MSI has officially announced its 12.1-inch AMD-poweredWind12 U250 ultraportable. The U250 will be armed with AMD’s new “Nile” ultrathin platform, more specifically a dual-coreAMD Athlon II Neo (Geneva) processor that supports DDR3 memory. It also sports AMD’s latest RS880M chipset that supports HD graphics as well as UVD2 and DirectX 10.1.
The design seems similar to the U230 but will come with a Cobra Gray print that helps to protect it against scratches. The Wind12 U250 will come with a 12.1-inch glossy (1366 x 768) display, up to 8GB RAM and various HDD options (160/250/320GB). Other features include HDMI, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1, a 1.3MP webcam, 4-in-1 card reader and three USB ports.
The Wind12 U250 also comes with MSI’s TDE Turbo Engine technology. This sounds like an overclocking tool that can boost performance in CPU and memory simultaneously. The Wind12 U250 boasts a battery life of up to 5.55 hours. There is currently no word on pricing or availability,.
MSI Wind12 U250 Technical Specifications:
CPU: AMD Athlon II Neo processorChipset: AMD RS880M+SB820MMemory: DDR3 800MHz, up to 8GB at maximumLCD: 12.1″ HD (Glare type) 1366×768, 16:9HDD: 160GB/250GB/320GB SATA HDDCard reader: 4 in 1 (XD/SD/MMC/Memory Stick)I/O: HDMI, D-sub, USB 2.0*3, Mic-in, Headphone out, RJ-45Battery: 3/6 cells (Optional)Wireless: 802.11b/g/n, Bluetoothv2.1+EDRWebcam: 1.3M WebcamSound: 2 SpeakersDimension: 29.7cm x 19.0cm x 2.4-3.1cmWeight: 1.3 KG (with 3-cell battery)Special Features: TDE, ECO Engine, HD display, EDS Keyboard
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