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Taiwan market: Acer releases 12.1-inch AMD Ferrari for US$2,070
Ruby Huang, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 4 August 2006]

Acer has announced the availability in Taiwan of its Ferrari 1005, a 12.1-inch dual-core notebook based on the AMD Turion 64 X2 CPU, with a price tag of NT$67,900 (US$2,070).

Currently available notebooks in the Taiwan market that target the high-end segment are priced higher than Acer's 12-inch Ferrari model, including the Sony VAIO AR18 Blu-ray, the Fujitsu Q2010, the ASUS Lamborghini VX-1 and Toshiba's Tecra M5.

Taiwan market: Major high-end notebooks

Item

Sony VAIO AR18 Blu-ray

Fujitsu Q2010

Toshiba Tecra M5

Acer Ferrari 1005

ASUS Lamborghini VX1

CPU

Intel T2600, 2.16GHz

Intel U1400, 1.2GHz

Intel T2500, 2GHz

AMD Turion 64 X2 TL60, 2GHz

Intel T2500, 2GHz

Chipset

Intel 945GM

Intel 945GMS

Intel 945GMS

ATI Radeon Xpress 1150

Intel 945GMS

DDR2 memory

1GB

1GB

1GB

1GB

2GB

HDD

160GB SATA, 5400rpm

80GB ultra ATA-100

80GB SATA, 7200rpm

120GB SATA, 5400rpm

160GB SATA, 5400rpm

Graphics core

Nvidia GeForce Go 7600

NA

Nvidia Quadro, 256MB

ATI Radeon X300

Nvidia GeForce Go 7400, 512MB

Display

17-inch widescreen

12.1-inch widescreen

14-inch SXGA+

12.1-inch widescreen

15-inch widescreen

Weight (kg)

1.69

1

2.37

1.7

2.39

Suggested prices

NT$149,800

NT$138,000

NT$89,800

NT$67,900

NT$108,800

Source: Company websites, compiled by DigiTimes, August 2006

Acer Ferrari 1000-series notebook

Acer Ferrari 1000-series notebook
Source: Company

asus

ASUS Lamborghini VX1
Source: Company

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