The Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has unveiled the K73, a multimedia oriented notebook.
Long by 42 centimeters wide, 28 centimeters, 3.7 centimeters thick and accusing 3.2 kg on the scales, this 17.3-inch laptop (1600 x 900 pixels) enjoys an aluminum hulland IceCool a cooling system.
Embedded on a new Intel Sandy Bridge coupled with DDR3 memory, it offers double the graphics Intel HD / nVIDIA GeForce 540M GT with Optimus technology to switch as needed, part high-definition audio, some wired network Gigabit Ethernet and some wireless network Wi-Fi 802.11n.
The program is also a 0.3 Megapixel webcam, a microphone, keyboard Chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad, a multitouch trackpad, a hard disk with a maximum capacity of 750 GB to 5400 or 7200 revolutions per minute, a combo drive Blu-ray / DVD recorder or a DVD burner, a multiformat memory card reader, four USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 2.1 connectivity.
All powered by a rechargeable Lithium-Ion 6 cells, accompanied by the operating system Windows 7 Home Basic Edition, Home Premium, Professional or Ultimate.
Start price is fixed at € 500.