ASUS has launched the U6 Series notebooks here in the U.S. Here is more info on the notebooks:
"Designed for the business traveler, the U6 notebook series combines style with performance with glossy, high-shine covers, genuine leather, the latest graphics and processing technology and advanced personal security features. Based on the latest Intel Centrino Duo processor technology, the new U6 series boasts a dedicated graphics engine (DGE), SmartLogon face recognition technology, and Trusted Platform Module (TPM) data encryption.
Other key features include a special LED backlight panel that is half the width of and 1/3 lighter than the traditional LCD panel, a built-in webcam, fingerprint authentication, and ASUS CopyProtect that prevents unauthorized reproduction of data stored onthe local hard drive.
The U6S comes in a mocha brown high-shine cover and is $1,799 USD while the stunning white U6E is $1,749 USD.
Complete Specifications for the U6 series:
Intel Centrino Duo Processor Technology Intel Core2 Duo Processor T7700/T7500/T7250/T5550/T5450/T5250/Cel M550/Cel M540 Intel Mobile PM965/ ICH8M Intel PRO/Wireless 4965ABGN Network Connection Genuine Windows Vista Business NVidia GeForce 8400M G with TAG RAM up to 896MB DDR2 667MHz, 2GB SATA HDD up to 250G/5400rpm, Hybrid 160G/5400rpm with 256MB flash 8-in-1 Card Reader Built-in 0.3M pixel webcam with ASUS SmartLogon Fingerprint Authentication, TPM module 4x USB 1x HDMI 1x Phone Jack 1x LAN 1x Microphone 1x Speaker 1x VGA Out Ultra Slim Supermulti, Express Card 54/34