ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6: Stylishly Fast by Name and Stylishly Fast by Nature

November 3, 2010 // 7 a.m.

ASUS launch ASUS-Lamborghini VX6 ultraportable with Dual Core Intel Atom D525 processor, NVIDIA Optimus graphics and audio designed by Bang & Olufsen ICEPower



ASUS have today started the engines on their latest must-have gadget – the ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 ultraportable 12.1” notebook, co-designed by Lamborghini and inspired by the superstar Murcielago LP640 Roadster.



With the brand new, high performance dual core Intel Atom D525 processor, next generation NVIDIA Ion 2 graphics and NVIDIA Optimus technology it delivers breathtaking graphics and audio at incredible speeds.



The desirable combination of style and performance plus a multitude of connectivity features including USB 3.0 and Express Gate, make this miniature machine the perfect accessory for travelling in style.



Priced £499 inc VAT (SRP) and available from a range of retailers including www.pcworld.co.uk, Micro Anvika, www.ebuyer.com and www.laptopsdirect.co.uk.



A video of the VX6 in action can be found at:

www.youtube.com/asusuk





Add a touch of style to your travel from car to computer with the Lamborghini-inspired design:



Co-branded with Lamborghini, the stunning Eee PC VX6 ultraportable takes inspiration from the Murcielago LP640 Roadster and epitomises the magnificence and power of the automotive star through a combination of sleek lines, an elegant glossy exterior in black or white and the Lamborghini badge adorning the lid. With a high-end design inside and out, the Eee PC VX6 commands attention and is a covetable accessory for enthusiasts of the iconic supercar who want to turn heads both on and off the road.





Satisfy the need for speed with the latest generation Dual Core Intel Atom D525 processor:



The ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 boasts a Dual Core Intel Atom D525 processor - two 1.8 Ghz cores each with Hyper-Threading Technology that will be sure to leave rivals at the starting line. The four parallel processing threads deliver a boosted performance within multi-threaded software and lightening fast response times within more demanding applications.





Drive graphics and games into the smoothest dimension with next generation NVIDIA Ion 2 graphics:



Next generation NVIDIA Ion 2 brings eye-popping graphics to the Eee PC VX6’s 12.1” high definition screen, with performance up to 60% faster than that of previous-generation NVIDIA Ion graphics. The result is super-smooth gaming that will keep pace with even the fastest player once the heat is on.

What’s more - onboard hardware decoding promises silky smooth 1080p HD video playback for staggeringly crystal clear visuals, making this ultraportable a true winner for relishing good movies on the move.





Enjoy sound as impactful as the real Lamborghini with audio by Bang & Olufsen Icepower:



Every motoring fan can appreciate the ferocious sound of a revving Lamborghini – and the ASUS-Lamborghini VX6 has equally outstanding audio to boast about. With stereo speakers by Bang & Olufsen ICEPower and SRS Premium surround sound, the tiny machine unleashes a mind-blowing resonance which will blow your ears away whether you are enjoying music, movies or games.





Keep on the road with up to 6 hours of battery life thanks to the energy efficient NVIDIA Optimus technology:



The ASUS-Lamborghini wields NVIDIA Optimus – a highly intelligent technology which automatically optimises graphics performance to suit the applications being used – creating a balance which improves energy efficiency and maximises battery life to delivery up to 6 hours of uninterrupted computing.





Super-fast transfers, charging and boot-up with a host of software and connectivity:



The ASUS-Lamborghini VX6 is packed full of software and features to make computing life effortless. With USB 3.0, data transfer speeds via USB are up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 and allow it to re-charge mobile devices in almost half the previous times – even when the netbook is switched off.



Bluetooth 3.0 support facilitates low power wireless data transfers from compatible devices at speeds up to 24Mbit/s — perfect for speedy music, video and photo synchronisation with mobile devices.



For users who live life on the go, the dual-operating system Express Gate offers the perfect way to boot up in record time to access a range of applications including the Internet, email, music and instant messaging.





Specifications:

Processor: Intel® Atom™ D525 (dual-core, 1.8GHz)

Chipset: Intel® NM10

Memory: 2GB DDR3

Graphics: NVIDIA® ION™ 2 (512MB VRAM) with Optimus technology

Storage: 250GB hard drive + 500GB ASUS WebStorage

Screen: 12.1” LED-backlit with 1366 x 768 resolution

Networking: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)

Ports: VGA, HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone, 3.5mm line-in, MMC/SD Card reader

Webcam: 1.3-megapixel

Battery: 6-cell (57.72Wh) lithium-ion with up to 6 hour battery life

Size: 297 x 204 x 28.7mm (11.7 x 8 x 1.13”)

Weight: 1.5kg (3.31lbs)

Operating system: Microsoft® Windows™ 7 Home Premium and ASUS Express Gate

Warranty: Global 1-year collect and return





About ASUS

ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era.



ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, displays, desktop PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia, wireless solutions, networking devices and mobile phones.

Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,268 awards in 2009, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than ten thousand people and a world-class R&D team of 3,000 engineers, the company's revenue for 2009 was US$7.5 billion.



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25-word NIB

“The sleek ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 ultraportable has a dual-core Intel® Atom™ processor and NVIDIA® ION™ 2 graphics. It costs £499 inc VAT - see www.asus.co.uk.



50-word NIB

“The ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 is a sleek 12.1” ultraportable with the latest mobile technology. An Intel® Atom™ D525 processor and NVIDIA® ION™ 2 graphics combine incredible performance and energy efficiency, while USB 3.0 provides cutting-edge connectivity. The ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 is priced £499 inc VAT (SRP) and available from a range of retailers including www.pcworld.co.uk, Micro Anvika, www.ebuyer.com and www.laptopsdirect.co.uk.



100-word NIB

“The ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 is a sleek new 12.1” ultraportable with supercar-inspired good looks. It uses the very latest mobile technology for incredible performance and energy efficiency — its Intel® Atom™ D525 processor has two 1.8GHz cores, while next-generation NVIDIA® ION™ 2 graphics deliver silky-smooth 3D graphics and HD video.

Cutting-edge connectivity is also on tap, with two onboard USB 3.0 ports that are 10 times faster than USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 3.0 that wirelessly syncs data at dazzling speeds. The ASUS-Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 is priced £499 inc VAT (SRP) and available from a range of retailers including www.pcworld.co.uk, Micro Anvika, www.ebuyer.com and www.laptopsdirect.co.uk.



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