ASUS U6S (12.1″, Intel, Late 2007)

Asus U6S

Summary: 12.1″ 3.5 pound ultraportable

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Product Name: Asus U6S
Official Page: (US)
Manufacturer: Asus
Announced: September 2007
Available: Late 2007 / Early 2008
Price: Starting at $1799
Markets: Worldwide, Professional

Related Laptops:
– Replaces ASUS U5 / U5F

– Magnesium Alloy lid, with chrome trim
– HDMI Port
– DirectX 10 Support
– Leather-bound palm rest
– Comes with carrying bag and Bluetooth mouse

Manufacturer’s Description:
Enjoy revolutionary entertainment on the go – Intel® Centrino® Duo Processor Technology in U6S enables breakthrough mobile performance, new high-definition capabilities and improved battery life.

ASUS U6 notebook series is the fabulous jewel to light up any computing experience with extra sparkle that will sure to captivate all eyes. Available in both mocha brown and pearl white, the 12.1″ wide U6 is the luxurious digital fashion for on the go metropolitan.

Asus U6S

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7500 (2.2GHz, 4MB L2)
Chipset: Intel® 965PM
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: DDR2 66MHz
Memory Capacity: 2GB (one slot)

Display: 12.1″ LED-backlit
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Nvidia GeForce 8400M G (DirectX 10)
Graphics Memory: 128MB
Other: HDMI Output, VGA Out, “Splendid Color Enhancement Engine”

Hard Drive: Serial ATA (SATA) 5400rpm: 160GB, 250GB
Optical: Integrated, LightScribe DVD Writer

Wireless: 802.11a/g/n
Modem: MDC Fax/Modem
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth: Blutooth 2.0 + EDR
Mobile Broadband: 3.5G High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)

Audio Chipset: Azalia compliant audio chip, with 3D effect & full duplex
Speakers: Built-in speaker and microphone
Audio I/O: Headphone, Microphone
USB: 4x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard/54 slot
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 8-in-1 Card Reader
Other: VGA Webcam

Biometric/Fingerprint: Fingerprint reader
Other: “SmartLogon” face-recognition technology, Embedded TPM

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Vista Home Premium
Other Software: Nero 7.9, For Basic & Business only: ASUSDVD V7.0 Power Director V5.0, Medi@Show V3.0, Norton Internet Security 2007
Warranty: 2 year global hardware warranty (1 year on battery), 30-day Zero bright-dot warranty on LCD, some additional coverage in North America

Options: 6-cell
Battery Life: 2 hours, 40 minutes (MobileMark 2007 – LAPTOP Magazne)

Width: 11.7 inches
Depth: 8.6 inches
Height: 0.9 – 1.2 inches
Weight: 3.5 pounds

Reviews and Articles: – Feb 13, 2008 Review
LAPTOP Magazine – Jan 16, 2008