MSI announces the UK launch of the Wind 12 U200 mini notebook

November 18, 2009 // 4:53 p.m.

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MSI announces the UK launch of the Wind 12 U200 mini notebook



London, 18th November, 2009: MSI, the manufacturers of notebooks and components has today announced the UK launch of the cutely compact, feature rich and ultra stylish MSI Wind 12 U200 mini notebook. The new MSI U200 mini notebook comes equipt with the new Windows® 7 platform, a 12.1, 16.9 glittering crystal framless screen, 6.5 hours af battery life and a stylish 1.5kg light weight body including the 6 cell battery. If you are looking for a stylish, lightweight mini notebook that provides excellent performance and is easy to carry around then the MSI U200 is for you.

The MSI U200’s 12.1" 16:9 glittering crystal like frameless display provides a stylish and premium look and feel. The frameless design also makes the U200 more durable, dust and scratch resistant than the traditional frame exterior. Each curve on the U200 is accentuated with a smooth contour making its polished exterior a delicate feast for the eyes. The exclusive "Colour Film Print Technology" from MSI applies to the cover as well as the palm rest area, so the glossy texture provides great quality to look at and to touch.

At 1.5KG the MSI U200 is a lightweight gem of a notebook. Ultraportable and smaller than an A4 magazine the U200 measures only 297(L)*190(W)mm. The LED backlight technology not only provides enhanced colours but a long lasting 6.5 hour battery time – making the U200 the perfect gadget that fits in your bag whenever you are on the go.

For comfort and ease of use the MSI U200 comes equipt with the lastest in keyboard design - MSI Ergonomics De-Stress (EDS) Keyboard. This features a surface area that is 51% larger, so the face of each individual key is wider for your typing convenience; it encourages natural finger and wrist movement to reduce strain and allows you to work or play for hours without discomfort.



Priced at just £399 the U200 is available in two sleek finishes piano black and pearl white. The Wind U200 will be available to buy from November 2009, for more information please visit uk.msi.com .

Notes to editor

Model Name


U200-087UK / U200-038UK

ID Colour


BLACK / WHITE

Processor & Cache


Intel® CULV SU3500 1.4GHz processor

Operating System


Genuine Windows 7® Home Premium

Chipsets


Intel® GS45 + ICH9M-SFF

System Memory


2Gb DDR2

LCD Display


12.1" 1366*768 HD Ready

Graphics & Video Module


GMA 4500 MHD, share with system memory

Audio


2 high quality speakers

HDD


320GB

Webcam


1.3M

Card Reader


4-in-1 Card Reader, SD/MMC/MS/XD

Communication Port


Built-in 10/100/1000 LAN
Built-in 802.11b/g/n WLAN Card / Bluetooth V2.0 EDR Supported (Bluetooth is optional)

I/O Port


Graphics Card Output (15-pin, D-Sub) X 1
USB2.0 Port X 3
Mic-in Port X 1/Headphone Output X 1
LAN Port X 1
HDMI X 1

Battery


6 Cells

Keyboard


87 keys

AC Adaptor


40W

Dimension & Weight


297(L) X 190(D) X 24.5-31(H)mm
1.5KG with 6 cell battery

Warranty


2 years Global Collect and Return



About MSI NOTEBOOK

MSI Notebook’s goal is to become the most trusted name in laptop computers. We have worked hard over the years to enhance the user’s experience. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. Examples include developing Turbo Power, ECO Engine and Cinema Pro technologies. MSI Notebook was also the first laptop manufacturer globally to be awarded True Dolby Home Theater Surround Sound certification.

MSI Notebook designs its products with the consumer in mind starting at the R&D stage. To ensure that consumers use MSI laptop computers with peace of mind, each MSI laptop computer undergoes a series of detailed testing before it is shipped from the factory. We test pressure and humidity, shock and vibration as well as the life spans of connector hinges, keyboards, and touch panels. Some of the other tests (around 30 tests in total) include pressure and dropping, I/O connectors, noise, antistatic capabilities, and system performance. We carefully check each detail employing the most rigorous testing standards, so that the consumer uses their new MSI laptop computer knowing that MSI Notebook stands behind its products.

So far, MSI Notebook has introduced 7 series of notebook computers to meet the expectations for every consumer, and they are the Gaming Series, Aesthetics Series, Professional Series, Entertainment Series, Ultra Portable Series, X-Slim Series and Value Series.

If you need more product information, please visit www.msi.com
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