MSI Sets New Benchmark for Large Notebooks

Jun 2, 2009 6:31 AM CDT
MSI Sets New Benchmark for Large Notebooks

With Stylish Ultra-Slim X-Slim X400 and X600 at Computex 2009

-Taipei-The newest and most eye-catching addition to the MSI line-up for 2009 is the slim, aesthetic and stylish X-Slim series based on the latest Intel CULV platform. When the 13" X340 was released in May, it immediately caused a stir in the market. For Computex 2009, the 14" X400 and 15.6" X600 will set a new benchmark for large notebooks and break with the convention that large screens means heavier notebooks. With the new X-Slim models, consumers will be able to enjoy a notebook that not only has large displays but is also perfectly portable. These new additions will be in stores by July! MSI has also made netbook bigger by releasing the 12" Wind Pro U200 netbook based on the CULV platform. Weighing in at just 1.4kg, it comes with an innovative bezel-less display so light weight doesn't have to mean putting up with small displays anymore!

MSI Sets New Benchmark for Large Notebooks

The X-Slim 600 with a 15.6" display and discrete graphic card weighs just 2kg and no more than an inch thick. It is the lightest and slimmest discrete graphic card -equipped model in the industry!

The X-Slim X340, X400 and X600 are all based on the CULV platform. If the 12" Wind Pro U200 netbook is also included, MSI is then the first notebook manufacturer to take thinness and energy-saving to a whole new level by offering a complete range of CULV models ranging from 12" to 15.6". The X600 with a 15.6" 16:9 aspect ratio LED display and discrete graphic card in particular is under an inch thick and weighs just 2kg with a 6-cell ultra-thin lithium-polymer battery. This makes it the lightest and thinnest 15.6" discrete graphic card notebook in the industry! With the X600, the era of heavy and bulky large display notebooks is now over - and a new age of ultra-slim and lightweight has begun!

MSI Sets New Benchmark for Large Notebooks

The X-Slim X400's pearl white chassis and sky blue trim perfectly highlights its thinness (24mm) and lightness (1.5kg). Even businessmen can now enjoy casual LOHAS style!

The 14" X-Slim X400 comes with a 4-cell ultra-slim lithium-polymer battery as standard. Weighing just 1.5kg with a thickness of 24mm, its exterior design exemplifies the qualities of minimalism, understatement, LOHAS and opulence. When the X400 was first unveiled, it immediately attracted media acclaim and became the most talked about next-generation notebook model. The two basic colors are Imperial Black and Pearl White plus three different kinds of colored trim. The X400 in Imperial Black with Gray Silver trim comes across as cool and reserved, the Gold trim emphasizes its nobility and opulence, while Pearl White with Sky Blue trim captures the LOHAS spirit perfectly. These are all perfect choices for business users looking to accentuate their tastes and catch people's eye.

MSI Sets New Benchmark for Large Notebooks

The U200 based on the latest Intel CULV platform has a 12" display. While the netbook has been made larger, it still weighs just 1.4kg!

MSI Marketing Director Sam Chern stated that consumers are increasingly looking for "Light, Slim, Aesthetic" when buying notebooks. As a result, MSI took the lead in the industry by developing the X-Slim series to offer consumers the best designed and best quality ultra-slim notebook products in all dimensions. The new MSI notebooks combine a light, slim and aesthetic exterior with superb performance and low energy consumption. With these new products, MSI hopes to repeat its market success and realize its goal of becoming one of the worlds' top 10 notebook brands! To experience the allure of the X-Slim series notebooks for yourself, visit the MSI booth at L507A in the Nangang Exhibition Hall during Computex 2009!

About MSI

MSI was founded in 1986 and is one of the world-class IT product leading brands. Based on the operating principle "Insist on the Best", MSI has shown a strong R & D capabilities and high production technology in motherboard and graphics card products. Adopting a diversified management and business strategy, MSI has also penetrate into the Notebook, All-in-One PC and Car Entertainment product fields. At an international brand development strategy, MSI has launched a new corporate identity system (CIS), as well as corporate slogan "Insist on the Best". It also represents a new era in MSI's brand development. With high productivity, high technology, and high quality R & D niche, MSI is expected to become one of the top 10 notebook and system brands in the world in 2010 and 2012. Apart from the market operation, MSI fulfills more efforts in our corporate citizenship, taking into account environmental protection and social feedback. In March this year, MSI has been chosen simultaneously as one of "2009 Top 50 Corporate Citizens" and "2009 Top CSR Excellent Enterprises" from CommonWealth Magazine and Global Views Magazine in Taiwan. In the future, MSI will continue to commit and implement corporate social responsibility in company governance. Fulfilling its responsibilities as world citizen, MSI will do more specific actions and contribution to public awareness to achieve "Beautiful Life, Green Homeland", our goal and commitment to stakeholders.

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