MSI Wind U120 / U120H

MSI Wind U120

Note: Upgrade options (RAM) are limited.

US Retailers:
MSI Wind U120-001US – Amazon (Pre-Order)
MSI Wind U120-024US – Amazon (Available/in-stock through 3rd party)
MSI Wind U120-024US – Buy.com
MSI Wind U120-020US – Amazon (Available/in-stock through 3rd party)

These retailers carry them, but are currently out of stock (USA):
MSI Wind U120-020US – ZipZoomFly
MSI Wind U120-024US – ZipZoomFly

Product Name: MSI Wind U120 / Wind U120H
Official Website: Global.MSI.Com.Tw

Summary:
– 10.2″ Display, Intel Atom, Netbook, HDD, Nov 2008
– Search SL’s archives for Wind U120 news
Markets: Professionals/Business
Regions: Worldwide
– This Page Updated: Feb 11, 2009

Notes:
– Slightly different design than MSI Wind U100
– U120H offers mobile broadband options
– MSI EasyFace( Face Identification software) included (security, instant logon)
– LED-Backlit display
– 2.5″ SATA HDD that can be upgraded
– 1.3MP/2.0MP Webcam (depends on model)

Related Stories:
Feb 11, 2009: MSI Wind U120 – Now in Gray/Black
Jan 30, 2009: MSI Wind U120 Review (LAPTOP Mag)
Jan 23, 2009: MSI Wind U120 available in US
Nov 29, 2008: MSI Wind U110, U115, Paulsbo Chipsets
Nov 24, 2008: MSI Wind U120, U120H Announced
Oct 10, 2008: MSI Wind U120 – Images, Information
Oct 6, 2008: MSI Wind U100 – New Models, US Retail Sales
Sep 22, 2008: MSI Wind U91 and U120 – A Few Details

History:
Status: In production
Announced: Officially around Nov 20, 2008
Available: mid-December (US)
Price: To be determined

Related Laptops:
– Compliments MSI Wind U100

Updates over previous models:
– More “business-like/professional” design
– Mobile broadband options
– Upgrade trackpad (possibly)

Models:
– MSI Wind U120
– MSI Wind U120H – Mobile broadband options (3G, HSDPA, WiMAx)
U120-001US – Black/Gray – 1GB RAM, 120GB HDD, 802.11b/g (bg)
U120-024US – Black/White – 1GB RAM, 120GB HDD, 802.11b/g

U120-002US – Black/Gray – 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n (bgn)
U120-020US – Black/White – 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n

CPU/Platform/Memory:
CPU: Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz
Chipset: Intel 945GSE+ICH7M
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: 533MHz DDR2
Memory Capacity: ? – 1GB – ?
Note: Some models may not be upgradeable as far as memory.

Graphics/Display:
Display: 10.2″ LED-Backlit Display
Resolution: 1024×600
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA 950
Graphics Memory:
Video Out: 1x VGA Out
Other:

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 80GB, 120GB, 160GB
Optical: No, External/USB
eSATA Port: No
Other:

Connectivity/Networking:
Wireless: 802.11b/g
Bluetooth: Optional
Mobile Broadband: 3.5G HSDPA/WiMax on some models
Modem: No (USB)
Ethernet: 10/100

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: HD Audio
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo Speakers
Audio I/O: 1x Microphone/Line-in, 1x Headphones/Line-Out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card/ExpressCard: No
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 4-in-1 SD (Secure Digital), MultiMedia Car (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS PRO)
Keyboard/Mouse:
Other: 1.3MP/2.0MP Webcam (depends on model)

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

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home
Other Software:
Drivers: Global.MSI.com.Tw
Warranty:

Battery:
Type: Lithium Ion
Options: 3-cell or 6-cell
Battery Life:

Dimensions:
Width: 10.2 inches / 260 mm
Depth: 7 inches / 180 mm
Height: 0.77 – 1.3 inches / 19.75 – 33 mm
Weight: 2.2 pounds / 1 kg (3-cell battery)