Asus U2 11.1-inch notebook released

Posted on Wednesday, Dec 26 2007 @ 03:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Asus unveiled the U2 notebook which features a 11.1" LCD display. Based on the latest Intel Centrino Processor Technology, Windows Vista operating system, the U2 further offers a 32G Solid State Disc (SSD) memory module that is lighter and more reliable than standard hard drive while remarkably speeds up the computer boot up and consumes less power for longer operation.
The U2 is designed and crafted to the highest levels of luxury, a bona fide lifestyle accessory that is yet infinitely useful and versatile. The luxury feast extends to the very chassis itself. A unity of form and function, screen and keyboard are joined seamlessly at the polished plated hinge whose design is inspired by that of luxury cufflinks. Hand polished stainless steel frame and copper etch detailing exist in sublime harmony with premium leather, creating an interplay of warmth and cool high-tech aesthetic that mirrors the principle of perfection attained from visual and tactile balance.

The U2 screen adopts a special LED backlight panel that is half the width of and 1/3 lighter than the traditional LCD panel. It operates with lowers power consumption and offers better luminance as well as faster response time. In addition, the glare-type widescreen with exclusive Splendid Colour Enhancement Engine displays vivid colours and sharp details for the most enjoyable viewing experience.

Intel Centrino Processor Technology
- Intel Core Duo Processor ULV U7500
- Mobile Intel GM965 Express Chipset
- Intel WiFi Link 4965AGN or Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
Genuine Windows Vista
- Genuine Basic
- Genuine Home Premium
- Genuine Business
- Genuine Ultimate
11.1" WXGA 1366 x 768 LED backlight
80G/100G/120G PATA 1.8" 4200rpm HDD, 32G SSD
2 so-dimm socket for expansion up to 4096MB, DDRII-667 DRAM support
3x USB, 1x VGA, 1x LAN, 1x Phone, 1x micro-DVI
27.7 x 19.4 x 2.49-2.9 cm, 1.25kg with SSD, 1.28kg with HDD

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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