CyberPower Takes On Ultrabook Market with Customizable Zeus-M Series

The field of ultrabooks is getting bigger by the day and it’s not enough anymore to just put a system on the market with refreshed specs. System builders are looking for ways to differentiate their ultrabooks, and to that end, CyberPower is touting the customization options. Customers can pick from multiple options for several components when “building” the laptop at CyberPower’s website.

The Zeus-M starts off with an Intel Core i5-3317U Ivy Bridge dual-core CPU and HM77 chipset. A 60GB SSD handles data storage and 8GB of memory round out the system. The laptop has a 14.1-inch display and comes in at under an inch thick. CyberPower says the laptop weighs less than four pounds. The Zeus-M2 starts a little stronger with 16GB of memory and a 128GB SSD but the same processor as the Zeus-M.

CyberPower Zeus-M

Other features include three USB 3.0 ports, Bluetooth, and 24-bit 2-channel audio. Also, the systems include free lifetime phone support. You’ll find Intel Smart Connect in all Zeus-M ultrabooks, too. Smart Connect lets your system download email, social network updates and other data while the ultrabook’s lid is closed and the system is asleep.

CyberPower Zeus-M 2

CyberPower puts Windows 7 Home Premium on its Zeus-M ultrabooks and pegs the Zeus-M’s battery life at up to seven hours of use and “several days” of standby. Ultrabook prices are dropping pretty quickly these days: both of the Zeus-M laptops start at prices well under the $1,000 mark. The Zeus-M starts at $699, while the more-powerful Zeus-M2 rings in at $799.