ASUS has launched the new S121 notebook, a versatile mobile computing companion for individuals who view their notebooks not only as tools, but also as accessories that complement their diverse lifestyles. Here is more info on this new ASUS notebook:
A Marque of Exquisite Taste and Design As a notebook counterpart of the Eee PC S101, the ASUS S121 sports a majestic glossy brown Infusion finish that graces the LCD lid, while CRYSTALLIZED - Swarovski Elements masterfully imbedded into intricately crafted metallic hinges add a touch of class, reminiscent of a pair of marquis-cut diamond cuff-links on a business suit.
Substance in Equal Measure to Style Head-turning looks aside, the ASUS S121 also packs substance in the form of a suite of user-friendly features. Equipped with a 12.1" energy saving, LED backlight display, the S121 provides comfortable viewing for documents, multimedia and Internet browsing without eye strain. Users who require a larger storage space for business or school will appreciate hard disk drive storage options up to 250GB, while users who travel frequently and need instantaneous data access while on the move can choose a Solid State Drive (SSD) of up to 512GB. With co-development with a 3rd party vendor, ASUS' SSDs are only 1.8" thick; and are the world's largest density SSD drives at 512GB. Adopting the latest controller technology to offer twice as fast data transfer speeds in comparison to traditional hard drives, ASUS' SSDs also deliver absolute data protection by resisting shocks and knocks for better reliability, faster boot up time, and lower power consumption?making them definite must-have devices for ultra mobile notebooks.
Enjoy All-Day Computing with Extended Battery Life The ASUS S121 features the exclusive Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) which greatly enhances the notebook's energy efficiency, letting users enjoy longer battery life per charge?enabling longer hours of continuous computing. SHE also offers a choice of performance and power consumption modes that allow users to make quick and easy adjustments to suit their usage scenarios. In addition, SHE has the ability to intelligently boost system performance under heavy load, thus enabling the notebook to meet the demands of processor and resource-intensive tasks.
ASUS S121 Specifications:
Processor and Cache Memory - Intel Atom Processor Z520 (1.33GHz, 533MHz, 512KB cache)
Operating System - Genuine Windows Vista? Home Basic - Genuine Windows XP - GNU Linux
Main Memory DDR2 533MHz 1 x SODIMM up to 2GB
Display 12.1" LED backlight panel
Hard Drive - 1.8" SATA HDD up to 250GB / 5400RPM - Optional 512GB SSD (MLC)
Optical Drive External drives supported
Video Camera Built-in 1.3 M Pixel camera with array mic
Fax/Modem/LAN/WLAN - Wi-Fi 802.11n - 10/100/1000 LAN - Bluetooth
Dimensions and Weight - 29.7cm (W) x 21cm (D) x 0.23?0.26cm (H) - 1.45kg (with 4-cell polymer battery)