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Asus N20, N50 and N80 Notebooks Unveiled

So with 2 GB of RAM and a dedicated graphics card, Asus of the N10 can not just claim under NETBOOK, the Taiwanese manufacturer announced this week a new 12.1-inch model, the N20. Here, the question is no longer allowed, and Asus also spoke of a machine designed for business or entertainment, without putting forward the reduced price or the ultraportable machines like the Eee PC.

With a diagonal measurement of 12.1 inches and a weight estimated at 1.85 kg with battery three cells, however, the N20 falls into the category of Ultraportables. Asus makes choosing a configuration using Centrino 2, around a Core 2 Duo processor, a chipset GM45 and an 802.11n WiFi.


No dedicated graphics card is provided here, but we are on the high end of the N20 drive Blu-ray. 2.0 and Bluetooth 1.3 megapixel camera are also on the agenda, and Asus refers to the care of an optional antenna 3G. The poster dimensions of 303 x 225 x 31 mm. Different battery capacity will be available to the user. Pricing and availability date have however not been clarified, but we know that the machine will come with Windows Vista.

Asus also preparing the launch of the N50 and N80, machinery 14.1 and 15.4 inches centered, again, around a Centrino platform type 2.

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ASUS N Series Notebooks Press Release

Taipei, Taiwan, September 17, 2008 ? Form following function?ASUS N Series notebooks epitomize style and productivity through smart technologies and innovative product design. Each N Series notebook comes with innovative technological developments such as the highly-efficient Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) which automatically allocates power, preserving battery life up to 35%*; the built-in Express Gate operating system that allows users to access their most commonly-used programs in 8 seconds*; and the SmartLogon facial recognition system that recognizes users? facial features and logs them on without requiring any manual key input.

Comprising four models that cater to a myriad of tech-savvy users, each notebook represents the pinnacle of mobile computing.

The ASUS N Series
N10: Designed for optimized mobility, the ASUS N10 is perfect for individuals constantly on the move. Sporting a 10.2" monitor, the N10 delivers a multi-sensory experience with a NVIDIA GeForce 9300M graphics card and Intel Atom processor.

N20: Built for heavy usage, the ASUS N20 comes with a 12.1" monitor and up to 12 hours* of battery life. Equipped with an Altec Lansing sound system that provides excellent sound clarity, plus a highly efficient eSATA hard disk drive housed in a dust and moisture-resistant enclosure, the N20 is a versatile road performer for business and personal entertainment.

N80: Designed specifically for business executives and professionals in mind, the ASUS N80 comes with a 14.1" display powered by a standalone NVIDIA GeForce 9 Series graphics card with up to 1 GB of VRAM, complemented by Dolby Surround decoding to deliver impressive sound quality that is sure to impress in any business or personal situation.

N50: The ASUS N50 is truly the pinnacle of mobile computing, designed for intuitive control and user-friendliness. A multimedia touchpad serves as a responsive point of control as well as an intuitive and convenient multimedia control unit, complete with backlit buttons, for instantaneous multimedia enjoyment. Another unique feature of the N50 is its built-in Air Ionizer that not only helps clean the air around the user of allergens and germs, but also promotes air-flow and circulation.

Smart Looks ? Cutting-edge Style
In designing the N Series notebooks, ASUS utilized cutting-edge technologies, particularly in the use of In-Mold Roller Technology which creates a scratch-resistant panel that retains its sheen even after prolonged use. Boasting a streamlined exterior with shiny metal-like inlaid patterns inspired by modernist art-deco, N Series notebooks deliver performance with style.

Smart Technology ? Super Hybrid Engine
ASUS understands that one of the primary concerns of notebook computing has always been battery life. In response to the need for greater energy efficiency, ASUS N Series notebooks feature the Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) which consists of the Power4 Gear Hybrid application and the Energy Processing Unit (EPU). Power4 Gear Hybrid facilitates the deployment and usage of power according to the users? preferences in relation to the specific tasks that they need to perform, while the EPU accurately detects the users? power requirements and makes the necessary power adjustments. The combined energy saving effects of the SHE results in an extension of battery life of up to 35%*.

