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A portable computer that is smaller than a notebook computer.


(ˈsʌbˌnoʊt bʊk)
a laptop computer smaller and lighter than a notebook, typically weighing less than 5 pounds (2.3 kg).
[1990–95, Amer.]
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The Yoga s classified as an Ultrabook, smaller and lighter than a subnotebook, with the typical low-power Inte Core processor a solid-state drive, and unibody construction.
An Ultrabook is a high-end subnotebook as defined by Intel, which are lighter and thinner but do not take away computing performance.
In the face of many naysayers, Taiwan-based Asus announced the EeePC 701 subnotebook in June 2007 for a price of $199.
lt;p>Shim admits he's grown a bit jaded after seeing all of the variants on the basic subnotebook PC that vendors tried unsuccessfully for years to hype until Asus finally struck gold with the Eee netbook in late 2007.
LG Electronics is showing off its X110 Netbook, a smaller, core computing function-oriented subnotebook.
With its small size, the Acer Aspire One Netbook is an ultra lightweight and lean function subnotebook optimised for Internet access and core computing functions.
8,18) The slouched posture of computer users has been studied; the slumped forward posture with associated neck flexion is exaggerated when people use notebook and subnotebook computers, compared to desktop computers, and the viewing distances related to using the smaller computers is diminished, thereby worsening posture.
For me, the subnotebook became real only in the past couple of weeks with Hewlett-Packard's announcement that it will soon offer the HP 2100 Mini-Note PC starting at $499.
The Eee PC is a subnotebook computer designed by ASUS and Intel.
Clinicians, including nursing and ancillary staff, can access clinical data via carts mounted with PC laptops, subnotebook wireless computers or PDAs during patient rounds to perform patient documentation or check the patient's condition, including medication orders.
Compared to liquid crystal-based displays (LCDs), this technology offers thinner, lighter, brighter, higher contrast displays with lower power consumption, wider viewing angles, and response times fast enough for video applications, making PLEDs attractive for use in imaging products such as car radios, mobile phones, digital cameras, camcorders, PDAs, games, and subnotebook PCs.