While Sony has revealed its plans to ship the lightest 12.1′ notebook Vaio G weighing 1.98 pounds in December, Evesham at the moment claims to have the lightest 12.1′ notebook ever to feature an optical drive. The ‘Light Book” weighs 2.65 pounds and is 1.4-inches thick. Other than the flamboyant DVD/CD-RW/DVD-RW drive, the Evesham Light Book rocks an Intel Core Solo low-voltage processor, Intel GMA 950 integrated graphics, 512MB RAM, 60GB hard disk, a 4-in-1 card reader, WiFi, fingerprint reader, and battery life of five hours. The lightest laptop with the optical drive will set you guys back £999 ($1,910 US).
Meet the two latest Santa Rosa laptops from Evesham, the C515SR and C535SR. Though neither is going to win any beauty contests, however both have been kicked out with more than adequate specs, like integrating Intel’s Centrino Duo Mobile technology and sporting enhanced battery life and an improved sleep state, optimizing power consumption. Being the higher end of the pair, the latest C535S features a 15.4in WXGA X-bright widescreen display, 256MB NVIDIA 8600 graphics with DX10 support, an integrated card reader, plentiful 120GB HDD, Dual Layer DVD-RW drive, 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 CPU with 800MHz FSB, 2GBs DDR II RAM, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium and 1GB of Intel Turbo Memory. While, the C515SR comes with the same 15.4in WXGA widescreen display however quits a little on the horsepower front with a 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 processor, 1GB DDR II RAM, 667MHz and smaller 80GB HDD. Strangely though, it in fact weighs a little over the C535S at 2.9kg Image Read