Asus U2E

Asus U2 U2E
Summary: 2008, 11″, 2.75lbs, Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage (ULV)

This Page Last Updated: April 15, 2008

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Product Name: Asus U2 / U2E
Official Page: (US)
Manufacturer: Asus Computer International (ACI)
Announced: December 22, 2007 (U2), January 5, 2008 (CES, U2E)
Available: 1Q 2008
Status: Available
Markets: Worldwide

– U2E-A1B (North America) ($2953.23 from Amazon) – 3GB Memory, 120GB Hard Drive (4200rpm)
– U2E-A2B (North America) ($3798.39 from Amazon) – 3GB Memory, 32GB Solid State Drive (SSD)

– Shock resistant due to SSD
– LED back-lit panel
– Hand-polished steel frame
– Copper-etched detailing along with leather accents.
– High-resolution webcam
– “Splendid Colour Enhancement Engine” improves the display
– Two versions – black leather, and brown leather
– May come with a Bluetooth mouse and spare battery

Updates over previous models:
– Adds internal optical drive
– Option for more memory
– Optional Solid State Drive

Manufacturer’s Description:
The compact 11.1″ widescreen U2 is made with extensive detailing and leading technology, taking luxury computing to a whole new level. Based on the latest Intel® Centrino® Processor Technology, Windows® Vista® operating system, the U2 further offers a 32G Solid State Disc (SSD) memory module that is lighter and more reliable than standard hard drive while remarkably speeds up the computer boot up and consumes less power for longer operation.

Luxury and Utility Fused Into One
The U2 is designed and crafted to the highest levels of luxury, a bona fide lifestyle accessory that is yet infinitely useful and versatile. The luxury feast extends to the very chassis itself. A unity of form and function, screen and keyboard are joined seamlessly at the polished plated hinge whose design is inspired by that of luxury cufflinks. Hand polished stainless steel frame and metal etch detailing exist in sublime harmony with premium leather, creating an interplay of warmth and cool high-tech aesthetic that mirrors the principle of perfection attained from visual and tactile balance.

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) U7500 (1.066GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 10W) (Merom-2M)
Chipset: Mobile Intel GM965 Express
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: DDR2 667MHz
Memory Capacity: Up to 4GB (2 slots)

Display: 11.1″ LED back-lit panel
Resolution: 1366×766 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA X3100 (Integrated)
Graphics Memory:
Other: VGA Out, 1x Micro-DVI

Hard Drive Type: 1.8″ – PATA or Solid State Drive (SSD)
Hard Drive Capacity: SSD: 32GB, PATA 80GB, 100GB, 120GB (4200rpm)
Optical: Ultra Slim 8x SuperMulti DVD Writer

Wireless: Intel WiFi Link 4965AGN (802.11a/g/n) or Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (802.11a/b/g)
Modem: 45K Modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: Yes
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: Realtek ALC660 2-Channel HD Audio
Internal Speakers/Microphone: Stereo microphone
Audio I/O: Headphone/Line-Out, Microphone/Line-In
USB: 3x USB 2.0
PC Card: Express Card/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 4-in-1 (Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO)
Other: Webcame

Biometric/Fingerprint: Built-in fingerprint scanenr
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes
Other: Asus SmartLogon software (using Webcam)

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Basic, Home Premium, Business, Ultimate
Other Software: Asus SmartLogon software
Warranty: 2 year warranty, one year battery, 30-day Zero Bright Dot.

Options: 3-cell 29WHr, 6-cell 53WHr, 9-cellWHr
Battery Life:

Width: 10.9 inches / 277mm
Depth: 7.6 inches / 194mm
Height: 0.98 – 1.1 inches / 24.9 – 29mm
Weight: 2.75 – 2.82 pounds / 1.25kg with SSD, 1.28KG with PATA HDD

Asus U2E Reviews and Articles: – April 15, 2008 – Review
VR-Zone – February 21, 2008 – Press Release – January 5, 2008 News – December 22, 2007