VIA and Everex Launch StepNote NC1500 Notebook

VIA and Everex have unveiled the StepNote NC1500 notebook: the first Everex notebook to make use of the advanced VIA C7 -M processor. Employing a 15.4" widescreen display with DiamondBrite Technology, built-in wireless LAN and DVD burner, the computer utilizes the VIA C7-M processor to provide ultra-low power consumption, advanced security features and 1.5GHz performance at a mere 12W peak power. 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. According to the two organizations, utilization of VIA Enhanced PowerSaver technology and VIA TwinTurbo allow the laptop to dynamically transition between intermediate power states, providing users with 20% longer battery life than comparable systems.

StepNote NC1500 Key Features:
- Processor: 1.5GHz VIA C7- M processor
- Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition with Service Pack 2
- Graphics: VIA UniChrome Pro with Chromotion CE Video Display Engine
- Memory: 512MB DDR2 SDRAM (2 Slots)
- Hard Disk Drive: 60GB, 4200 PATA
- Optical Drive: DVD+/-RW with Dual Layer Support
- Display: 15.4" TFT, 1280 x 800 (WXGA) with DiamondBrite Technology
- LAN: 10/100 Ethernet
- Wireless: IEEE 802.11b/g
- I/O: (1) DB 15-Pin VGA, (3) USB 2.0 ports, (1) RJ45, (1) RJ-11, (1) Headphone/Line Out, (1) Microphone/ Line In
- Battery: Lithium Ion
- Dimensions: 14.1" x 10.7" x 0.9 1.5" (W x D x H)
- Weight: 5.3lbs.

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