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MSI Announces Wind U160 Notebook

Posted: Feb 5, 2010 2:31 pm |

MSI Announces Wind U160 Notebook

 

The Wind U160, MSI's exquisitely designed small notebook PC, which has already won an Germany's iF product design awards and become a major talking point in the IT industry, has been formally launched onto the market! The Wind U160 is less than one inch thick, and weighs just 1 kg. It uses Intel's Pine Trail platform, with the highly-integrated N450 Atom processor. The laptop casing features MSI's unique color-film-print (CFP) technology with a two-color - Fancy Gold and Jet Black - color scheme. With its attractive external appearance, slim, lightweight design and painstaking attention to detail, the U160 is sure to appeal to any fashion-conscious consumer.

 

MSI Notebook Marketing Director Sam Chern explains that the Wind U160 is a hi-tech, high-fashion product of MSI's outstanding craftsmanship. The Wind U160's energy-saving 10-inch LED display boasts a reaction time of just 8 millisecond, twice as fast as any other comparable product. The U160 also incorporates MSI's unique Chiclet keyboard, a seamless touchpad and other innovative design features. Besides being attractive to look at and convenient to use, the Wind U160 has a battery run-time in excess of 15 hours, enabling users to keep working all day without having to worry that they may run out of power.

 

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An iF design award adds extra luster to this luxury hi-tech device

 

An innovative design and outstanding tactile appeal: The Wind U160 has an ultra-slim, lightweight body, with a rod-type screen hinge exclusive to MSI. The power switch features an embedded blue LED light, while the chassis exterior has MSI's brand-new color-film-print surface treatment, with an attractive Fancy Gold and XXX Black color scheme; when the laptop is switched on, the MSI brand logo shines out in lustrous silver-white. The section of the chassis on which the user's hands rest is also coated with scratch-resistant, hard-wearing color-film-print. This attention to detail gives the Wind U160 immense visual and tactile appeal; every aspect of the laptop radiates class and elegance.

 

iF product design award: With its revolutionary exterior design, which incorporates many new, high-fashion elements, the MSI Wind U160 has attracted a great deal of positive comment, and has been the recipient of a product design award at the 2010 iF design awards in Germany. All of this has made the Wind U160 one of the most sought-after hi-tech luxury mobile computing devices. The U160 uses the latest rod-type screen hinge design, with the power switch located on the end of the hinge. It also features a seamless touch-pad that is exclusive to MSI, and a unique, beautiful Chiclet keyboard. The combination of the bright, shiny color-film-print coating in the keyboard area with the sparkling silvery touch pad key creates an all-over luxury feel that makes it difficult for people to keep their eyes off it.

 

MSI's attention to detail makes the Wind U160 very user-friendly

 

A wide, seamless touch-pad: The Wind U160 uses a seamless touch-pad design that is exclusive to MSI. By widening the touch-pad, MSI has given the keyboard area a more streamlined look, while also ensuring smooth touch-pad's cursor operation. All of this combines to make life more enjoyable for Wind U160 users.

 

A brand-new design, with the unique Chiclet keyboard: The U160 uses a Chiclet keyboard, exclusive to MSI, where each key is situated independently; this makes for greater stability, and also makes the keyboard quieter to use. Every time your fingers touch the keys, you experience MSI's commitment to providing a perfect user experience; this commitment to user comfort underpins all of MSI's R&D and manufacturing operations.

 

A 10-inch LED screen with a reaction time of just 8 millisecond: The Wind U160 has an energy-saving 10.1-inch screen with LED backlight. The display's reaction time of just 8 seconds makes it twice as fast as a traditional notebook PC, and provides ultra-smooth performance when watching a film or animation. With highly detailed image quality and bright colors, the Wind U160 demonstrates that a small notebook PC can provide movie theater quality audiovisual enjoyment.

 

Ultra-long 15-hour battery run-time

 

Intel's latest N450 Atom processor: The Wind U160 uses the Intel Pine Trail platform, with the new-generation, single-chip architecture Intel Atom N450 processor. With very low power consumption of just 5.5 watts, this processor supports extra-long battery run-time, while also providing outstanding display performance.

 

MSI's unique ECO technology: The Wind U160 features MSI-developed "ECO" energy-saving technology. Just by pressing a button, the user can switch between five different power usage modes: gaming, film viewing, presentation, word processing, and Turbo Battery. This feature helps to increase battery run-time. Testing has shown that the MSI Wind U160 can achieve battery run-time of up to 15 hours, enabling users to keep working all day without needing to worry about the battery running down.

 

Support for 3.5G mobile communications: Besides providing ultra-long battery run-time of 15 hours, the Wind U160 also offers comprehensive wireless networking functionality. The U160 has built-in 802.11 b/g/n capability, Bluetooth V2.0 EDR, and supports 3.5G (Enhanced Third Generation) mobile communications. With the Wind U160, you can enjoy convenient, high-speed wireless Internet communications at any time and from any location, overcoming the barriers of distance. The U160 allows you to experience the future of high-end mobile computing!

 

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