The first notebooks with 4G on Toshiba, ASUS, Lenovo and Acer
October 9, 2008, 7:09 pm
With the launch of mobile WiMAX network in the U. S.company Sprint four manufacturer of notebooks - Acer, Toshiba, ASUS and Lenovo - presented their new models, equipped with the appropriate wireless adapters. Toshiba Satellite U405-ST550W - 13, 3-inch laptop based on Intel Centrino 2 platform, equipped with an adapter, previously known under the code Echo Peak, which offers simultaneous support for Wi-Fi and WiMAX. Among other features highlights processor Core 2 Duo, 4 GB of memory, 320-GB hard drive, DVD-recorder with a display permit 1280h800 pixels, the availability of Bluetooth, Ethernet. New product will be available later this month. The company ASUSTeK Computer introduced just three models with integrated adapter WiMAX/Wi-Fi. 14, 1-inch notebook F8Va-C2WM, also designed based on Centrino 2 includes a powerful Core 2 Duo processor with a frequency of 2, 53 GHz, up to 4 GB of memory, graphics card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650, SATA-capacity hard drive to 320 GB Your choice of DVD-recorder or Blu-ray combo drives. Its price will start at $ 1600 mark. 15, 4-inch model M50Vm and N50Vn equipped with a weaker 2, 26-GHz processor Core 2 Duo, 4 GB of memory, 250-GB hard drive, but slightly more powerful video card GeForce 9600M GT. In doing so, they face cheaper - from $ 1400. The range of Acer added two models - Aspire 4930-6862 and the Aspire 6930-6771. Both new items are equipped with a combined module WiMAX/Wi-Fi from Intel, 2-GHz processor Core 2 Duo, 3 GB of memory, 320-GB hard drive, graphics Intel GMA 4500MHD and differ only displays. Aspire 4930-6862 includes 14 1-inch LCD screen with a resolution 1280h800 pixels, and the Aspire 6930-6771 - 16-inch with a resolution 1366h768 pixels. Lenovo has equipped WiMAX/Wi-Fi-modules of its notebook series ThinkPad - X301, T400, SL300 and SL500. Later, the possibility of optional installation of combined wireless adapter appears in the models W500, W700, SL400 and X200. In addition, the company plans to equip the support of 4G notebook IdeaPad Y530. The prices of WiMAX-ThinkPad notebook family begins with the $ 720 mark.