MSI introduces the U270, a new 12.1" netbook based on AMD's Brazos platform:
MSI exhibited its wind U270 netbook, gorgeous machines characterized by high performance and high mobility, Between 6-10 March, in its CeBIT 2012 booth in Hanover, Germany. MSI's 12.1-inch Wind U270 laptop computer features AMD's latest generation dual core Brazos platform processor, USB 3.0, HDMI port, and HD720p webcam. With this ultra light, ultra thin beauty in your hand, you’ll "ride with the wind."
The Wind U270 packs AMD's 2012 new generation dual core processor with Brazos platform. This APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) comes with x86 architecture cores which support DirectX 11, offering powerful processing and display performance on par with discrete graphics cards.
The cover of the Wind U270 exudes an artistic feel, while the layered tones accentuate the unparalleled elegance of this chic machine. In addition to giving the U270 a character all its own, MSI's color film print protects it against scratching and wear.
The Wind U270 also comes with an attractive independent Chiclet keyboard for a nice, solid feel when you type. Wind U270 comes with new USB 3.0 ports which boast transfer speeds of 4.8Gbps—10 times faster than USB 2.0, and 80% faster power transmission, providing vastly higher data transfer rates and charging speeds for external hard drives, flash drives, and other handheld electronic devices.
The MSI Wind U270 comes with a cinema-class 16:9 ratio LED display, which not only offers richer colors, but doesn't have those pesky black strips at the top and bottom of the screen when you watch HD films. The U270 laptop also comes equipped with an HD720p webcam to give you rich, smooth, clear pictures when conferencing with friends and family. If you like watching HD films on something larger than a computer screen, the U270's HDMI slot lets you connect to LCD TVs.
MSI's exclusive ECO technology allows the user to extend battery life with one touch. You can choose from among five power management scenarios—Video Game, Film, Presentation, Word Processing, and Turbo Battery, effectively maximizing battery life. Tests show that the MSI U270 can run up to 8 hours on a single charge. *Actual battery time may vary with differences in computer use and settings.