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MSI Introduces Wind12 U230

MSI Wind12 U230

Incorporating AMD Congo CPU MV40 / L335 processor, the ultra-thin MSI Wind12 U230 features 12.1-inch (1366×768) HD Ready display, ATi Radeon HD3200 graphics, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and comes preinstalled with Windows 7 operating system.

MSI has officially released their new Wind12 U230, which features AMD’s 2nd Generation Ultrathin Platform, a dual-core processor, and Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 7. The U230 maintains the distinguishing features of the Wind12 U Series, with superior ultra-thin mobility and a 12.1-inch display for an expansive viewing experience. The ultra thin, power-saving dual core processor architecture further provides consumers with a performance experience on par with standard notebook computers.

Dual Breakthroughs in Processing and Display Exceed Expectations
The MSI Wind12 U230 notebook has a cinematic 16:9 LED backlit display, a footprint smaller than a sheet of A4 paper and weighs 1.3kg including battery. With AMD’s 2nd Generation Ultrathin Platform with a dual-core processor, processing performance is more than double compared to traditional lightweight notebooks. More importantly, the Wind12 U230 offers equally low power consumption and energy saving characteristics, with around 60% less power consumption than standard notebooks.

Twofold Ultra-Long Battery Life
MSI’s exclusive ECO Engine technology: The MSI Wind12 U230 integrates the characteristics of netbooks and standard notebook computers to provide a large display, high performance in a lightweight 1.3kg frame.

Extended mobile experience: MSI’s exclusive ECO Engine technology lets users select power management modes based on specific power requirements. The five modes, Gaming, Movie, Presentation, Document, and Turbo Battery, offer flexible battery use to extend battery endurance to the greatest extent possible.

The Ease and Comfort of Absolute Fashionable Tactility
The MSI Wind12 U230 notebook exterior features soft, flowing lines and a smart gracefulness. The outer casing and keyboard contact areas are specially coated using the most stylish and advanced Color Film Print Technology, which not only gives the entire notebook a glossy, crystal-like appearance, but also gives it a laid-back and stylish tactility that can be enjoyed anywhere.

A Feast of Stunning Audio & Video Entertainment
The U230 uses the AMD RS780MN and SB710 chipsets that both support HD and DirectX 10 technologies. With a 16:9 LED backlit display featuring an HD-ready 1366×768 resolution, full presentation of HD’s distinct and abundant colors let images display with increased authenticity and detail.

The U230’s built-in HDMI output ports provide up to 5GB of transmission bandwidth so your notebook can easily be connected to a large-screen TV or other multimedia display device. Easily expand the vivid and lifelike high resolution images on a large display by using the small U230 to realize the big dream of having a hi-fi home theater system.

Source: MSI

Wind12 U230 spec

Processor & Cache AMD Congo CPU MV40 / L335
Operating System Windows® 7 Home Premium
Chipsets AMD RS780MN + SB710
System Memory DDR2 667/800MHz, 2 SO-DIMM slot, Max: 4GB
LCD Display 12.1″ 1366*768 HD Ready
Graphics & Video Module ATi Radeon HD3200, share with system memory
Audio 2 high quality speakers
HDD 160GB/250GB/320GB SATA
HDD 160GB/250GB/320GB SATA
Webcam 1.3M
Card Reader 4-in-1 Card Reader, SD/MMC/MS/XD
Communication Port Built-in 10/100/1000 LAN
Built-in 802.11b/g/n WLANCard /
Bluetooth V2.0 EDR Supported
(Bluetooth is optional)
I/O Port Graphics Card Output (15-pin, D-Sub) X 1
USB2.0 Port X 3
Mic-in Port X 1/Headphone Output X 1
LAN Port X 1
Keyboard 87 keys
AC Adaptor 65W
Battery Pack & Life 3/6 cells (Optional)
Dimension & Weight 297(L) X 190(D) X 24-31(H)mm
1.3KG with 3 cell battery

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