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ASUS EcoBook Laptops Good for the Environment, Not So Much Your Wallet. December 1, 2008

Posted by bigwok in Design, PC.
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So maybe many of you don’t remember, but around this time last year, ASUS revealed a concept laptop that was clad in bamboo. Now that concept is a reality. Coming in a 12.1″ and 11″ formfactors, this badboy went on sale at the Taiwan IT Month exhibition on Saturday running at about NT$59,900. That’s about $1800USD for you foreign currency impaired readers us here in North America. Looks sexy enough, but with the relatively high price tag, I’m not sure if its worth it. However Asus isn’t known to be frugal with their specs, so here comes the nerdy part…specs! AFTER THE JUMP!

  • Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T9400/P8600/P8400
    Mobile Intel® PM45 Express Chipset
    Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5100
  • DDR2 800 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SODIMM socket for expansion up to 4GB SDRAM

  • 12.1″ WXGA LED-backlit LCD with Color Shine (Glare-type), Crystal Shine (High brightness) and ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology

  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9300M GS External 256MB VRAM

  • 2.5″ 9.5mm SATA 320/250/160GB

  • Hybrid with 256MB flash

  • DVD Super Multi Double Layer: Ultra Slim

  • 8-in-1 card reader: SD,MMC,MS,MS-Pro,xD, Smart Media, mini SD with adapter, MS-Duo, MS-Pro Duo via adapter

  • 0.3 Mega Pixel web camera

  • 3/6/9 cells: 2400/4800/7800 mAh
  • 30 x 22 x 2.53 – 3.16 cm (W x D x H)
  • 1.57 kg, with 3 cell battery pack

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