MSI Announces FR600 3D Multimedia Laptop

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MSI has announced the FR600 3D multimedia notebook with 3D graphics technology and THX TruStudio Pro surround sound with 4-channel speakers.

The 15.6” FR600 3D includes LED-backlight 3D display, the Intel Core i5 Processor, integrated Intel HD graphics, up to 8GB of RAM, up to 640GB hard drive, DVD burner, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and HDMI.

MSI’s 3D laptop runs Windows 7 Home Premium OS.

There’s no word on pricing and availability.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Z565 15.6″ AMD Laptop Now Available

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Lenovo has released the 15.6-inch IdeaPad Z565 affordable multimedia laptop.

Unlike the Intel-based Z560, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z565 features AMD’s processors. Available models in the U.S market have the Turion II P520 2.3GHz or N530 2.5GHz dual-core CPUs, ATI Radeon HD4200 integrated or Radeon HD5470 512MB discrete graphics, 4GB of DDR3 memory expandable to 8GB, 320GB of hard disk space, and a DVD burner.

The 15.6″ LED-backlit display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

The IdeaPad Z565 includes a 0.3MP web camera, stereo speakers, mic, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, three USB ports, an Express Card slot, a 5-in-1 digital media reader, and HDMI and VGA outputs.

It weighs 5.7 pounds with its standard 6-cell battery which provides “up to 4.5 hours” of run time and comes with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS.

Prices of the Lenovo IdeaPad Z565 range from $619.99 to $698.80, depending on model.

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MSI Announces FX610 15.6″ Laptop

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MSI has announced the new laptop from their entertainment-oriented F Series – the 15.6-inch FX610.

The FX610 features the AMD Phenom II triple-core processor, ATI Radeon HD 5470 1GB dedicated graphics, up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, a 500, 640 or 720GB hard drive, a DVD writer, Windows 7 Home Premium OS, 1366×768 display, and a “unique raised totem seal coating.”

MSI’s new multimedia laptop also includes a web camera, two speakers with THX TruStudio Pro surround sound technology, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth, two USB ports, an eSATA/USB combo port, a 5-in-1 card reader, and HDMI and VGA outputs.

The MSI FX610 weighs 5.29 pounds with its standard 6-cell battery.

There is no word on pricing and availability.

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MSI Unveils CX620MX, CX420MX Classic Series Notebooks

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MSI has unveiled the 15.6-inch CX620MX and 14-inch CX420MX Classic series multimedia notebooks with the 2010 Intel Core processors and new ATI Radeon HD545V 512MB discrete graphics card.

The CX620MX and CX420MX feature two DDR3 memory slots, up to 500GB of hard disk space, and 1366×768-pixel displays. There’s no info on optical drive.

MSI’s new notebooks also include a 1.3MP web camera, microphone, two speakers, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet LAN, a 4-in-1 card reader, HDMI and VGA outputs, and three USB ports. One of the USBs in the CX620MX is an eSATA/USB combo connector.

The 4.85-pound CX420MX and 5.47-pound CX620MX both come with a 6-cell battery.

We have no info on pricing and availability at the time of this writing.

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Asustek’s new multimedia laptop

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Asustek’s new multimedia laptop – the 15.6-inch Asus UL50 – is now available in the US.

Amazon offers the black UL50Ag-A1 model, featuring the Intel SU7300 ultra-low voltage processor at 1.3GHz, the GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics, 4GB of DDR2 memory, a 320GB hard drive with Windows Vista Home Premium pre-installed, a DVD burner, and a claimed battery life of 11 hours. Its 15.6″ glare-type LED backlight display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

The Asus UL50Ag includes Altec Lansing stereo speakers with SRS Premium Sound technology, a 0.3MP web camera, HDMI and VGA outputs, 802.11b/g/n wireless, a Gigabit LAN port, three USB ports, and a 5-in-1 media card reader.

The laptop weighs around 5 pounds and has a brushed aluminum lid.

The UL50Ag-A1 is priced at $799.99.

Asustek has also unveiled details of the Asus UL50Vg that includes switchable integrated/dedicated graphics.

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