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Asus 13.3-inch Zacate E-450 U32U Ultraportable due early next year

Asus to ship another 13inch laptop which will be targeting casual users and will be able to provide a very high battery backup

According to a report from Asus are all set to launch a new mini laptop called the U32U-RX011R in the early half of 2012. This model will be powered by Windows 7 Home Basic version and might be targeting the casual users those are interested in getting a machine for surfing the web, watching videos and some other basic tasks.

This laptop will be featuring a 13.3inch screen and will be equipped with AMD’s Zacate E-450 APU, which is an update for the E-350. AMD’s Zacate is a dual core processor with a 1.65GHz and is also combined with an HD Radeon 6320 graphics which helps in providing a better video performance along with providing the users with a better gaming experience. 

The display of the laptop will be capable of providing a resolution of 1366 X 768 pixels which comes with a matte finish. The device has a 2GB RAM which is extendable up to 4GB while for storage it has 320 or 500 GB HDD as options. 

Other specifications include a total of three USB ports of which two are USB 3.0, an HDMI port, card reader and audio jack. It also includes Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi. 

Besides all these features the laptop is also considered to be coming with a better power management and probably it will be providing a battery life of around 12 hours. By the way if it also provides a life of around 10 hours in real life we can consider it as a high battery life compared to other laptops. 

Though the exact date of release is not yet revealed but the Windows 7 model will be priced at $509 and the basic DOS model will be offered at $449. The device will probably be launched during CES in early January next year.


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Pallab Jyotee Hazarika, 2011-11-21 (Update: 2012-05-26)