack. And above all a wire to connect it to the… sector. Magnetically, it is placed at the of the laptop, which means at the same time that the elements connected to the hub will protrude on each side of the screen.
A mysterious manufacturer
For the rest, we will remember that Craob is aiming for the very top of the range with a muscular configuration: aIntel Core i7-1280P, un Intel Xe i, a record which can reach 2 TB of storage and up to 32 GB of DDR5. For wireless, it’s state-of-the-art with a chip 6E while the 13.3-inch, borderless screen promises 4K definition. A completes the set, with a in the slab. Like on a smartphone.
Two big questions: how much does this little gem cost, and when will it be available. Unfortunately, Craob gives no clues, and we have to settle for a ” coming soon (soon available) which remains very elusive. We tried to find out who was hiding behind this brand. It does not appear anywhere in trademark filings in the United States or England. No clue either by looking for the owners of the. The future will tell if this ambitious project is serious, or if it is just a fantasy of a designer.