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Asustek introduces new consumer entertainment notebooks
Press release, January 20; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 20 January 2009]

Asustek Computer has announced the F50 and F70 notebook series targeting the consumer entertainment market.

The F70 notebook series is equipped a 17.3-inch 16:9 aspect ratio panel and dual hard disk drives with a storage capacity up to 1TB.

For the F50 product line, all models feature either a 16-inch or 15.6-inch HD panel. The F50GX comes with Nvidia's 9400M GPU while the F50Z is based on AMD's Turion platform.

Asustek F series notebooks specifications

Model

F50GX

F50Z

F70SL

Processor

Intel Core 2 Duo, Pentium, Celeron Dual Core and Celeron

AMD Turion 64 dual-core or Athlon 64 dual-core

Intel Core 2 Duo, Pentium, Celeron Dual Core and Celeron

Chipset

Nvidia GeForce 9400M

AMD M780G

SiS 671 DX + SiS 968

Memory

DDR2 800 up to 4GB

DDR2 800 up to 4GB

DDR2 800 up to 4GB

Display

16-inch or 15.6-inch 16:9 HD panel

16-inch or 15.6-inch 16:9 HD panel

17.3-inch 16:9 HD+ LED BLU panel

Hard Drive

SATA 250GB, 320GB or 500GB

SATA 250GB, 320GB or 500GB

Dual HDD up to 1TB of storage capacity

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, January 2009

Asustek F50 notebook series

Asustek F50 notebook series
Photo: Company

Asustek F70 notebook series

Asustek F70 notebook series
Photo: Company

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