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Product Name: Panasonic R6 / CF-R6 / CF-R6A / R6A / CF-R6M / R6M “Let’s Note”
Official Page: (Japanese)
Manufacturer: Panasonic
Announced: Officially April 25, 2007 (Information leaked in January 2007)
Available: May 18, 2007 (Vista) June (XP), July 13 (Black)
Price: Depends on retailer/importing
Markets: Japan for now

CF-R6AWBAJP : (Vista)- Jet Black Edition –
CF-R6AWBAXP : (Windows XP) – Jet Black Edition
Panasonic R6A – Intel Core 2 Duo U7500, 160GB HD
Panasonic R6M – Intel Core Duo U2400
CF-R6AW1PJR : “Office Model”
CF-R6AW1AJS : Windows Vista, Wireless
CF-R6AC1AJS : Windows Vista, No Wireless
CF-R6AW1AXS : Windows XP Professional, Wireless
CF-R6AC1AXS : Windows XP Professional, No Wireless

Related Laptops:
– Replaced Panasonic R4

– LED-backlit display maybe offered at some point
– Waterproof keyboard
– Drop-tested at 76cm
– Pressure-tested – 100kgf class pressure-resistant body
– Built to handle vibration
– Magnesium Alloy case
– Fanless design – less heat, less noise, better battery life
– Red Berry, Pink petal, Platinum light, Black stone, Blue apple, Silver, and White air (Jet Black is being added)
– Case available (CF-SYN009CR)
– Wireless LAN hardware switch

Panasonic R6

CPU: Intel® Core TM 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) U7500 (1.06GHz, 2MB L2 Cache), R6M
Chipset: Mobile Intel ® 945GMS Express chip set
Front-side Bus: 533MHz
Memory: PC2-4200/DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 512MB – 1.5GB (1 slot, 512MB built-in)

Display: 10.4″ LCD
Resolution: 1024×768 XGA
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Graphics Memory: Up to 224MB (Shared)

Hard Drive: 2.5″ 80GB Serial ATA (SATA) – 160GB SATA drives available on some models
Optical: External
Other: Hard Drive shock protection

Wireless: Intel ®PRO/Wireless 3945ABG 802.11a/b/g
Modem: 56kbps (V.90)
Ethernet: 100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Bluetooth: ???
Mobile Broadband:

Audio Chipset: Intel High Definition Audio
Speakers: 1x Speaker
Audio I/O:
USB: 2x USB 2.0
Firewire: ???
PC Card: 1x PC Card Type II (CardBus)
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD)
Other: Port Replicator available (see below)

Panasonic R6 Ports

Other: Hard Drive, BIOS passwords, TPM (TCG V1.2 conformity)

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Software: Microsoft® Internet Explorer7.0、Adobe® Reader, Infineon TPM Professional Package V3.0 SP1, Wireless Manager mobile edition 3.0, Possibly Microsoft® Office Personal 2007with PowerPoint 2007 (depending on options
Warranty: Possibly 3 year warranty (see Panasonic’s site for details)

Battery Life: Up to 7.5 hours (R6M maybe get 8+ hours)

Width: 229mm (9.02 inches)
Depth: 187mm (7.36 inches)
Height: 29.4-42.5mm (1.16 – 1.67 inches)
Weight: 940g (2.07 pounds)

Akihabara News – Jet Black Panasonic R6 photos (July 2007)
GeekStuff4U – Jet Black Edition (July 2007)