LG R200 / R200 Express Dual Series / XNOTE

LG R200
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Product Name: LG R200 / R200 Express Dual Series / Xnote
Official Page: LG Canada and LG Korea
Manufacturer: LG Electronics
Announced: May 2007
Available: ??? (Some sites are showing a late July / August ETA)
Price: Have seen for $2000 CAD (Canada) and 1199 – 1489 € (Check with retails for price) = $1659 – $2060 USD
Markets: Asia, Europe, Canada

Note: The following specifications have come from retailers and may not match final shipping specs.

Models:
R200-AB11V : Intel Core 2 Duo T7300, 160GB HDD, 2GB Memory, Vista Business
R200-CB01A9 : (Canada?) Intel Core 2 Duo T7100, 160GB HDD, 2GB Memory, Vista Business
R200-CB11V : (Sweden/Norway/Denmark?) Intel Core 2 Duo T7300, 160GB HDD, 2GB Memory, Vista Business
R200-D.CPRBG : (Europe/Austria) Possibly 1489 € – Intel Core 2 Duo T7100, 160GB HDD, 2GB Memory, Vista Home Premium (Has Windows SideShow)
R200-DPSSV : (Finland) 1398.90 € – Intel Core 2 Duo T7100, 160GB HDD, 2GB MEmory, Vista Home Premium (Has Windows SideShow)
R200-SB12F : (France) Possibly 1399 € – Intel Core 2 Duo T7300, 160GB HDD, 1GB Memory, Vista Home Premium
R200-SP12F : (France) Possibly 1199 € – Intel Core 2 Duo T7100, 160GB HDD, 1GB Memory, Vista Home Premium
R200-SP73K : (Korea), Intel Core 2 Duo T7300, 120GB HDD, 1GB Memory, Vista home Premium

Features:
– Premium Piano Black finish (there maybe two finishes, glassy and flat, see collage further down this page):
LG R200 Glossy
– Dual Channel Memory Support
– Fine Bright LCD Technology “Brilliant High Quality Images”
– Next Generation Bluetooth: BlueCore 4
– Has Intel Turbo Memory
– Some models have Windows SideShow (built-in 2.8″ QVGA 320×240 LCD display that shows email, contacts, etc.):
LG R200 SideShow

Manufacturer’s Description:
12.1” Widescreen Multimedia Powerhouse Notebook with the latest Intel® Centrino® Duo Mobile Technology based on Intel® Coreâ„¢2 Duo Processor (Santa Rosa Platform) – Premium Piano Black Design

LG R200 Xnote

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 (1.8GHz, 2MB L2 Cache), T7300 (2GHz, 4MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel PM965 Express (aka Santa Rosa)
Front-side Bus: 800MHz
Memory: DDR2 667MHz PC2-5300
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 2GB, 4GB Maximum
Other: Has Intel Turbo Memory

Graphics/Display:
Display: 12.1″ LCD with “Fine Bright Technology”
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: ATI Mobility Radeon X2300HD
Graphics Memory: 128MB (HyperMemory support)
Other: S-Video out, VGA Out

Storage:
Hard Drive: Serial ATA (SATA) 5400rpm: 120GB, 160GB
Optical: SuperMulti Dual-Layer DVD writer
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: “Intel® Next-Gen Wireless-N”, Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG 802.11a/b/g
Modem: 56K V92
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit
Bluetooth: BlueCore4 (Bluetooth v 2.0 + EDR)
Mobile Broadband:
Other: Triple Hexa-band Antenna

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Intel High Definition Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1, SRS TruSurround XT
Speakers: 2x Stereo
Audio I/O: Line-in, Microphone-in, S/PDIF (headphone out)
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x Type II or ExpressCard
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD) / Memory Stick (MS) / Memory Stick Pro (MS PRO) / MultiMedia Card (MMC) / xD
Other: TouchPad, “Cable PR Port”, Optional port replicator

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint:
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business
Other Software: Norton AntiVirus, CyberLink Power2Go, LG Intelligent Update, CyberLink InstantBurn
Warranty: 1 year International Warranty Service
LG R200 Drivers:

Battery:
Options: 6-cell Lithium Ion (5200mAh)
Battery Life:

Dimensions:
Width: 301mm / 11.9 inches
Depth: 226mm / 8.9 inches
Height: 31mm – 34mm / 1.2 – 1.3 inches
Weight: 1.9kg / 4.3 pounds (standard battery)

Articles/Reviews:
Official Press Release (LG.co.kr) – Korean, May 2007