First appears at Computex 2012 in Taiwan few months ago, the stylish, portable and powerful MSI S20 ultrabook is now available for pre-order in major US retailer store. Features a touchscreen display with the 3rd generation of Intel Ivy Bridge platform and comes with an unique sliding design that makes the S20 ultra portable laptop can transform into tablet mode, the S20 0M-008US Slider laptop is aimed for business and professional users who need a portable and powerful machine for work hard. One of that series, called as MSI S20 0M-008US ultrabook is now listed in ExcaliberPC and other retailer with starting price around of $1099 with a 1-year warranty covering parts and labor.
Comes with a glossy white plastic bezel surrounds with a company logo on the back cover and measures 300 x 196.5 x 19.8 mm with weighs only at 2.2 lbs and bundled with a 3-Cell Lithium Ion Battery that provides up to 7 hours of battery life on normal usage makes MSI S20 0M-008US is the best choice for companions at home, office or when you on the go. The keyboard with numeric keypad also comfortable and accurate to use, just like conventional ultrabook.
Like Gigabyte U2142 convertible laptop, new MSI S20 series will be powered by a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5-3317U Dual Core Processor with Mobile Intel HM77 Express Chipset and bring Intel’s Turbo Boost technology to increase the clocking speed up to 2.6 GHz when you need it. Coupled with a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM with 128 mSATA SSD Drive as internal storage and integrated with a Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator and preloaded with Microsoft Windows 8 Multi-language (EN+FR+SP) as the operating system deliver the mulitasking power and graphics performance for play 3D games, watch HD movies or day to day office multitasks.
MSI S20 0M-008US boasts a 11.6 inch Full High definition IPS display with support a resolution display of 1920 x 1080 pixel, so you do not need to connect the machine into HDTV to enjoy 1080p HD video content. Like Dell Latitude 6430u, this model also support 10 point multi touch and integrated with a 720P HD Web Camera with digital microphone for self portrait or Skype video communications with friends or family, as well as dual stereo speakers which give an immersive sound experience.
Sadly, it’s lack DVD optical drive, but the 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN and 802.11 b/g/n WLAN allows users to connect into wireless network for video streaming and download more apps in Windows Store. Other specifications are Headphone-out jack, 2-in-1 Card Reader, HDMI port, a pair of USB 3.0 port and Bluetooth V4.0 to communicate wirelessly with other compatible device. Yeah, this is not a cheap machine, but with powerful Core i5-3317U processor with the latest Intel HD Graphics as graphics engine and 11.6 inch FHD touch screen display, MSI S20 0M-008US ultrabook is worth for your money.