NEC LaVie Light Announced

NEC LaVie Light The Intel Atom-powered 8.9″ NEC LaVie Light netbook has been announced. So far it’s being listed as only available in Asia / Japan. This may change over time of course. It’s being positioned in a slightly more expensive area than most netbooks, at around $650 USD, but the design is definitely nice.

The documentation claims a maximum of 1GB of memory, with 0 slots free. Whether you can insert a 2GB DIMM in there, or it’s soldered directly to the systemboard is unknown at this time.

Specifications include:
– Intel Atom 1.6GHz CPU
– Windows XP Home
– 1GB RAM
– 160GB HDD
– Has some durability enhancements in case of falls

Read:
NEC.co.jp/press/ (translated – Japan)
Impress.co.jp (translated – Japan)
– Thanks to Tim for emailing us.

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