ViewSonic is set to launch a new range of notebooks that will come pre-installed with Windows 7. The six new notebooks will hit stores in Australia early next year.
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|The Viewbook 140 – coming in 2010|
The new ViewBook Pro comes with a 13.3-inch LED back-lit display that supports 1280 x 800 resolution in a 16:10 wide aspect ratio. The screen uses less power and claims to produce brighter colours compared to conventional LCDs. It is 17mm thin and uses an Intel Core 2 Duo 7300 Dual-Core and ultra low voltage (ULV) processor. In addition, it comes with a multi-drive DVD writer and has a battery life of up to 8 hours. The Viewbook Pro has hot swapping support that allows users to switch to a second battery without powering down. An advanced fingerprint scanner and multi-finger touchpad is also included.
The new ViewBook 130 (13.3-inch) and ViewBook 140 (14-inch) comes with an LED backlit displays with 1366 x 768 screen resolution and multi-finger touchpad. The ViewBook 130 and ViewBook 140 feature a 16:9 aspect ratio display and include digital HDMI and analogue VGA ports. In addition to the 8 hours of battery life, the ViewBook 130 and ViewBook 140 come with an all new sleep status light that indicates that they can return to work immediately while saving power.
Viewsonic has also unveiled a 12.1-inch notebook, the ViewBook 120, which uses an LED back-lit display with 1280 x 800 screen resolution. It uses an Intel Celeron SU2300 dual-core processor, is optimised for Windows 7, and has a multi-finger touchpad and sleep status light display. , it comes with a convenient VGA output and 7-in-1 card reader, making the Viewbook 120 ready and more than capable.
The ViewSonic ViewBook Pro, ViewBook 140, ViewBook 130 and ViewBook 120 will be available in January 2010, with RRPs to be announced at a later date.