MSI unveils new range of notebooks at CES

Posted on Wednesday, January 06 2010 @ 18:52 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
MSI announced a bunch of new notebook models at CES 2010, here's the press release with all the details:
The iF Award winning Wind U160 & Special One Million Edition U135 Fashion Statement
Wind U160 iF Product Design Award Winner: MSI brings the proud achievements of the Wind U Series to CES 2010 to display multiple netbook products featuring outstanding quality, exquisite design, and the latest Intel Pine Trail platform. Yet to be released and making its first appearance at CES, the ultra-thin 10.1" Wind U160 netbook has already caused a stir by winning an "Oscar of the design world", a 2010 iF Product Design Award. Its exterior features superbly beautiful styling, it weighs a mere 1kg, and is ultra-thin at less than 1” thick. With a Fancy Gold Color Film Print coating, MSI's exclusive Chiclet keyboard, seamless multi-touch pad, and other distinctive designs, it makes a clear fashion statement. The U160 is the trendiest in exquisite mobile technology products currently available.

Wind U135 Special One Million Edition: The Wind U135 features MSI's exclusive Chiclet keyboard, and the newest Color Film Print coating in 4 special release bold colors: Trendy Blue, Refined Silver, Cherry Red, and Wind Dancer Black. To celebrate several million sales of the U Series netbooks since their introduction to the market, MSI will offer a special release Trendy Blue and Cherry Red U135 Special One Million Edition.

Beautiful, Glittering Diamonds: The High Performance Dual Core X-Slim Radiates on Stage
The 13” X-Slim X350 Glittering Diamond is Revealed: The full range of MSI's beautiful ultra-thin X-Slim notebook computers has undergone a major evolution with the release of the 13" X350 & X360, the 14" X420, the 15.6" X600Pro, and the winner of an Oscar of the design world, an iF Product Design Award, the X620. They will all make their first appearance onstage at CES! New X-Slim products feature the Intel CULV platform with Intel Core 2 Duo processors that offer high performance processing power and ultra-long battery life. Also, MSI’s exclusive Chiclet keyboard and an all-new glittering and elegant Color Film Print coating make the high end exterior design even more exquisite.

The X-Slim X620 with 2010 iF Design Award Honors: Winner of an iF Design Award, the X620 features a 15.6" LED display, a fuselage of less than 1" thick, built-in Blu-ray player, discrete graphics card, and around 10 hours of battery life! The 13" X350 and X360 especially take advantage of MSI's exclusive and stylish engraving technology by integrating geometric lines and diamond patterns to create a glittering diamond design that dazzles the eyes. The new generation 14" X420 features a discrete graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM and MSI 3D Boost technology. The X420 further supports two of the latest network communications technologies, 3.5G and WiMAX, so you can enjoy a truly mobile networked lifestyle.

All-New G Series Evolution: The Boldest on the Planet!
Featuring the All-New Intel® New Core™ Processor: MSI's G Series notebooks have undergone a complete evolution. At CES 2010, they will be the first to display extremely fast gaming models featuring the latest generation Intel Calpella platform, including the 17" GT740 & GX740, the 17.3" GE700, the 15.4" GT640 & GX640, and the 16" GE600. All feature the world's fiercest Intel® New Core™ processor family and built-in, high end discrete graphics cards. Compared to last year’s notebooks, overall performance has increased over 30 percent, and 3D graphics and image and processing power has improved by 50 percent to let you constantly experience a smorgasbord of lifelike audio and video.

Built-In High Performance 3D Discrete Graphics Card: The all-new MSI G Series GX640, GX740, GE600, and GE700 have experienced a software evolution that traverses generations and all feature Intel's most advanced Intel® Core™ i5 dual core processor, a high end ATi Mobility Radeon HD high performance 3D discrete graphics card (1GB VRAM), and support Direct X 11 to allow for display performance that far surpasses any previous specifications. Not only are colors richer and resolution more distinct, but effective multimedia image access and operational performance has increased. Whether you are immersed in a smooth, high-speed 3D game or enjoying multimedia audio & video, the G Series truly shows off its unparalleled performance limits!

C Series Notebooks: Effortlessly Enjoy Popular Classic Styling
Complete Trans-Generational Hardware/Software Evolution: MSI's all-new Classic Series notebook models from 14" to 17.3" include the CR420, CR620, and CR720 and feature inter-generational evolutions in hardware and software configured for outstanding display composition and improved operational performance. The all-new MSI Classic Series notebooks come with Intel's most advanced Intel® Core™ i5 dual core processors that offer 30 percent better performance than traditional notebooks. With Turbo Boost technology, the appropriate allocation of system resources results in unparalleled high performance limits.

Clean & Simple Classic Exterior: The new MSI Classic Series notebooks exterior design is fashionably classic to the extreme. An exterior design featuring compact 45 degree-angled flowing lines around the periphery soften the profile of the fuselage and arrange the I/O ports, heat vents, components to give the overall notebook a cohesive feel. The battery fits directly into the bottom of the fuselage, resulting in a smooth, curved profile. At the same time, thickness and weight are less than traditional notebooks of the same size, so you can enjoy a simple, eco-friendly urban lifestyle.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

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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