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ASUS shows off HD DVD notebooks

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 18 Mar 2007 18:36 User comments (1)

ASUS shows off HD DVD notebooks ASUS is showing off new notebooks that include a HD DVD drive at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. "In both computing and entertainment, content increasingly available in high definition up to native HD resolution has created a whole new level of multimedia experience. This new high resolution entertainment and gaming experience allows users to reach the heights of excitement, awe, and joy on various type of displays," a company news release states.
Incorporated with Toshiba's HD DVD-R optical drive, the W1 and W2 notebooks can read discs with up to 30GB of data, including video, photo and music all from a single HD DVD disc. The HD DVD-R optical drive also plays HD DVD movies at a resolution that is six times sharper than the DVD format, presenting a vibrant, incredibly sharp and state-of-art multimedia experience.

The W1 and W2 series offer an all-round high-definition experience with built-in digital TV tuner and HDMI interface, supporting standard, enhanced, or high-definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable.

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119.3.2007 7:55

ASUS laptops really have nice displays so the HD would look really good on their notebooks. One big downside to ASUS notebooks is their speakers tend to be horrible, you really need headphones or earbuds. For some this isn't a problem but it bothers me plus they come at a high price tag, back to HP it looks.

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