Pros

  • Low-priced, offers nice entertainment

Cons

  • Short battery life

At A Glance

Budget entertainment notebook includes Windows Media Center lookalike application and a remote control.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24612
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 750
Processor speed 1860.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X700
Storage
Drive size 60.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 237.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Video - S-Video
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR-SDRAM (DDRRAM)
Memory speed 333.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.5 inches
Depth 11.0 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 8.0 pounds
Weight with Accessories 8.0 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Included Software
  • Quicken New User Edition
  • Corel WordPerfect Office 11
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Other Hardware S-Video-to-composite adapter
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:37   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 211.99   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 320.52   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 111.83   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 118.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 718.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 85.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 672.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 572.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 307.0
Ahead Nero 1145.0
Windows Media Encoder 490.0
Roxio VideoWave 440.0
Adobe Photoshop 364.0
Microsoft Office XP 566.0
WinZip 442.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 374.0
Adobe Premiere 519.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 363.0