Asus has expanded its Vivobook lineup by launching the Vivobook U38N, an ultrathin AMD Ultrabook, powered by AMD A8 4555M Trinity-based processor. Like Zenbooks, it has full HD resolution (1920 x 1080) packed in its 13.3 inch screen. Some online (European) stores already have it listed for about 900 Euros, which mans it will retail for 900 dollars when it comes to US. This notebook is very lightweight, weighing 1.5kg and only 18.6 mm thick.
Asus U38N specs:
Processor: AMD Trinity APU A6-4455M (U38N-C4013H), A8-4555M (U38N-C4010H), A8-4555M (U38DT-R3001H) and A10-4655M (U38N-C4009P). Check out AMD A10 4655m benchmark.
Operating system: Windows 8 Pro
Chipset: AMD A70M Chipset
Memory: 4GB DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM 2GB onboard which
Display: 13.3 inch 16:9 Full HD (1920×1080) IPS 178 ° viewing angle, capacitive multitouch
Video Card: Radeon 7620G (A6), AMD Radeon HD 7600G (A8), Radeon 7620G (A10)
Storage HDD 2.5 “7mm 500GB RPM or 128GB SSD
Doors: 3xUSB 3.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x mini VGA, 1 x audio jack combo
Expansion: Card Reader 3-in-1 (SD / SDHC / MMC)
Camera: CMOS HD 720p
Networking: WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n and Bluetooth 4.0 on WiFi + BT combo card
Audio: Speakers Bang and Olufsen ICEpower
Battery: 6-cell Lithium Polymer battery from 48 whrs (autonomy declared maximum 5 hours)
Dimensions: 326 x 226 x 5.5 ~ 18.6 mm (WxDxH)
Weight: 1.55 kg. Also, check out AMD A8 4555m benchmark.
November 12, 2012