Gigabyte Technology, a leading maker of various computer components, this week announced its low-cost small form-factor mobile computer that will compete against systems like Asustek’s Eee PC or MicroStar International’s Wind. Unlike the competitors, Gigabyte M912V is a tablet PC, hence, features touch-screen. However, the novelty may not be as affordable as its rivals.
Gigabyte M912V comes with 8.9” screen with 1280*768 resolution and is based on Intel Atom N270 (1.60GHz) processor as well as Intel 945GSE and ICH7-M core-logic with integrated graphics core. The notebooks will be equipped with 1GB of DDR2 memory, 160GB hard disk drive, memory card reader, ExpressCard slot, 1.3MP webcam, Ethernet controller, Wi-Fi controller, Bluetooth controller, audio outputs, USB ports and so on. The weight of the machine is about 1.3Kg (2.86 pounds).