NEC to launch Intel Yonah based Lavie RX LR900
NEC Corp. has announced that they plan to soon launch laptop products based on the Intel Corp.’s Yonah dual-core mobile processor. Yonah is the next generation mobile processor technology from the microprocessor giants Intel and they come with two cores instead of a single core like current generation Pentium M processors.
Intel plans to commercially launch the Yonah range of processors sometime next month. Yonah is also expected to take much of the limelight as the main processor release from their manufacturers in 2006. NEC has announced their Lavie RX LR900 laptop, which would be powered by this new processor.
NEC also disclosed full technical details for the computer and said that this model would come equipped with Windows XP Home Edition and would have 512M bytes of main memory and a 100G-byte hard-disk drive. Other than that, the laptop would have a 14.1-inch LCD (liquid crystal display), DVD Super Multi drive (DVD-R/+R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW/+RW), 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
NEC also said that the laptop would weigh around two KGs and the battery power would be capable enough of providing close to 4 hours of backup. They plan to launch the laptop early next year and it should have a price tag of around Â¥225,000 (US$1,945) in its basic configuration