It’s the time to welcome the new Sony VAIO G1 laptop that weighs a mere 1.98lbs/ 898 grams. There hasn’t been any official announcement for the same but the new lightweight 12.1-inches lappy is available for sale at a price of $1899 at Dynamism.com. If you will go for an optional built-in DVD drive, the whole weight will total to 2.17 lbs. Let’s talk about its technical specs. The VAIO G1 integrates a 12.1′ 1024×768 display, Intel Celeron or Core Solo ultra-low voltage (ULV) U1300 clocked at 1.06GHz or U1400 clocked at 1.2GHz processor, built-in Intel 945GMS Express graphics, 802.11a/b/g WiFi, Bluetooth, up to 80GB drive, and up to 1.5GB of memory. Other features include LAN, 56k modem, two USB ports, VGA-out, PCMCIA slot and a fingerprint reader. Visit Dynamism.com for more details.
What could be a hottest deal other than a laptop for $99 for a budget customer. But the meager price tag doesn’t mean that the Compaq Presario notebook that is being offered by the Circuit City doesn’t have any good features to impress you. For this catchy $99 Compaq notebook deal, you need to sign 12-month subscription to Vonage. Even if you don’t go for the subscription, the notebook will cost you $299.99 after $280 instant rebate and the $100 mail-in rebate that is cheaper as compared to $398 deal offered by Wal-mart. The 15.4′ Compaq Presario notebook will feature BrightView widescreen, Celeron M420 processor, 512MB DDR RAM, 60GB HDD, and built-in DVD/CD burner. Wal-mart offers the machine with an AMD CPU. Here is the add placed at the Black Friday Ads
Intel has in mind the niche market of sub-notebooks as it is planning to launch single-core ultra low voltage (ULV) CPU’s as the single core will have better consumption than the dual core’s. These new ULV processors will be in two models of U2200 and U2100. The features of U2200 will be 1. 1.2GHz speed 2. 1MB of L2 cache memory 3. 533MHz front-side bus The U2100 also will have same config. but the processor will be tuned to give 1.06 GHz speed. Intel already has an entry-level ULV processor Celeron M 523 ULV. While the Santa Rosa platform processor will be available in January these new ULV processors might take a little longer as rumors suggest that there launch date is in third Quarter of 2007.
Sahara has launched three new tablet PC’s i440D, i440T, and the i417T in its TabletKiosk line. The PC are almost same in the specs like they all have a 12.1-inch XGA screen with Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g compatibility and TruePrint fingerprint reader. All the tablets support max of 4GB RAM and a PCMIA slot. The only difference is in processors as the i417T supports 1.2GHz Intel Celeron M ULV while i440D and i440T have a 1.8GHz Core Duo LV under the hood. All are customizable tablets that can be configured to run Vista XP and Linux. The weight is around 3.3 pounds.