Japanese manufacturer Vaio has released what looks to be the lightest laptop you can buy with a hexa-core chip. The new SX12 is just 2.01 pounds — and it packs an Intel Core i7-10710U “Comet Lake” processor, featuring six cores and 12 threads.
There are laptops lighter than two pounds out there (though there aren’t a lot). The Acer Swift 7, for example, is just 1.96 pounds. But those looking for ultra-portability often have to make sacrifices when it comes to specs and performance — for instance, the Swift 7 not only has fewer cores, but its dual-core Core i7 processor also had trouble handling everyday multitasking in our review. It’s encouraging to see a six-core processor in such a small chassis, though we won’t know how well it…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts