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Brian z. 22-11-2008 02:21 PM

Asus R50A Available Worldwide
The super small R50A from ASUS is a new UMPC that promises to a host of features, including integrated WWAN, GPS, fingerprint reader, and more.

The ASUS R50A runs Windows Vista and is powered by an Intel Atom 1.33 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, and a 32GB solid-state hard drive. The R50A features a 5.6" WSVGA glossy touchscreen, 1 microSD slot, two integrated cameras (facing outward and facing the user), and Bluetooth.

The R50A measures 19.9 x 9.8 x 2.83 cm (7.8 x 3.9 x 1.1 inches) and weighs 520g (1.1 lb). Included with the R50A are a slim DVD Rewriter, stylus, headphones, VGA cable, and a wireless keyboard.

When purchased from Dynamism, The Asus R50A includes unlimited toll-free technical support and Dynamism Rescue Warranty.

  • Intel Fred CPU Z520 1.33GHz

  • Embedded Intel GMA 500 Gfx


Display (Internal)
  • 1024 x 600
  • 5.6" WSVGA Color-Shine (Glare-type)

Integrated Ports
  • 1 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x mini-USB2.0A port
  • 1 x Ear Phone USB port
  • AuthenTec FingerPrint

  • 2.0mp camera
  • Built-in Azalia compliant audio chip, with 3D effect & full duplex
  • Built-in speaker and microphone

External foldable USB KBD

Physical Features
  • 7.83 x 3.81 x 1.11 inches
  • 199 x 97 x 28.4mm
  • 1.14 lbs
  • 520g

  • Box Contents:
  • Bluetooth Mouse
  • Protection bag
  • Earphone and Earphone plug
  • Screen protector
  • VGA output plug

Motherboard Features
  • Intel US15W

  • 1GB

Optical Drive
  • external DVD Super Multi Double Layer

  • Bluetooth2.0+EDR, Built-in GPS, Integrated 802.11b/g, Built-in 3.5G module

External Ports
  • 1xMicro-SD

  • 2 cells: 2600 mAh

Operating System
  • Windows Vista Business

robodude 22-11-2008 03:19 PM

Re: Asus R50A Available Worldwide
If you're feeling a little bit flush even in these times of economic hardship, chances are you will be able to afford $1,399 for the Asus R50A. Now available worldwide, this device comes with the following :-
  • 5.6" WSVGA touchscreen display
  • Slim external DVD burner
  • Foldable USB keyboard
  • Bluetooth mouse
  • 3G connectivity

Dr. V 22-11-2008 03:19 PM

Re: Asus R50A Available Worldwide
The Asus R50A will ship on the 22nd of December onwards, which means it probably won't qualify as a Christmas present in due time, especially when you live halfway across the world.

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