Featured Articles

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC has announced that it will begin volume production of 16nm FinFET products in the second half of 2015, in late…

More...
AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD has missed earnings targets and is planning a substantial job cuts. The company reported quarterly earnings yesterday and the street is…

More...
Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

As expected, Google has finally released the eagerly awaited Nexus 6 phablet and its first 64-bit device, the Nexus 9 tablet.

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 16 June 2008 15:35

MSI ships its Wind netbook

Written by Fuad Abazovic


Image

Expect shortages


MSI
Europe managed to ship the first batch of Wind Notebook to many European countries, but we've learned that demand is so high that they might end up sold out as soon as they arrive.


MSI managed to create quite a hype with this small but powerful notebook and it has the right price and some advantages over Asus Eee PC 1000, its main competitor.

It looks like 10-inch screens and batteries are two things that are hard to come by these days. We've learned that first batch of Wind Notebooks (we got scolded for calling the notebook Wind PC before, Fed) will come with a rather modest 3-cell battery, but there might be a version with a 6-cell battery.

We've learned that 6-cell batteries are very hard to get due to a massive fire in one of the China battery factories. 10-inch displays are also in short supply, as the manufacturers of 10-inch displays prefer to sell these to much higher profitable car PCs and make more money from it.

So, Wind notebook is shipping, but the question is how many hours / days it will be available.

 

Last modified on Monday, 16 June 2008 16:14

Fuad Abazovic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments