MSI Mega Book S262 / MS-1057

MSI S262
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Product Name: MSI Mega Book S262
Official Page:
MSI 1057 page – Japan and
Manufacturer: MSI (Micro-Star International)
Announced: January 12, 2006 (Upgraded/Refreshed since 2006)
Available: Currently
Price: See website
Markets: Worldwide

– Part of the MSI S260 Series – Model #s begin with “MS-1057” or “1057-
1057-263 : Black, Intel Core 2 Duo T500, Windows Vista Home Premium, 1GB Memory, 100GB SATA Hard Drive,
1057-020 : Red, Intel Core Duo T2300, Windows XP Home, 512MB Memory, 60GB PATA

Related Laptops:
– Replaced MSI S260
– Same as MSI Mega Book MS-1057
– Similar form factor to the MSI S271
– Related to MSI S262 YA
– Rebadged version sold in the UK as the AJP MS262

– Available in multiple colors:
MSI S262

– May have been available in these colors:
MSI S262

Manufacturer’s Description:
Elegant and Stylish

The basic requirement of an MSI product is a combination of beauty and functionality. The MEGA BOOK S260 aims to provide the best cooling system while retaining its delicate exterior. It comes with a dazzling ebony black flat screen that yields enhanced contrast, brightness performance and richness of color for outstanding image detail.

High Intergraded Function in Mini Space
In spite of its limited space, the MEGABOOK S260 is loaded with special functions including a complete video and data input/output interface, integrated 3-in-1 card reader and DVD combo drive.

Whether you’re climbing the corporate ladder or running your own business, you should find that success starts with a belief in yourself and having the right tool. With MEGA BOOK S260, you can walk into any meeting and deliver high-quality presentations immediately thru its clear screen output. Conveniently view documents and generate sales proposals even on client sites. The unlimited mobility and uncompromising reliability of MEGA BOOK S260 really gets you started with a winning edge.

MSI S260 S262

Note: For a larger picture, see MSI S262 Gallery (here on

– Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 (1.66GHz, 2MB L2 Cache)
– Intel Core Duo T2000 series: Intel Core Duo T2300 (1.66GHz, 2MB L2 Cache)
– Intel Core Solo T1000 series (may no longer be offered)
Chipset: Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset + Intel® ICH7-M
Front-side Bus: 667MHz
Memory: DDR2 400MHz, 533MHz/667MHz SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 512MB or 1GB up to 2GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1-inch TFT LCD (Glare Type)
Resolution: 1280×768 WXGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Embedded Intel® 945GM / Intel GMA 950
Graphics Memory: 128MB Shared
Other: VGA Out, Brightness controlled by hot-keys

Hard Drive: 2.5″ / 9.5mm 60GB Parallel (PATA) 100 or 100GB Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical: DVD Writer – Super Multi/ Dual Layer

Wireless: Intel® PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g)
Modem: Yes
Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Bluetooth: Built-in on some models
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: Built-in Intel® High Definition Audio ( Azalia ) compliant audio chip, with 3D effect & full duplex
Speakers: Yes
Audio I/O: 1xSPDIF, 1xMicrophone-in, 2xAudio-out (Dolby Surround Sound)
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x IEEE 1394
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 3-in-1 Card Reader, Secure Digital (SD)/ Memory Stick (MS) / MultiMedia Card (MMC)


Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Windows XP Home, Also Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Vista Home Premium, Vista Home Basic
Other Software:
MSI S262 Drivers:

Options: “Smart” Lithium-Ion – 4-cell or 8-cell 2200 mAh/4400mAh
Battery Life: Possibly 2 hours with 4-cell, 4+ hours with 8-cell

Width: 303mm / 11.9 inches
Depth: 225mm / 8.9 inches
Height: 28mm – 30mm / 1.1 inches – 1.2 inches
Weight: 1.95kg / 4.3 pounds (with 4-cell battery)

Akihabara News information – February 2006
Announcement at DailyTech – January 12, 2007