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LG WIDEBOOK Laptop Series - Entertainment notebooks

17 September 2009 1

LG has unveiled its new LG WIDEBOOK notebook range. Each model in the series features a wide 16:9 HD LED-backlit display and Intel Core 2 Duo processor to offer an extreme entertainment experience to consumers.

The LG WIDEBOOK series laptops models are:

  • LG R580 - 15.6-inch,Stylish,Blu-ray drive, Premium model,Row of backlit blue buttons for quick access
  • LG R560 - 15.6-inch,Reliable,Everyday workhorse
  • LG R480 - 14-inch,Stylish,Blu-ray drive, Premium model,Row of backlit blue buttons for quick access
  • LG R460 - 14-inch,Reliable,Everyday workhorse
  • LG R380 - 13.4-inch,Youth targeted,Smart-On feature - Smart On enables users to rapidly access commonly-used applications including a web browser, messenger, games, photo viewer and MP3 player.

The LG WIDEBOOKTM series boast superb features to help them serve as mobile entertainment stations. The 16:9 widescreen display is optimized for HD content and ships in 1600 x 900 and 1368 x 768 HD pixel resolutions, depending on the model. The LED backlight also means that the screens draw 15-20% less power than existing notebooks, which also helps boost battery life. Each machine in the range includes SRS TruSurround HD sound to bring movies to life.

The LG WIDEBOOK range packs Intel Core 2 Duo processors with 2GB or 4GB of turbo memory and a NVIDIA GeForce graphics chip with up to 1GB of DDR2 video memory, providing plenty of power for general use and adequate punch for 3D games.

The LG WIDEBOOK series includes a 3G modem chipset to enable convenient and easy access to the internet. This feature provides a straightforward connection to wireless networks in any location offering GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS or HSDPA networks.

The LG WIDEBOOK series is packed with a range of easy-of-use features as well. A 1.3-megapixel webcam is included and the You-Cam viewing software offers editing and an integrated UI for video chatting and conferencing. LG WIDEBOOK  models offer an e-SATA port to connect with current-generation hard drives and a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connector is included.

Beyond the widescreen and high-performance multimedia features, the LG WIDEBOOK  offers a stylish exterior to suit the most style-conscious consumers. The cutting-edge style includes a UV coating and trendy low-profile chrome hinge.

The LG WIDEBOOK is also available in a range of colors including shiny white and crystal black colors for the R580 / R560 and R480 / R460 to add a sleek look and feel. The R380 is designed for the youth market and is available in white, black and pink schemes.



LG WIDEBOOK Laptop Series - Entertainment notebooks
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Michael Chang

R380 model battery life is approx 2 hours 40 mins at power saver setting.
the downside of this model is the wireless adaptor that constantly drop line and need to turn off/reboot computer to recover.


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