General Dynamics Itronix rolled out the GoBook VR-2, its next-gen semi-rugged notebook PC equipped with Intel Core 2 Duo processor T7300 running at 2GHz. The laptop comes equipped with a 13.3 inch display with DynaVue, a patent-pending display technology that allows for comfortable viewing in all lighting conditions. The GoBook VR-2 is being targeted at mobile workers and field agents in commercial/military/public safety areas. Weighing in at 6.2 pounds, it can withstand a rated 6 drops from 30 inches. Other features include Integrated WWAN, Bluetooth Class 2 connectivity and 802.11 a/b. The GoBook VR-2 retails for $3,500 for the base configuration.
Priced at $1,400, Toshiba’s new Tecra M8 laptop comes with a small 13.3-inch screen TruBite LCD that offers better color, contrast, and overall quality when being compared to other displays. The laptop features 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T7100, 1GB of RAM, 120GB of storage capacity, a DVD SuperMulti, and a built-in 1.3MP webcam with microphone. It also sports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth (with Enhanced Data Rate). Its graphics card is powered by Intel and their Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100.
The Toshiba Dynabook SS RX1 measures at just 19.5mm thick and comes with its shiny magnesium casing. The SS RX1 is available in three versions. It is the hard drive and optical drive where the specifications differ, the three versions come with 80GB HDD/ DVD writer, 80GB HDD/ HD-DVD drive and 64GB SSD drive/ DVD writer. Other features include 1.06 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo U7500 CPU, 1 GB RAM, Intel 945 GMS Chipset with video, 12.1 inch WXGA display (1280 x 800), Fingerprint scanner, SD card slot, and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Toshiba Dynabook SS RX1 will be available in Japan from late June with the first two models will be available for $1800 and $2054 respectively. The SSD equipped model will go on sale by start of July for $ 3125. Watch the two videos after the break to get more details.
BenQ today unveiled its latest Joybook, the BenQ S41. The laptop features Intel Core 2 Duo processor technology, 1GB RAM and nVIDIA GeForce 8600M graphics with UltraVivid technology. The Display Brilliance Enhancement Film (DBEF) enhances brightness. The Joybook S41 also comes equipped with SRS TruSurround XT, 802.11 a/b/g/n support, and Bluetooth 2.0.
Dell Ispiron E1505 will be the Company’s first consumer notebook PC that comes pre-loaded with Linux operating system. The company will be launching this laptop starting next Thursday, 24th May 2007. In case you didn’t know, Ubuntu 7.04 is the latest version of this popular Linux distribution. Dell Ispiron E1505 comes equipped with a 15.4-inch widescreen display, and Intel Core 2 Duo processor. Pricing info is still in a mystery.
Toshiba Japan introduced the Dynabook Satellite T30 in Japan. The business notebook is powered by 1.60Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 processor, Intel 945GM Express chipset, and comes with 80GB hard drive, 512MB RAM and DVD-Combo drive. The T30 sports 4 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x Firewire, Ethernet and audio slots. Unfortunately, it has not fingerprint reader, Bluetooth, and card reader. Measuring 362mm × 267.8mm × 39.3mm, the Toshiba Dynabook Satellite T30 retails for $1400 in Japan.