The 13.3″ touchscreen utilizes the multi-touch gestures integrated in Windows 8 with 10-point touch support. The display is LED-backlit, has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a Full HD 1920 x 1080 native resolution, supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. The touchscreen also has in-plane switching (IPS) technology, which allows for wider viewing angles and uniform color reproduction.
The system is powered by a dual-core 4th generation Haswell 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-4500U processor. It also has 8GB of onboard DDR3 RAM, a 256GB solid state drive, a Secure Digital (SD) media card reader, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Intel Wireless Display (WiDi), an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4 audio enhancement.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.