Posts Tagged ‘Taiwan’
Acer offers its Aspire Timeline Ultra M3 ultrabook for $1384 USD, in Taiwan.
Acer introduced its Aspire Timeline Ultra at CES in Vegas, and now the company is showcasing its new Aspire M3 ultrabook, at CeBIT 2012, in Germany.
The Aspire Timeline Ultra M series ultrabook comes with a 14-inch or 15.6-inch display, powered by up to NVIDIA GeForce GT640M (with 1GB VRAM) graphics processor.
ASUS United Kingdom just confirmed the ICS update for TF101.
Twenty minutes ago, ASUS United Kingdom posted on its Facebook wall a confirmation of the promised long-awaited ICS update for its Eee Pad Transformer TF101 device.
Samsung announced over a million shipments of its Galaxy Note tabletphone, globally.
Yesterday, Samsung Electronics said that it has shipped more than 1 million units of Galaxy Note globally. The worldwide sales of Galaxy Note are also getting higher in Europe – France and Germany, and in Asia including Hong Kong and Taiwan. The rapid global sales of Galaxy Note are notable due to Samsung’s creation of a new market – a device between smartphone and a tablet. Next year the device will be available in the United States, where sales are expected to accelerate further.
The Kyobo eReader fever in South Korea – “The checkout line is growing for the KYOBO eReader, featuring mirasol display technology!”
“The butterfly has landed” – in the beginning of this week (November 21, 2011) – Kyobo (Korea’s largest bookseller) and Qualcomm introduced Kyobo eReader – featuring Qualcomm’s mirasol Display Technology. And now, this device is one of the most wanted e-book readers in South Korea, (as we can see above).
Kyobo’s e-Reader comes with a 5.7-inch (1024 x 768) XGA mirasol display with a screen resolution of 223 ppi, powered by and 1.0GHz Snapdragon S2 processor (by Qualcomm) . The device’s UI is based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The e-Reader can offer weeks of reading (based upon 30 minutes of daily reading time with Wi-Fi off and front ambient light set to 25 percent utilization.
Acer inroduced four new models of its Aspire S3 Ultrabook in Taiwan.
Acer sold six thousand units of its Aspire S3 Ultrabook in Taiwan, and due to that unprecedented success Acer will launch four new models.
The four new models of the Aspire S come with Intel Core i5-2467M processor and are equipped with a 240GB solid state drive (SSD), 320 GB, 500 GB hard drive (HDD), and one model equipped with Intel Core i7-2637M processor and 500GB HDD.
The 13.3-inch Acer Aspire S resumes within 2 seconds, has a standby up to 50 days, comes with a new generation of lightweight long-lasting lithium battery, has an excellent energy-saving technology (Acer Green Instant On) and a battery life up to 6 hours. It is also equipped with the fourth generation of Dolby Surround Sound, and weighs less than 1.4kg with its thinnest part being only 13mm.
Acer and Asus’s initial ultrabook sales are not as expected.
Shipments of Ultrabooks made by Acer and Asus are expected to reach 100,000 units each by the end of this year, which is one third less than their targets (because of the quite high prices).
The price of Asus’s Zenbook UX21 and UX31 ultrabook (in Taiwan), range from $36,000 TWD ($1,205 USD) to $50,000 TWD ($1,670 USD), but the $1,000 USD models sold in the US are not available. Such a price strategy does not meet the consumers’ expectations.
AMD demonstrated its new 28nm notebook-based GPU at AMD’s Fusion11 7th Annual Technical Forum & Exhibition (TFE).
AMD just uploaded a video, from the recent AMD Fusion11 event at Taipei, Taiwan (October 5th, 2011).
At Fusion 2011, AMD demonstrated its next generation GPU, based on the cutting-edge 28 nm process technology. The demonstration was delivered by Corporate Vice President and General Manager of AMD’s Graphics Division, Matt Skynner, as part of his keynote titled, “Enabling the Best Visual Experience.”