Thursday, 1 April 2010
MSI Debuts Intel Pine Trail Powered Netbooks
Intel Pine Trail processors announced this morning.ย The new MSI Wind
netbooks will extend battery life by taking advantage of Pine Trail's
more efficient power consumption.
The MSI Wind netbooks will run the Intel N450 processor, capable of
1.66GHz clock speed but significantly lower power consumption than its
predecessor.ย With that, the new MSI Wind netbook's selling point is
its battery life, about 15% greater than previous models.ย Beyond
battery life, the new MSI Wind gets an updated trackpad and slight
The new MSI Wind will come in two models, differentiated by storage and
color.ย The MSI Wind U130 will feature a 160GB HDD, available in snow
white and brilliant black .ย The MSI Wind U135 will carry 250GB of
storage, available in sterling silver , brilliant black , R
20;midnight blue and cherry red .ย Both will feature 10-inch LED
backlit screens with 1,024 x 600 pixels, a 1.3MP webcap, stereo speakers
and a range of connectivity from 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth to 3.5G WiMax.
The upgraded MSI Wind netbook computers are expected to ship in January
at $368 for the U130, $448 for the U135.