ASUS U5A / U5 Series

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Product Name: Asus U5 Series / U5A
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Manufacturer: Asus/ASUSTek
Announced: November 2005
Available: Late 2005 / Early 2006
Status: Discontinued
Price: Discontinued
Markets: Worldwide


Related Laptops:
– Replaced by ASUS U5F

– Asus’ first lead-free and halogen-free laptop
– Comes with carrying bag
– Comes with optical mouse
– Black or White finish

Manufacturer’s Description:
Compact Design, Powerful Computing and Beautiful Display

ASUS takes product quality to the next level with care for the environment in the design. The U5 Notebook Series is a completely green model that complies with RoHS regulations (Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive 2002/95/EC).

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CPU: Intel Pentium M 730 – 770 (1.6GHz – 2.26GHz) – 2MB L2 Cache
Chipset: Intel 915GM and ICH6-M Chipset
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: DDR2 533MHz
Memory Capacity: 512MB Built-in, 1.5GB Max (1 slot)

Display: 12.l” LCD
Resolution: 1024×768 XGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Embedded Intel GMA 900
Graphics Memory:
Other: VGA Out

Hard Drive: 1.8″ / 9.5mm – 60GB, 80GB, 100GB
Optical: CDRW/DVD-ROM or DVD Super Multi Double Layer writer

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g
Modem: Azalia MDC Fax/ Modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: Optional Bluetooth® V2.0+EDR
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: AC 97 S/W audio
Speakers: 1x Speaker, Microphone
Audio I/O: Audio-out, Microphone-in
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x PCMCIA Type II/III CardBus
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD) / MultiMedia Card (MMC) / Memory Stick (MS) / Memory Stick Pro (MSPRO)


Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP
Other Software: ASUSDVD XP 6.0, Power Director V3.0 DE, Medi@Show V2.0 SE, Symantec Norton Internet Security 2005, Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0, NERO Express V6.0
Warranty: 2 year limited Global hardware warranty
Asus U5A Drivers:

Options: 3-cell (2400mAh), 6-cell (4800mAh), 9-cell (7200mAh)
Battery Life:

Width: 274mm /
Depth: 232mm /
Height: 27.5 – 33.5mm /
Weight: 1.4 kg / around 3 pounds (with 3-cell battery)

Asus U5A Reviews and Articles:
Stuff Magazine Article – November 2005 – Discusses Announcement
Engadget Article – November 2005 – Dicussing environmental-friendliness. Article – November 2005 – Concentrates on environmental-friendliness