Sotec WinBook WS334

WinBook WS334
MFR’s Description:


* Akihabara News – Announcement, April 28, 2006

* This is not to be confused with the WinBook notebooks that are produced/sold in North America (although they may work together).
* No word on avaialability outside of Japan/Asia.
* TBD = To Be Determined

Reviews located at the bottom of the page.

Company/Manufacturing Information
Company: Sotec
Company Website:
Model Name: Sotec WinBook WS334 and WS334b
Product Page:
Type: Budget Ultraportable notebook
Introduced: April 2006
Cost (MSRP/Street): @ $1150USD (910 EUR)
CPU/Processor & Chipset
Processor Company: Intel
Processor Model: Celeron M 380
Processor Speed: 1.6GHz
Bus Speed: 400MHz
Cache Size: 1MB
Cache Type: L2
Systemboard Chipset: Intel 915GM Express + ICH6-M
Display and Graphics
Graphics Chipset: Intel 915GM Express
Screen Type: TFT LCD
Screen Size: 12.1″
Widescreen: No
Resolution: 1024×768
Video Memory: Up to 128MB
Video Out: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Memory Capacity: 256MB – 1280
Memory Slots: 1
Memory Type: DDR2 SDRAM 200pin SO-DIMM
Memory Speed: PC2-4200 533MHz
Shared With Video: Yes
Hard Drive Interface: Ultra ATA 100
Hard Drive Capacity: 40GB (4200rpm)
Hard Drive Physical Size: TBD
Optical Drive: Internal CD Writer, DVD Read
Harddrive Shock Protection:
Battery Type: Lithium-Ion
Default Battery Size: TBD
Mfr Estimated Runtime: Up to 3.5 hours (Additional/Expanded battery takes up to 5 hours)
Dimensions, and Weight
Weight: 1.58kg (3.5 pounds)
Height: 32mm (1.2 inches)
Width: 274mm (10.8 inches)
Depth: 232mm (9.1 inches)
Wireless: Probably Intel Based
Wireless Type: 802.11b/g
Ethernet: 10/100/1000-T (Gigabit)
Modem: 56K V.90
Keyboard: 87-Key Japanese Keyboard
Mouse: Touchpad
Tablet: No
I/O Ports
USB Ports: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire (IEEE 1394): 1x IEEE 1394 (4-pin)
PS/2, Serial, Parallel: No
Infrared: TBD
PC Card Slots: 1x Type I/PC Card/CardBus
Flash Memory Card: Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick Pro (MSPRO), Secure Digital (SD), MultiMedia Card (MMC)
Bluetooth: TBD
Port Replicator: TBD
Other I/O: TBD
Audio Chipset: Probably Intel-based
Audio I/O: Headphone/optical digital (S/PDIF), Microphone In
Installed OS: Microsoft® Windows®XP Home Edition (SP2)
Drivers: TBD
Included Software: StarSuite (TM) 8 or Microsoft Office Personal 2003 (SP2)
Protection and Security
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hardware Passwords: TBD
Warranty, Misc
WS334 StarSuite 8 Office Software
WS334b Microsoft Office Personal 2003 (SP2) – Slightly more expensive than the WS334
Warranty: See Manufactur’s Site

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