Gigabyte Releases W511U Notebook In India

Gigabyte Technology (India), has unveiled its new widescreen W511U notebook computer featuring Intel Pentium M Processor 740 ( Pentium 1.73 GHz speed, 2-MB cache) with 512 DDR RAM and 60-GB 5400rpm ultra DMA HDD.

gigabyte-w511uThe new W511U notebook PC sports 15.4″ WXGA color TFT LCD screen capable of providing 1280 x 800 resolution.

The W511U notebook PC with a weight of under 2 Kg, a slim optical drive, 512MB DDR RAM, and Intel Wireless PRO 802.11b/g with wireless network connection of up to 54Mbps, is useful for secure and efficient wireless communication anywhere.

For enhanced security and data protection the new Gigabyte W511U notebook has Kensington Security Lock, HDD password and BIOS Security (Password Security-Supervisor Password/User Password)

Gigabyte W511U notebook sports a 15.4-inch WXGA LCD screen which provides the feel of being a 17 inch because being a widescreen seems very apt for watching movies and multimedia entertainment contents.

The W511U notebook also has a mini PCI antenna built into it for 802.11b and 802.11g wireless LAN communication. There is also a provision to install Bluetooth (not included in the standard configuration).

The Gigabyte W511U batteries provide 3 to 4 hours of backup time under optimal use. However, on strenuous conditions (with WLAN eg.) the batteries would not last beyond couple of hours at best.

Gigabyte had initially introduced the same wide screen W511U notebook in India on September 19th, 2005 which then came with Intel Pentium M processor, 256MB memory, 40GB hard disk, DVD- CDRW Combo and was priced then at Rs. 52,500/-

Gigabyte W511U Laptop Key Features:

  • 15.4″ WXGA (1280 * 768) Glare Type Color TFT LCD
  • Intel Pentium M 740 1.86GHz 533MHz FSB 2MB L2
  • Intel Alviso 915GM / ICH6-M
  • 1MB Flash ROM BIOS support Boot Block
  • 512MB DDR PC2700 (max. 2GB and 2slot)
  • 60GB Ultra DMA 66/100 5400rpm HDD
  • Optical Drive DVD / CDRW Combo Drive
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 900
  • Built-in AC97 Stereo Sound & Two speaker
  • 275mm(w) x 225mm(d) x 20.8mm(h)
  • Weight about 2.85 Kg with battery
  • Realtek 10/100Mpbs Ethernet LAN , Intel Pro/Wireless 2200 802.11b&g) / 2915 (802.11b&g)
  • PCMCIA Type II , 3 x USB2.0 1x 1394A 1x VGA port , 1x RJ45, 1 x RJ11, Microphone-in Headphone-out
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • VGA, S-Video, USBx3 (USB2.0), RJ11, RJ45, DC in, 1394, CIR, Microphone-in, Head phone-out, Line-in, Port Replicator port
  • Standard Keyboard 88 key US or UK 89 key type L: 306.04 mm+-0.2mm, W: 117.8+-0.2mm, H: 5.5mm Max. ( including back foil).
  • Touch pad with four way buttons
  • Power Management – ACPI2.0 w/ Intel Speedstep, 19V/3.42A, 65W, w/ LED, Universal Auto-Awitching Adaptor
  • Security features – Supports Kensington Security Lock, HDD password , BIOS Security (Password Security-Supervisor Password/User Password).

Gigabyte W511U Notebook comes bundled with Linux with limited functionality and is available for Rs. 55,999/- all over India, which include one year warranty.