MSI Wind U180 Netbook Price In US, MSI Wind U180 Review & Features

MSI Wind U180 Netbook Price In US, MSI Wind U180 Review & Features

The Taiwan based Micro-Star International (MSI) Company has recently announced the launch of its ultra thin and ultra light netbook – MSI Wind U180.

The new generation Netbook not only offers above average performance, but also stylish looks. The 10.1 inch entry level Wind U180 from MSI is the Company’s first Intel Cedar trail based Netbook.

One of the features in the U180 that deserve special attention other than the cedar trail is its LED screen with a faster response time and brighter color display.

MSI Wind U180 Features

Look & Feel

The Wind U180 is ultra thin and light weight, and comes in three different color options – black, white and lavender. The device weighs a mere 1 kg and is 1 inch thick. The exterior of the MSI Wind U180 is scratch and smudge proof as it is covered with MSI’s IMR color film cover.

MSI Wind U180 Netbook Price In US, MSI Wind U180 Review & Features

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The display axis of the device looks different and the palm rest has a glossy and attractive finish. The Wind U180 has a good looking chiclet styled keyboard with a smooth swirl design touch pad.

Dimension

Even with its 3-cell battery, the cedar trail U180 weighs just 1 kg and comes with the following dimensions – 263 (width) x 186 (depth) x 21.26 (height) in mm.

Display

The ultra slim LED backlit display of the MSI Wind U180 measures just 10.1 inches and offers a maximum resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.

MSI Wind U180 Netbook Price In US, MSI Wind U180 Review & Features

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Another feature of the 10.1 inch display is its fast 8 milli-second response time that promises to offer a great visual treat to the users.

Processor

The MSI Netbook is powered by an Intel Cedarview CPU – options include Intel dual core Atom N2800 and N2600 Processors, and Intel NM10 chipset. The Cedarview processor used in the MSI Wind U180 is based on the advanced 32nm process.

MSI Wind U180 Netbook Price In US, MSI Wind U180 Review & Features

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The Atom processor not only offers enhanced system performance but also uses less power and supports DDR3 RAM. The Wind U180 also makes use of the latest graphics technology (Intel GMA 3650 Graphics) that supports 1080p high resolution videos and digital display.

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Another plus point of the U180 processor is the usage of MSI’s TDE over-clocking technology to increase the processor clock speed.

Operating System

Windows 7 Starter OS

Memory & Storage

As mentioned above the MSI Wind U180 has a 1 GB DDR3 system memory (can go up to 2 GB). For storage, the U180 offers a 320 GB and 250 GB Hard disk drive option at 5400 rpm.

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Others

The rest of the specification for the MSI Wind U180 includes the following – a 0.3 MP camera, Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11 b/g/n wireless, multi card reader support, USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 ports, HDMI output, two speakers, hardware decoding ability for High Definition formats etc.

Battery

The U180 is powered by Lithium Ion battery (options include 6-cell 5200mAh and a 3-cell 2200mAh) that according to the company offers up to eight hours of performance. Battery power can be further extended using MSI’s Eco power saving technology related to – Games, Movies, Presentation, Word Processing and Turbo battery.

MSI Wind U180 Price

The price and availability details of the MSI Wind U180 are not yet announced by the Company.

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