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Samsung Announces 12-inch NC20 Netbook

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Posted March 4, 2009 by Jake in News

The NC20 will be powered by 1.3GHz Nano Processor and VIA VX800 chipset. It will also offer WXGA+ display, full-size keyboard and 6-cell battery.

Samsung’s NC20 also sports 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth, 1.3MP Webcam, 3-in-1 Card Reader and trio of USB 2.0 ports just like most other netbooks in the market today. It will weigh around 1.5kg and is capable of proving nearly 6.5 hours of battery life on the 6-cell battery pack (claimed).

Samsung NC20 Netbook Specs:

  • 12.1″ LED WXGA (1280 x 800)
  • VIA Nano ULV Processor U2250 (1.3+GHz, 800MHz)
  • VIA VX800 Unified Digital Media IGP Chipset
  • Integrated VIA Chrome9 with DirectX 9.0 3D graphics support and hardware video acceleration
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • 1GB DDR2 (1*SODMM)
  • 160GB HDD (9.5mmH; 2.5″ HDD; SATA)
  • 1.3 Mega pixels web camera
  • 10/100Mbps LAN
  • Atheros 802.11 b/g WLAN
  • Bluetooth 2.0+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • I/O Ports: USB2.0 x 3, Ethernet LAN, 3-in-1 card reader
  • Battery: 6-cell Li-ion Battery Standard
  • Dimensions: 292.4mm x 217mm x 30.7mm
  • Weight: 1.52kg
  • Colour: White

The pricing and release schedule for the Samsung NC20 hasn’t been revealed so far. Dell’s Mini 12 continues to be your best bet if you want a netbook in this form factor.

Source: http://laptoplogic.com/news/samsung-announces-12-inch-nc20-netbook-69471

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