A Fusion of Cutting-edge User-Centric Technologies and Style

Taipei, Taiwan, September 17, 2008 ? Form following function?ASUS N Series notebooks epitomize style and productivity through smart technologies and innovative product design. Each N Series notebook comes with innovative technological developments such as the highly-efficient Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) which automatically allocates power, preserving battery life up to 35%*; the built-in Express Gate operating system that allows users to access their most commonly-used programs in 8 seconds*; and the SmartLogon facial recognition system that recognizes users? facial features and logs them on without requiring any manual key input.

Comprising four models that cater to a myriad of tech-savvy users, each notebook represents the pinnacle of mobile computing.

The ASUS N Series
N10: Designed for optimized mobility, the ASUS N10 is perfect for individuals constantly on the move. Sporting a 10.2" monitor, the N10 delivers a multi-sensory experience with a NVIDIA GeForce 9300M graphics card and Intel Atom processor.

N20: Built for heavy usage, the ASUS N20 comes with a 12.1" monitor and up to 12 hours* of battery life. Equipped with an Altec Lansing sound system that provides excellent sound clarity, plus a highly efficient eSATA hard disk drive housed in a dust and moisture-resistant enclosure, the N20 is a versatile road performer for business and personal entertainment.

N80: Designed specifically for business executives and professionals in mind, the ASUS N80 comes with a 14.1" display powered by a standalone NVIDIA GeForce 9 Series graphics card with up to 1 GB of VRAM, complemented by Dolby Surround decoding to deliver impressive sound quality that is sure to impress in any business or personal situation.

N50: The ASUS N50 is truly the pinnacle of mobile computing, designed for intuitive control and user-friendliness. A multimedia touchpad serves as a responsive point of control as well as an intuitive and convenient multimedia control unit, complete with backlit buttons, for instantaneous multimedia enjoyment. Another unique feature of the N50 is its built-in Air Ionizer that not only helps clean the air around the user of allergens and germs, but also promotes air-flow and circulation.



Smart Looks ? Cutting-edge Style
In designing the N Series notebooks, ASUS utilized cutting-edge technologies, particularly in the use of In-Mold Roller Technology which creates a scratch-resistant panel that retains its sheen even after prolonged use. Boasting a streamlined exterior with shiny metal-like inlaid patterns inspired by modernist art-deco, N Series notebooks deliver performance with style.

Smart Technology ? Super Hybrid Engine
ASUS understands that one of the primary concerns of notebook computing has always been battery life. In response to the need for greater energy efficiency, ASUS N Series notebooks feature the Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) which consists of the Power4 Gear Hybrid application and the Energy Processing Unit (EPU). Power4 Gear Hybrid facilitates the deployment and usage of power according to the users? preferences in relation to the specific tasks that they need to perform, while the EPU accurately detects the users? power requirements and makes the necessary power adjustments. The combined energy saving effects of the SHE results in an extension of battery life of up to 35%*.



Smart Technology ? Smart Bootups in 8 Seconds and Fast Internet Connectivity with Express Gate
N Series notebooks also reduce bootup times significantly with the ASUS Express Gate. Express Gate allows users to boot up in 8 seconds*, granting them instantaneous access to a built-in operating system that runs commonly-used applications such as Skype?, a music player, an email client and an Internet browser.

Smart Technology ? Quick Logons through Facial Recognition
Continuing with the tradition of breaking tradition, ASUS introduces a whole new way in which users logon to their computers?through facial recognition. The SmartLogon system detects the user?s face and logs on without any intervention from the user. This system is designed to learn the variations of the user?s facial features, and is capable of performing detection in different lighting conditions.

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I like this small laptops as this is convenient for work.
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probably too expensive ^ ^
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