Tuesday, December 10th 2013

MSI S20 Slider 2 Hits the Market

The S20 Slider 2, the ideal mobile work station and leisure companion, just hit the market. Its elegant streamlined exterior, all-in-one design, Intel's 4th generation Haswell Core i5 processor, and all-weather, long-life battery meet are designed to meet your work and leisure needs and make the S20 Slider 2 stand out from the crowd of other ultrabooks.

Another MSI ingenious design, the S20 Slider 2 not only offers all the audio, visual, multimedia, reading, and gaming enjoyment of a tablet, it also sports a keyboard, USB, and HDMI capabilities of a mobile office notebook. This chicly mobile machine satisfies the needs of both on-the-go business people and students and the extended battery power ensures that you have plenty of time to do what you're doing. Ideal for Internet browsing, social networking, and word processing, the S20 Slider 2 is the perfect choice for anybody on the go. The S20's design with keyboard and sliding cover eliminates the limitations most people feel when they use tablets. MSI's innovative, user-friendly design have you the user in mind.

Mobile platform for work and play
Eric Kuo, vice president for global sales and marketing, MSI Notebook, points out that the new Slidebook S20 Slider 2 is this year's most talked-about and super-thin full HD ultrabook. "Integrating stylish lines, smooth touch control, powerful performance, and free-standing multi-angle view, while still being light and fun, the S20 Slider 2 offers the best of both worlds. In addition to being preloaded with Windows 8, the S20 Slider 2 also packs a full array of ports, including a card reader, mini HDMI, USB3.0, BT4.0, and Giga LAN port. This ultrabook slips into tablet mode smoothly and naturally. We are confident that it will enhance your work performance and leisure life enjoyment."

Intel Gen 4 Core i multi-core predecessor
The dual user mode of S20 Slider 2 packs Intel's 4th generation Haswell Core i5 processor employing 22nm production technology fabrication, which increases higher frequency and better performance, while reducing power consumption. It supports up to DDR3-1333 8GB RAM, comes with USB3.0, 128GB SSD with mSATA interface by SATA 6Gb/s and PCIe 3.0 interfaces.

Intel's newest integrated graphics
The S20 Slider 2 features Intel's newest integrated HD4600 graphics to greatly enhance the fluidity of 3D gaming graphics.The Intel IGP graphics supports the newest Microsoft DX11 effects, OpenCL v1.1, and OpenGL 3.1 and accelerates Quick-Sync-coding speeds by 50~80%.

Rich color, full HD screen with wide viewing angle
The 11.6-inch IPS LCD display boasts over 350 lumens of brightness and 1920x1080 full HD ultra-high resolution for rich color contrast from any angle. For individuals that strive to lead a LOHAS lifestyles (Life of Health and Sustainability) and try to squeeze every drop out of life, the S20 Slider 2 is the ultimate choice in tablets. Also comes with more vivid colors and better color depth of the better image quality.

High speed system storage design
The S20 Slider 2's system storage design allows you to use 128GB SSD as your storage device to save power, accelerate boot up time and read performance and protect data loss resulting from dropping, making it ideal for the on-the-go lifestyle. It's much faster then eMMC or slow SSDs with SATA2 interface.

10-point sliding touch-control display
The S20 Slider 2 is the ideal balance between tablets and conventional notebooks. The exclusive sliding cover can be used at any angle, making it the obvious choice over other computers with limited viewing angles. The 11.6-inch capacitive 10-point touch control screen offers smooth, easy finger control. The touch screen can also be slid open and the computer controlled via the keyboard for comfortable typing.

Crisp, clear sound stage
The S20 Slider 2, which tips the scales at just 1.2 kilogram, comes with high fidelity speakers with a wide frequency range for crisp audio that is faithful to the original. The crisp, clear sound quality is ideal for a variety of music types and the S20 Slider 2 and features Sound Blaster Cinema wrap around sound for high fidelity movie, music, and gaming experience.
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1 Comment on MSI S20 Slider 2 Hits the Market

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MadMan007
Personally I think this is one of the best convertible form factors. The lack of a trackpad, which can't really be overcome in a useful way, is obviously the downside so I really would like to see trackpoint-style pointers built in for this form factor. But obviously a wireless mouse is always a simple add-on.
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