updated 04:40 pm EST, Thu November 6, 2008
MSI intros 16-inch laptop
Taiwan's MSI has recently introduced a new EX-series notebook with its 16-inch EX623. Meant as a multimedia portable PC, the notebook comes with an Intel Centrino 2 mainboard and choice of Core 2 Duo CPUs, though exact models and clock speeds are unknown. The 16:9 aspect ratio display sports a 1366x768 resolution and displays graphics driven by NVIDIA's GeForce 9500M GS graphics card. Users will be able to purchase up to 4GB of RAM, and opt for a Blu-ray optical drive.
Other options include an eSATA port and Dolby surround sound capability from the notebook's HD audio, 2.1-channel setup. A 2-megapixel camera is built-in, as is Bluetooth support and an 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi module. The standard 320GB hard disk drive come pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium. A newly-designed aerodynamic touch sensor replaces a mouse.
There is no indication on release dates or pricing information for the EX623 notebook. [via PC Launches]