Samsung gets Windows Vista certification for its first ultra mobile PC. This Q1P UMPC provides users with modern PC functions along with multimedia versatility and advanced connectivity in an ultra-mobile platform. The machine features 1.0 GHz Intel Pentium processor, 60 MB hard drive, 1 GB of memory and AVS to access multimedia content without opening Windows. This 7′ touchscreen machine weighs around 1.7 pounds and also includes Bluetooth and WiFi wireless connectivity with many other common feaures. The device costs around 1300$ and can be easily purchased online or from any retail stores.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
ASUS adds one more color in its notebooks. The notebook will soon grip the Korean shelves with its pure white color. This W7J 13.3-inch notebook PC comes with Bluetooth v2.0, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945A/B/G core duo processor and supports 945 PM chipset. Super-Multi optical drive DVD, nVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 graphic card, 1.3M web-camera with DDR2 memory slot upto 1GB are also included.
At CeBit there may be a bash which would definitely be made by Gigabyte. Its latest league of five Notebooks is soon to be launched in the market scenario. All of these five notebooks comprise Intel’s Merom-specific mobile platform and provide with a monstrous 10,000 mAH eight-hour battery stand by time, now this is a pretty good way to buy time. Windows Vista compatibility is also its add-on feature which comes pre-loaded in all the five notebook models. Other ground breaking features are, for example the W251U incorporates a 12.1-inch screen and a built-in digital webcam, the W466U comes with a 14inch display, the W468N endows with a 256MB NVIDIA NB8P graphic card and Robson quick-boot technology. The W566N shows off a 15.4 inch wide screen with Dual-Heatpipe cooling technology and the 17′ phenomenon, the W756N is a gamer’s delight, to be more precise, with 1GB dedicated high end graphics.
Hybrid is the world which most of the companies seems to be concentration on these days. Now, Samsung has announced its very first laptop that comes with built-in “hybrid hard drive.” The new Samsung R55 multimedia notebook is the first obne to boast the same. The salient specs include an Intel Core 2 Duo T5600 processor clocked at 1.83 GHz, 15.4-inch WXGA LCD display, 80GB hybrid HDD, nVidia GeForce 7400 graphics card, and Vista Premium operating system. The new drive is claimed to offer an increment of 26% in data reading, and amplifies data-writing by 71%. The R55 is priced at $1923. Via: PCjoint
The hottest news in the air in the laptop dome is that HP is going to take wraps off a 20-inch notebook dubbed the Pavilion HDX. This is not for the very first time that we will be witnessing a 20-incher machine but the new HDX Pavilion surely calls for attention as it features more than enough space to house both a full-sized keyboard and a windows media remote. The details are scarce but it is expected to feature the new Santa Rosa chipset, GeForce Go 8000 video card, HDMI out, and HD DVD functionality. The bid notebook weighs 12 lbs and is said to be a powerful gaming machine. There is no info about the pricing and availability at the moment. Via: Engadget
Intel lately released a video on how the future UMPCs might look like or it could be just a hallucination. Intel has now predicted that in the midst of the year 2009, we will be seeing the ultra-mobile devices that will consume 20 times less power than those available in 2006. Their upcoming Moorestown platform is scheduled to be launched in 2009. Moorestown will let the devi9ces to run for full 24 hours before going for a recharge. They will accomplish the task by integrating CPU, GPU and memory controller functions into one chip. Anyhow, it hasn’t been revealed whether the Moorestown will sport DX10 graphics and next-gen WiMAX technologies or not. Via: Dailygadget Image
Laptop and media players display will not be much problematic for users while working in bright sunlight or at any brightly-lit offices and warehouses. The new technology ST-NLT developed by NEC will now facilitate the users to clearly read their laptops and media players display even in bright sunlight. The size of this “super-transmissive natural light TFT” ranges from 5.5inch to 15 inches with 320 x 240 and 1024 x 768 resolution. This bright color output is particularly designed to use in locations with intense light. Due to low power consumptions levels, this display can also be used in many other portable devices.
Micro Star International (MSI) has taken the wraps off its new notebook dubbed the M673 that will be no doubt cheaper than the jewel encrusted M677 laptop. The salient specs of the machine include a 15.4″ WXGA screen, AMD Mobile Processor Turion64x2 TL-50, 52, 56, 60 or AMD Mobile Sempron 3200+, 3400+, 3500+ processor, nVidia GeForce 6100 chipset, two SO-DIMM Sockets for expansion up to 2 GB DDR2, NVidia Geforce Go 7400 256MB Turbo Cache graphics, Bluetooth sport, and IEEE802.11 b+g. The laptop comes with integrated Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium featuring the graphical Aero Interface. Anyway, no words on pricing at the moment.
Seagate Technology LLC, the major hard drive maker has announced that its newly built-in encryption technology will be incorporated in the laptops from ASI Computer Technologies. The breakthrough 2.5 inch Momentus 5400 FDE.2 will come integrated in the ASI’s C8015+ laptop that will be priced at $2,150. The laptop will feature the 80GB version drive while the 100GB, 120GB and 160GB versions based on a 3Gb-per-second SATA interface and clocked at 5400 RPM will soon make their way.
Elitegroup Computer Systems has showcased their latest launched models at Cebit show. After their recent collaboration with Taiwanese manufacturer Uniwill Computer, they have introduced their S, L, H, and G series. Each series is particularly focused on specific users as per their choices and all four sports Windows XP and Windows Vista. Sailent specs comprises: 1. Slim design ‘S’ series especially meant for everyday users embraces LCD display of 12.1-inches to 14.1-inches, 12.1-inch S20II with Core 2 Duo processor, Bluetooth, and a built-in 1.3 Megapixel camera. 2. ‘L’ Series notebooks circumscribe value shoppers that include enlarged LCD display of 14.1-inches to 17-inches with many other common specs of ‘S’ series. 3. Next, comes for users who gaze for adjustable swivel-neck is ‘G’ series(in picture) model G200 which will surely boost the market and is categorically meant for those who compliment screen tilt comfort upto 360 degrees. 4. And, finally at last ‘H’ series with H70. The series touts its 7′ inch touch screen display with stylus input, 4-in-1 card reader and 1.3 Megapixel built-in camera. It seems that EC systems will soon crowd tech shelves with new upcoming models for targeted users but the price declarations for these lappies are still awaited.