New Delhi, Oct 27: Chip maker VIA Technologies and Everex Systems today unveiled an energy efficient stepnote NC1500 notebook using mere 12 W peak power.
Employing a 15.4 widescreen display with DiamondBrite technology, built-in wireless LAN and DVD burner, the mobile computer utilises VIA C7-M processor to provide ultra-low power consumption, advanced security features and 1.5GHz performance.
''With the best performance-per-watt operation in the industry and innovative features such as Enhanced PowerSaver technology and the PadLock Security Engine, we're confident that the NC1500 will be a front runner in a market yearning for robust mobile solutions'', said Via Technologies Inc Deputy Director of CPU Product Marketing Epan Wu.
According to the two organizations, utilisation of VIA Enhanced PowerSaver technology and VIA TwinTurbo allow the laptop to dynamically transition between intermediate power states, providing users with 20 per cent longer battery life then comparable systems.
''With a shared commitment to developing energy-efficient, environmentally friendly products, the results of the collaborative effort is expected to aid users in reducing their overall electricity usage, resulting in a lower total cost of ownership,'' Everex VP (Sales) John Lin said.