Gigabyte M912 / M912V

Gigabyte M912 Netbook

Summary: 8.9-inch display, 1.6GHz, Intel Atom CPU, Available July, 2008, LED Backlighting, Touchscreen


Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009

Similar Laptops:
- Similar in size to the Asus Eee PC T91 Touch Netbook
- Fits into the Netbook/Sub-Notebook category
- Similar in specifications the MSI Wind PC
- Similar size and touchscreen as the Fujitsu LifeBook P1620

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Product Name: Gigabyte M912 (M912V) Netbook
Official Page: Gigabyte.com.tw/Products…
Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology
Announced: 1Q 2008, More details April 28, 2008
Available: July, 2008
Status: In production
Price: 450€ ($706 USD)
Markets: Consumers, Europe and Asia

Availability:
- Expansys – UK

Models:
Gigabyte M912V
- Available in Taiwan
- Microsoft Windows vista
- 1GB of RAM
- Wifi, Bluetooth 2.0
- 1280×768 display
- Cost: $670 USD

Gigabyte M912X
- Available in Hong Kong, Taiwan
- Microsoft Windows XP
- 1280×768 display
- Bluetooth
- Cost: $625

Gigabyte M912S
- Available in Hong Kong

Gigabyte M912M
- 1024×600 display
- No Bluetooth
- $560 USD

Features:
- “Convertible” – Touchscreen rotates 180 degrees to lay down over the keyboard and turn into a Tablet PC.
- 1.3MP WEb Camera

Updates over previous models:
- This represents a new line

Manufacturer’s Description:
GIGABYTE 8.9″ Netbook M912 has minimalist design and all the innovative technologies to offer.

….M912 Netbook make happened truly carefree mobile lifestyles for professional or personal users with different budgets.

Specifications:
CPU: Intel 1.6GHz Atom CPU
Chipset: Intel® 945GSE
Front-side Bus:
Memory: SO-DIMM (probably DDR2)
Memory Capacity: 1GB Max (1 slot)

Graphics/Display:
Display: 8.9-inch LED-Backlit
Resolution: 1280×768 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel
Graphics Memory:
Other:

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ / 9.5mm Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 120GB, 160GB, 250GB
Optical: External using USB
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: 802.11b/g
Modem:
Ethernet:
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0
Mobile Broadband: HSDPA

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x 1.5 watt Stereo Speakers
Audio I/O: Microphone/Line-in, Headphone/Line-Out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire:
PC Card: 1x Express Card
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD)
Keyboard/Mouse: 80 key keyboard, Touchpad
Other: 1.3MP Web Camera

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint:
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home, Windows XP, Linux
Other Software:
Warranty: 1 year worldwide, 6 month battery, other warranty options possibly available – see gigabyte.com.tw
Drivers:

Battery: Lithium Ion
Options: 4400mAh
Battery Life: Mfr: 4 hours

Dimensions:
Width: 9.25 inches / 235 mm
Depth: 7.09 inches / 180 mm
Height: 1.10 – 1.65 inches / 28-42 mm
Weight: 2.86 pounds / 1.3 kg

Reviews and Articles:
- LAPTOP Magazine – Review, August 11, 2008
- LAPTOP Magazine – August 4, 2008 – Unboxing
- UMPCPortal – July 24, Unboxing, Overview
- Gigabyte.com.tw – July 2, 2008 – Press Release about M912V
- Akihabara News – July 4, 2008 – Now Available (Taiwan)
- Press Release – Gigabyte.com.tw – May 30, 2008
- jkkmobile – May 31, 2008 – Mentions, Images
- DigiTimes Article – April 28, 2008 – More details