ASUS U6S Ultraportable Notebook
If you’re the type who wants to make a statement with your notebook, names like Apple, VAIO, and Alienware may come to mind. But what about ASUS? While you may know them best for their Toms Shoes Outlet motherboards and video cards, ASUS is a seasoned veteran when it comes to manufacturing notebooks, and they definitely make more than just EeePCs.
Besides being a notebook contract manufacturer for the likes of Dell, Sony, Samsung and Apple, ASUS also has their own lineup of ASUS branded notebooks, and over the years they have produced some of the most attractive notebooks you may never have heard of. If you haven’t flipped beyond the EeePC section of ASUS’ notebook catalog, you may be surprised by the massive, burgeoning selection of stylish notebooks they offer.
Thanks to the EeePC’s tremendous success which brought with it global mainstream and retail exposure, ASUS’ other notebooks are ready to burst onto the scene. With well over a dozen diffe Toms Shoes Outlet rent notebook lines, ASUS has something for almost everyone, and one area where ASUS is especially adept is the design of stylish fash Toms Shoes Outlet ion conscious notebooks.
While ASUS has several very attractive notebook series, the star of the show is definitely the U series. Each model in the series offers a seductive blend of portability, features and style. The modern U series currently consists of three models with a fourth one on the way. While all U series notebooks share the same sense of style and portability, they differ slightly on emphasis. Today we’ll be looking at the most well rounded of the bunch, the 12.1″ ASUS U6.
The ASUS U6 is best described as a full featured ultraportable laptop. Except for the relatively small 12.1″ LED backlit screen, the U6 offers all the same features of a standard full size notebook in a compact ultraportable body. Built on Intel’s fourth generation Centrino platform, also known as Santa Rosa, the U6 manages to cram the same level of performance as a full sized notebook into a small 3.5lb package. When fully equipped with a 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo T7700 processor, 4GB of RAM, 160GB hybrid hard drive, 128MB GeForce 8400M G, HSPDA and integrated DVD burner, it is not hard to see why this is a very attractive little machine.
The ASUS U6 comes in two flavors, the U6E and the U6S. The U6E comes with a glossy Pearl White paint jo Toms Shoes Outlet b and uses integrated Intel graphics while the U6S sports a 128MB GeForce 8400M G and comes in Mocha Brown. Besides that, the two are identical. For this review, we will be looking at the U6S.