Here’s a look at BenQ’s upcoming UMPC called the mid. It has an Intel Atom processor (the base 800MHz model), 512MB of RAM, a 4GB SSD hard drive, HSPDA support along with wifi and bluetooth. The UMPC will also feature a “G-Senser” for “direct touch and free movement to surf on internet,” voice activation, and optional GPS. No word on the price or availability of the mid at this time. [Engadget]
The BenQ Joybook R45 has been officially released. It comes with an Intel Core 2 Duo T8100 2.1GHz processor, NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G graphics card, 4GB DDR2 RAM, 250GB 5400RPM Hard Drive, a Dual Layer DVD Super-Multi Drive, a 14.1″ WXGA (1280×800) Widescreen, 2.0-Megapixel Webcam, Wireless LAN, bluetooth, 4-in-1 card reader, and Windows Vista. Price is still unknown. [PCLaunches]
BenQ will be dropping another Penryn-based laptop called the Joybook A53. It comes with a Core 2 Duo T7250 processor with 512MB of RAM, 80 to 200GB 5400RPM hard drive, dual-layer DVD writer, 15.4-inch WXGA (1,280 x 800) resolution display, 3 USB 2.0 ports, VGA output, audio in / out and 6-cell battery with 2.3-hours of usage along with integrated ethernet / wifi, a 4-in-1 multicard reader and a 0.3-megapixel webcam for video chats. There’s no word on the price for this bad boy, but it will be coming to Australia, Thailand, Poland, Russia, and China very soon. [Electronista]
This particular laptop has Windows Vista built-in among other things. The BenQ multimedia laptop Joybook Q41 features a 14.1″ wide UltraVivid display, and 2.5″ additional external display, with a processor Intel Core 2 Duo operating system and Microsoft Windows Vista. In addition, it also features bluetooth and wi-fi. There’s no pricing or availability info at this time. Check back later for more updates.
BenQ’s new JoyBook R43 14.1-inch notebook features Intel Core 2 Duo processor, up to 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, dual layer DVD burner, 802.11b/g wireless, Bluetooth, 4-in-1 media card reader, and Windows Vista operating system. The BenQ Joybook R43 Will be released in China in December. Pricing info is still unknown.
BenQ introduced their latest Joybook R56 laptop, which features 15.4-inch UltraVivid widescreen LCD display with 8ms response time and 1280×800 WXGA resolution. The laptop is based on Santa Rosa platform with Core 2 Duo T7100 processor, Nvidia GeForce 8400M G graphics card (max 895MB memory), up to 2GB RAM, 160GB hard drive, dual layer DVD burner, HDMI, and a/b/g/n wireless. Other features include built-in dual speakers, a subwoofer, 1.3MP webcam, and Windows Vista operating system. Pricing and availability are still unknown.