According to NotebookReview, Sony will release 15.4-inch, 13.3-inch and 11.1-inch widescreen VAIO FZ, VAIO SZ5 and VAIO TZ series in July this year. The widescreen 14-inch VAIO CR laptop and 13.3-inch widescreen VAIO CZ are also rumored to come out at the same time. The VAIO FZ series will feature Intel’s next generation “Santa Rosa” platform and the new Core 2 Duo “Merom” processors, a 2GB of RAM, and up to 200GB hard drive. Sony VAIO SZ5 series will feature current Core 2 Duos, 2GB of RAM and up to 200GB HDD, while the ultra-portable Sony VAIO TZ laptops will be powered by Core 2 Duo ultra-low voltage CPUs. These notebooks will have an integrated webcam.
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Mebius PC-WT70T is a brand new laptop from the Sharp group. The laptop utilities 1.6 GHz CPU processor, a 15.4 inches display, and 1GB of RAM. The Windows Vista Home Premium and Microsoft Office 2007 will be pre-installed with this product. In addition, it has a SATA microprocessor of a capacity of 100 GB. The Mebius PC-WT70T is also equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g and an integrated DVI. No word on pricing or availability.
The Philips X200 Ultra portable notebooks runs on a 1.73GHz Core Duo U2500 processor and has a 100GB HDD, a Gigabyte of main memory, and the 12.1-inches of widescreen LCD. Absolutely stunning! Other features include a 1.3MP webcam, a brilliant keyboard and wide touchpad and Windows Vista preloaded. The Philips X200 Ultra portable is shipping to the UK for about $1,700 after conversion.
The Sahara TufTab from Tablet Kiosk is a rugged tablet PC that has been constructed to withstand the rigors of rain, dust, humidity, extreme temperatures, and vibration. The gadget is powered by 1.0GHz Celeron processor, 1GB of RAM, a 12.1 inch widescreen LCD touch panel display that can be viewed even under sunlight, Bluetooth connectivity, and a biometric fingerprint scan. The Sahara TufTab retails for $2,099.
Here is the preview video of the Samsung Q1 UMPC that sports a 7-inch touchscreen display (1024 x 600), 60GB HDD, 1.3MP shooter, secondary 0.3MP camera, Bluetooth 2.0, 802.11a/b/g WLAN, HSDPA, and WiBro. Hit the jump to watch the video.
The Epson Endeaver NJ2050 low-cost laptop is using Microsoft’s Windows XP Home Edition operating system and boasts a 1.73GHz Celeron processor, 40GB hard drive, and 256MB of RAM. Unfortunately, this laptop has only a standard CD-ROM drive. It’s a great laptop for those who don’t need those expensive notebooks with high specs. The Epson NJ2050 retails for around $590.