With fast growing popularity of netbook products, more and more manufacturers are jumping into the affordable and ultralight netbook arena. EMTEC today unveiled the Gdium, an ultra-portable and affordable netbook computer at CES. Here is more info on this netbook:
The EMTEC Gdium is the ultimate mobile computer, weighing in at 2.6 pounds. The Gdium boasts a compact size (9.8 x 7.2 x 1.25 inches), while still offering a web-optimized 1024 x 600 resolution on a notable 10-inch screen. It also comes equipped with a full, comfortable keyboard.
The software application package included with Gdium is based entirely on Open Source software. It includes an extensive variety of programs: Firefox internet browser, Thunderbird e-mail client, instant messaging, VoIP, blog editor, audio/video players and security utilities, as well as a complete Open Office suite of applications for word processing, spreadsheets and presentations.
The Gdium integrates an energy efficient processor and operating system. The processor, based on MIPS-64 architecture, is provided by ST Microelectronics, a tier-one top-quality chip maker. Designed to combine performance and low energy consumption, the Gdium runs on a dedicated and optimized version of Mandriva Linux OS, specially designed for the 64-bit processor.
Unique to the Gdium is the G-Key, a bootable USB key on which the Linux operating system, applications and personal data are stored. The G-Key allows each user to store their personal information and preferences securely, without leaving a trace on the computer.
* LCD screen 10"
* Resolution 1024 x 600
* Mandriva G-Linux
* CPU 900 Mhz 64bits Loongson?„? 2F by STMicroelectronics
* RAM 512MB DDR2
* Removable storage 8 or 16GB Flash G-Key
* WIFI 802.11 b/g
* 3 USB 2.0 ports (one used for the GKEY)
* SD/ SD HC card reader
* One VGA output
* Sound card
* Video card Silicon Motion SM502, 16 MB RAM
* Ethernet RJ45 - 10/100Mbs LAN
* Speakers / microphone
* Multi-finger touchpad
* Extended keyboard
* 4 hour autonomy
* Dimensions 250 x 182 x 32mm (1.2kg)
To find out more about EMTEC Gdium products and accessories, please visit www.emtecelectronics.com
Read our latest notebook reviews:
Acer Aspire One with Windows XP
Sony Vaio Z550
Toshiba Satellite Pro M300
ASUS Eee PC
Toshiba Satellite U405
Lenovo ThinkPad X300
Toshiba Qosmio F45
OQO model 02
Samsung Q1 Ultra
More News. . .
0 registered and 269 anonymous users are browsing this forum.
Moderator: Tong Zhang, LisaG, News, Jacob_Spindel
You cannot start new topics
You cannot reply to topics
HTML is enabled
UBBCode is enabled
Topic views: 3891
Powered by UBB.threads™ 6.5.5