Gigabyte Netbook M912V becomes real.

As the netbook craze continues, Engadget is reporting news of Gigabyte’s upcoming netbook tablet. tells us that the M912V will be available later this month and clock in at $699.  The M912V will have a touch screen, and will not simply be a netbook with a convertible screen as previously anticipated

The specs appear to follow the traditional netbook model, although it would be nice to see a little better battery life:


  • Intel ® Atom 1.6GHz
  • Genuine Microsoft Windows®XP, Genuine Microsoft Windows VISTA®Home Basic, Linux
  • Chipset: Intel ® 945GSE
  • Memory 1GB, HDD 160GB
  • LCD: 8.9”LCD panel/WXGA 1280×768, w/Touch screen, LED Backlight, as 180° rotation angle
  • HDD: 2.5", 9.5mm S-ATA HDD
  • Optical Drive (optional) – External ODD by USB connection
  • BlueTooth 2.0 built-in
  • 1.3M pixel web camera
  • 802.11b/g by mini-card
  • Li-ion 4500mAh, Battery life 3.5 hrs
  • Dimension: 235 x 180 x 28~42mm
  • Weight: 1.3kg (include 2.5"HDD)

Read and see more at the official Gigabyte press release page

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