Posts Tagged ‘Fusion’
Yesterday, Lenovo announced its portfolio of SMB notebooks.
The portfolio includes the premium ThinkPad Edge S Series, the mainstream ThinkPad Edge E Series and entry-level Lenovo B Series, available in select markets.
The ThinkPad Edge S430 notebook is equipped with the latest Intel Core processors and Thunderbolt Technology. The 14-inch notebook comes in Mocha Black, measures less than one-inch thin and has metal accents. It has a DVD burner or a second hard drive (up to 1 TB of storage), choices of Intel integrated or NVIDIA Optimus graphics, Dolby Home Theatre v4 and USB 3.0 ports. The notebook also comes with Lenovo Solution Center powered by Intel Small Business Advantage (a set of productivity and security tools).
ASUS quietly announced its 11.6-inch Eee PC 1225B – AMD powered netbook.
It seems that Asus is not going to abandon its Eee PC category soon, and that got confirmed when the company uploaded a product page of its updated Eee PC 1225B AMD based netbook model.
This 11.6-incher is powered by the latest AMD Brazos dual core APUs – AMD Fusion APU E450 running at 1.65GHz or C60 at 1.0GHz and up to 1.33GHz under AMD Turbo Core Tech. In addition the machine comes with AMD Radeon HD 6320/ AMD Radeon HD 6290, up to 4GB of DDR3 memory (from which 2GB is onboard) and up to 750GB hard drive.
A few days ago, Dospara released its 10.1-inch Prime Erdes PAD NT1 – Windows 7 tablet (in Japan), which has likenesses with MSI’s WindPad 110W.
The Japanese company Dospara (Dosupara – Third Wave Inc.), formerly known as “DOS/V paradise” released a 10.1-inch tablet PC – the Prime Erdes PAD NT1.
When we saw the device, we realized that this tablet has many likenesses in looks and specs with the MSI’s WindPad 110W tablet.
Dospara’s Prime Erdes PAD NT1 tablet is equipped (also) with an AMD Fusion APU Z01 Dual-core processor, which combines high performance and low power consumption. Its 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) IPS Multi-touch LCD display is powered by AMD Radeon HD6250 graphics (built-in the CPU).
HP introduces its 8.9-inch HP Slate 2 Business Tablet and its new 11.6-inch HP 3115m Business notebook
Today, HP introduced its 8.9-inch HP Slate 2 business tablet and its new 11.6-inch HP 3115m business notebook.
The announced HP Slate 2 Tablet PC comes with expanded touch capabilities, enhanced multitasking performance and embedded security.
The HP Slate 2 has an 8.9-inch capacitive multi touch display, which supports touch and pen input plus a new Swype keyboard. It is powered by 1.5GHz Intel Atom Z670 processor (only 32-bit Windows 7 OS support), a small SSD (mSATA SSM) for faster boot times, and longer battery life – up to six hours (depends on use).
Today, MSI (Japan) added a WindPad 110W tablet model with 4GB of memory to its product page.
The WindPad 110W-045JP tablet is equipped with AMD Fusion APU (AMD Z01 – dual core), 32GB of SSD storage and 4GB of DDR3-1333 memory. The tablet PC comes with a 10-inch (1,280 × 800) IPS multi-touch, high-resolution display, powered by AMD’s Radeon HD6250 (built-in the CPU).
AMD updated its AMD Fusion C-Series and E-Series APUs for Notebooks, Ultrathins, All-in-Ones and Desktops with top of the line features, available from leading manufacturers starting today.
The updated APUs deliver:
- Enhanced HD graphics capabilities
- Performance boosts with enhanced memory
- DisplayPort++ for connecting to any HDMI or DisplayPort-enabled monitor or TV
- 12 hours of resting battery life on a single charge for the mobile platform (a nearly four hour increase over previous platforms)
AMD has shipped more than 12 million APUs, and sold more than five million of its C- and E-Series APUs in Q2 2011. The updated AMD C- and E-Series APUs are fast and with Brilliant HD streaming video, sharp photos, life-like gaming through powerful DirectX 11 discrete graphics and a parallel processing engine, as well as all-day battery life (depending on useage).
Today, Lenovo announced its ThinkPad Edge E425 and E525 notebooks for Japan.
The ThinkPad Edge E425 and E525 are powered by AMD “Fusion” APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) with VISION Pro Technology. The stylish casing of the ThinkPad Edge E425/ E525 have soft matte finishes available in two different colors – heatwave red or midnight black with either an antiglare or glossy display. The 14-inch and 15.6-inch notebooks have island-style spill-resistant keyboard for more comfortable typing experience and a numeric pad (ThinkPad Edge E525).