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ASUS Launches Luxury U2 Notebook

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    The compact 11.1" widescreen U2 is made with extensive detailing and leading technology, taking luxury computing to a whole new level. Based on the latest Intel Centrino Processor Technology, Windows Vista operating system, the U2 further offers a 32G Solid State Disc (SSD) memory module that is lighter and more reliable than standard hard drive while remarkably speeds up the computer boot up and consumes less power for longer operation.

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    Luxury and Utility Fused Into One
    The U2 is designed and crafted to the highest levels of luxury, a bona fide lifestyle accessory that is yet infinitely useful and versatile. The luxury feast extends to the very chassis itself. A unity of form and function, screen and keyboard are joined seamlessly at the polished plated hinge whose design is inspired by that of luxury cufflinks. Hand polished stainless steel frame and copper etch detailing exist in sublime harmony with premium leather, creating an interplay of warmth and cool high-tech aesthetic that mirrors the principle of perfection attained from visual and tactile balance.

    Visual Feast
    The U2 screen adopts a special LED backlight panel that is half the width of and 1/3 lighter than the traditional LCD panel. It operates with lowers power consumption and offers better luminance as well as faster response time. In addition, the glare-type widescreen with exclusive Splendid Colour Enhancement Engine displays vivid colours and sharp details for the most enjoyable viewing experience.

    Live Video Communication
    The high-resolution webcam module is one of the smallest lenses available that integrates seamlessly into the U2’s LCD panel and together with a built-in high quality microphone wire-free video conferencing is possible anywhere. For hands free access, the webcam is complemented with exclusive ASUS SmartLogon software that intelligently recognizes its rightful owner and grants access to the computer accordingly after a positive facial scan.

    Solid Privacy Protection
    The notebook offers a smart balance of mobility and performance with comprehensive security features. Data security is uncompromised with built-in fingerprint scanner that reads from the live layer of skin, preventing common skin surface conditions from impairing scanner accuracy. Embedded TPM hardware solution prevents attacks by hackers looking to capture passwords and encryption keys to sensitive data.

    Specification
    Intel Centrino Processor Technology
    - Intel Core™ Duo Processor ULV U7500
    - Mobile Intel GM965 Express Chipset
    - Intel WiFi Link 4965AGN or Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection
    Genuine Windows Vista
    - Genuine Basic
    - Genuine Home Premium
    - Genuine Business
    - Genuine Ultimate
    11.1" WXGA 1366 x 768 LED backlight
    80G/100G/120G PATA 1.8" 4200rpm HDD, 32G SSD
    2 so-dimm socket for expansion up to 4096MB, DDRII-667 DRAM support
    3x USB, 1x VGA, 1x LAN, 1x Phone, 1x micro-DVI
    27.7 x 19.4 x 2.49-2.9 cm, 1.25kg with SSD, 1.28kg with HDD

    Source: ASUS

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