MSI Computer today announced the availability of the MSI Wind U135 netbook. These special edition netbooks are the first Wind model to feature the Intel Pine Trail Platform with the Atom N450 processor. Available in Silver, Charcoal, Ruby and Sapphire, the newest addition to the Wind family also features a 160GB or 250 GB hard drive, 1 GB of DDR2 memory and Windows 7 Starter and start at $309.99. More info on the new Wind U135 netbook:
The U135?s new CPU and single chipset architecture combine to consume just 7 watts, increasing battery life by 15% and overall performance by as much as 10%. Consumers can choose between a 3-cell or 6-cell battery, with the later delivering a battery life of up to 7.5 hours.
The U135?s battery life also benefits from MSI?s exclusive MSI ECO Engine Technology and an efficient LED display. The ECO Engine technology allows users to choose from 5 power modes?Gaming, Movie, Presentation, Document and Turbo Battery?to customize the power supply based on usage requirements.
? Intel Atom N450 Processor ? Genuine Windows 7 Starter Edition ? Dazzling Color Choices with Exqusite Patterns ? 10" Widescreen Display ? MSI Chiclet Keyboard and Wider Touch Pad ? Long Battery Life Perfect for 1-day Computing ? Hard Drive with Massive Capacity ? Built-in High 1.3M Webcam ? Built-in High-Performance 2 Channel Stereo Speakers, and Microphone ? 802.11b / g / draft n Wireless Lan ? Comprehensive Multi-Media Application Interface
The U135 also features several design upgrades including a new raised chiclet keyboard and a color film printed case. The elevated keys are 20% larger, firm to the touch and improve typing accuracy and user comfort. The U135?s stylish color film printed case prevents smudging, giving the netbook a glossy finish. MSI also packed a 1.3M webcam, D-Sub port, 3 USB 2.0 ports and 4x1 card reader into the portable lightweight U135.
The new Wind U135 is available now at retailers such as Fry's Electronics and Comp USA, and online at Amazon and Newegg for $309.99 - $329.99.