ASUS has introduced a new business class notebook, the ASUS B50A, with Centrino 2 technology, quick boot up time and water resistant keyboard. Here is more info on the new ASUS notebook:
ASUS has created an ultimate notebook computer for the business environment, packed with speed, intelligent features, and versatility - the ultimate competitive advantage for the business executive. In addition, the B50A offers the latest Express Gate that empowers users with an 8 second boot-up time for rapid access to a host of multimedia and online applications!
Built for Mobile Efficiency Based on the latest Intel Centrino?2 Processor Technology platform and ASUS-exclusive Power4 Gear eXtreme power management, the B50A has an extended battery life in excess of 5 hours. The B50A also features a spill-resistant keyboard, so the notebook is protected from accidental spills of up to 120cc of liquid. Productivity is also guaranteed with a special built-in LED light for the keyboard that allows computing in dimmed meeting rooms.
Express Gate for 8 Seconds Boot-Up and Instant Online This additional built-in operating system makes available a host of the most commonly used applications to users instantly, including web browser, instant messenger, Skype, photo manager, music player and online games. In addition, Express Gate has also effectively created two computers in one, allowing the primary user to share the use of the computer with complete peace of mind. When under the Express Gate environment, Internet access, music and photos can be shared without altering the files and setup in the Windows operating system reserved for personal use.
Power with Seamless Security ASUS B50A is equipped with an integrated biometric fingerprint scanner that offers greater security by reading fingerprints from the underlying live layer of skin tissue. It also features a TPM (Trusted Platform Module) for secure login and encryption.
Docking Station for Efficient Connectivity The detachable docking station is an ideal solution for quick connection of peripherals, power and communication devices. Whether at home or in the office, it offers advanced practicality and time saved when leaving and returning to the desk.
Intel Core 2 Duo Processors T9400/P8600/P8400/P7350/T5850/T5750 Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate Genuine Windows Vista Business Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset DDR2 800MHz, up to 4GB 15.4" WXGA/WXGA+ Color Shine, ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology Intel GMA X4500HD SATA 120GB / 160GB / 250GB / 320GB DVD Super-Multi Light Double Layer Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 5100 Built-in 1.3 M Pixel camera 36.3 x 26.3 x2.5-3.57 cm, 2.7kg; 3kg with 8-cell Battery