MSI unveils Xslim X340 | X600 Notebooks

MSI has recently announced its 13.4 inch X-Slim x340 and the 15.6 inch x600 in China. MSI xslim X340 and X600 are both identical to MacBook Air.

MSI xslim 340 & x600 runs on Centrino 2 platform possibly with NVIDIA's ION platform

Rumors abound that MSI could be both powered by a processor based on Intel’s Centrino 2 platform, with the possibility of including NVIDIA’s ION platform a s well. Release dates are still unknown, but we could be looking at something between $700 to $1,000.

Averatec Voya 2575 Laptop

With Averatec Voya 2575 you will see difference right from the start, including a contemporary design, easy-to-use search and organizational tools, and a safer on-line experience. You will have more ways to enjoy your favorite digital entertainment anywhere, anytime with the Averatec Voya 2575.

Averatec Voya 2575 Laptop

Featuring a super-bright 12″ widescreen display with Averatec’s exceptional AveraBrite LCD technology, AMD’s Turion 64 X2 mobile technology, this small, yet powerful notebook provides unmatched performance and entertainment in an ultra-portable sized notebook.

The Pros: Attractive, sleek design; reasonable price; sharp screen resolution; comfortable keyboard and recessed touch pad.

The badThe Cons: AMD processor can’t match the performance of Core 2 Duo-based competition; disappointing battery life; heavy for its size; glossy screen finish results in reflections.

Averatec 2575 Specs:

Processor AMD Turion 64 X2 mobile technology TL-64 / 2.2 GHz
Graphics Card Shared video memory (UMA)
Main Memory 2 GB / 4 GB (max) DDR2 SDRAM
Display 12.1 in AveraBrite TFT active matrix
Expansion SODIMM , 1 ( 1 ) x ExpressCard/54 , 2 Memory ,
Card Reader 4-in-1 card readerMemory Stick , MultiMediaCard , SD Memory Card , Memory Stick Pro
Hard Disk Drive 250 GB – Serial ATA-150 – 5400 rpm
Optical Drive DVD/CD-RW Combo
LAN/Modem Yes
Wireless Yes
Interfaces 3 x Hi-Speed USB – 4 pin USB Type A , 1 x Microphone – Input – Mini-phone 3.5 mm , 1 x Headphones – Output – Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm , 1 x Display / video – VGA – 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) , 1 x Network – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-TX – RJ-45
Audio Sound card
Hot Key(s)
Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cells battery (2000mAh)
Dimensions 11.9×9.0x1.2 inches
Weight 4 lbs

TG Averatec N1000 Mini Laptop

TG Averatec N1000 has some design similarities with the MSI Wind U100, even the specs are the same too.

I would recommend this notebook to anybody that is looking for a small notebook and who doesn’t want to spend a lot.

TG Averatec N1000 Laptop

This notebook is definetly a great cheap alternative to the Fujitsu and Sony ultraportable notebooks.

TG Averatec N1000 Specs:

Processor Intel Pentium M ULV 733 (1.1GHz)
Graphics Card Integrated Intel Extreme Graphics 2
Main Memory 2x 512mb DDR 400
Display WXGA with AveraBrite ( glossy screen )
PC Cards Slot 1x Type II PC Card
Card Reader MS Pro/MS/MMC/SD 4-in-1 card reader
Hard Disk Drive Western Digital 60gb 5400 rpm
Optical Drive DVD/CD-RW Combo
LAN/Modem Built-in 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN and modem Module
Wireless Built in Intel 2200 802.11b/g Wireless LAN
I/O Ports 1 x Serial, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x IEEE 1394, 1 x Microphone, 1 x Headphone, 1 x VGA, 1 x Modem
Audio 1 x Ethernet Port
Hot Key(s) AC’97 2.2, SoundBlaster Compatible
Battery Pack Li-ion 6 cells battery (2000mAh)
Dimensions 10.5″W x 8.0″D x 1.4″H
Weight 3.6 Lbs

TG Averatec’s Pros/Cons

Cons

  • 4200 rpm hard drive
  • Bad wifi signals probably due to Intel card
  • Touchpad
  • Heavier than other 10.6″ notebooks, weight could of been better
  • Burgundy color only lid option, other colors available would of been great
  • No Bluetooth
  • No S-Video ( thought that would be actually normal for a notebook to have )

Pros

  • Cheap and affordable
  • 80gb hard drive
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Battery life
  • Multimedia Card Reader
  • Bright and sharp screen

The battery life of TG Averatec N1000 can last up to 5 hours and has a retail price of $505.