Averatec 2300 goes dual-core with the 1.6GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-50 CPU, 12 inch notebook, 2GB of DDR-533 memory, 100GB SATA HDD, and a dual-layer DVD burner. It also packs a plethora of ports for its size, including gigabit Ethernet, 56k modem, audio in / out, 4-in-1 flash card reader, VGA output, 4-pin FireWire, a trio of USB 2.0 connectors, and a snazzy ExpressCard slot to boot. The Averatec 2300 ranges from just US$849.99 to US$949.99. No word yet on availability.
Wolf-N-fox, the Korean company, offers a 1.66GHz Core 2 Duo T5500 notebook, with 1GB of DDR2 667, a 15.4 inch display (16:10) with a WSXGA+ resolution, an Intel 945GM graphic card, 80GB of SATA HCC with the possibility to add another hard disk (by swapping the optical drive), and a CD-R/DVD combo. Measuring 360mm x 267mm x 34mm and weighing 2.6kg, this notebook only costs €915.
DosPara manages to pack a 1.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 CPU, up to 1.5GB of DDR2-533 memory RAM, 80GB HDD, and a DVD Super-Multi drive into the 4.2 pound Prime Note Chronos NW2 laptop. It also has a 4-in-1 memory card reader and 802.11 a/b/g WLAN. This laptop is currently available in Japan. Its price tag is approximately ¥129,950 or around US$1,086.
Toshiba’s Satellite M115-S3144 laptop features a 14.1 inch widescreen display and is powered by a 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. Available in a shiny new Onyx Blue Metallic color, the M115-S3144 is geared for entertainment. The notebook is bundled with 2GB of DDR2 dual-channel main memory, a huge 120GB serial-ATA hard drive, a DVD SuperMulti double layer drive that handles 11 formats, a fingerprint reader for added security, TruBrite technology for enhanced viewing, and built-in Harmon/Kardon speakers for multimedia experience. Four USB ports are available for expansion. Measuring 13.5 inches x 9.53 inches x 1.17 inches and weights 5.24 pounds, the price tag of this laptop is $1,199.99. More specs and pictures after the jump!
If you demand the laptop for gaming, check out the WindowPC Sting 517D. Pricing at around US$2700, it features a 2.33 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7600 processor, 2GB WidowPC L33T RAM, 100GB SATA HDD, Nvidia GeForce Go7900GTX (512MB) graphics, 1.3MP Digital Video Camera, 4-in-1 card reader, and a 17 inch widescreen 1920×1200 WUXGA display. Read more review at NotebookReview.
Acer Aspire 5680 is a thin-and-light laptop that offers an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, up to 2GB of DDR2-667 RAM, 160GB SATA HDD, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 graphics, a hybrid analog/digital TV tuner, and a 15.4 inch display. External interfaces include Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, a 5-in-1 memory card reader, Intel 802.11a/b/g WLAN, and Gigabit Ethernet. Unfortunately, there is no word on pricing or availability yet.