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IFA 2008: Fujitsu Amilo Mini Netbook Is Now Official




Remember the Amilo Mini netbook from Fujitsu? turns out it becomes official, as the company has finally confirmed it at the IFA 2008 in Berlin. Although it looks a bit different from the others, with its unique interchangeable colorful lids, the new Amilo mini has pretty much the same features, including a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 Processor, 8.9-inch WSVGA Display (1024 x 600), 1.3M camera, 1GB of RAM, 60GB or 80GB HDD storage capacity, WLAN 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth connectivity, and Windows XP Home Edition, running inside the 1 kg UMPC. It will be available in October for around €399 ($585).

[via umpcportal]

Press Release:

Mini notebook with high-performance power

Fujitsu Siemens Computers presents the AMILO Mini at this year’s IFA in Berlin

Munich/Berlin, 28. August 2008 – Fujitsu Siemens Computers will today unveil its new AMILO: the AMILO Mini Ui 3520 is small and smart and extends the IT infrastructure provider’s consumer notebook family. Only 32.2 X 17.5 cm in size, the AMILO slips easily into any pocket, its Intel® Atom™N270 processor making it a small powerhouse with a battery life of more than four hours. Its removable clip-on covers, available in five colours to suit any mood, mean you can change its appearance whenever you feel like it. Particularly creative people can use the transparent cover to personalize the computer  with their own photos. The mini notebook comes with Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition and has a hard disk capacity of 60 or 80 GB with a 120GB option available from December. It can be purchased as of October from specialist retailers, priced around 400 Euro.

The AMILO Mini is perfectly suited to a mobile lifestyle. Its 8.9? non-glare display and its 1kg weight mean you can enjoy the fresh air while chatting with friends or surfing the net – all made possible with integrated WLAN and UMTS support through an express card slot, 3G USB dongle support and Bluetooth® . The array microphone and 1.3 megapixel webcam ensure outstanding picture and sound quality. Liven up your chats with the pre-installed software YouCam from Cyberlink: you can surprise your friends with an amusing 3D avatar or use the morphing tool to make them laugh with your own funny pictures. Pictures can also be easily transferred from a digital camera to the AMILO Mini using the 4-in-1 card reader or uploaded to Internet without any delay – or print them out and use them as a new cover!

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