Asus Launches Bamboo Series Notebook in India

Asus Launches Bamboo Series Notebook in India.

The notebook is designed with real bamboo and Asus maintains that it is 'green' throughout its life cycle - from its conception and production to its recycling. It complies with RoHS and WEEE Standard.

Stanley Wu, Country Manager for Notebook business, ASUS India, said, "The launch of Bamboo Series Notebook will usher in a new era of green computing. It will mark a paradigm shift in the way computers are used and manufactured. With the ever increasing concern over global warming and the ecological imbalance, we find it necessary to innovate products that are not only eco-friendly but also commercially viable."

The notebook features -

- Intel Core2 Duo Processor P8600
-Mobile Intel PM45 express chipset
- Intel WiFi Link 5100
- Genuine Windows Vista Genuine Home Premium Memory
- NVidia GeForce 9300M GS with TAG RAM up to 1536MB (depends on system memory).
- DDR2 800MHz, 2 x SODIMM up to 4GB (depends on Vista 64bits readiness)
- SATA HDD up to 320G/5400rpm, UltraSlim ODD built in 8-in-1 Card Reader, Fingerprint, TPM module
- Built-in 1.3M pixel Camera with ASUS SmartLogon and LED light

The notebook uses Super Hybrid Engine that reduces the yearly CO2 emission by 12.3kg per notebook. Asus reportedly ships approximately 6 million notebooks per year, so it works out to 73.8 million kilograms of CO2 emission reduced per year, which equates to saving 36 million trees annually.

The Bamboo Series notebook weighs 1.57 kg and costs Rs. 1, 10, 000. It comes with a 2 year global warranty and 1 year warranty on battery.

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