Stylish meets tech? The Bamboo Series notebook is crafted using recyclable bamboo – light, durable and renewable. From foundation to finish, the Bamboo notebook blends customary and contemporary components.

ASUS Bamboo Series notebook computerIt allows smooth wireless connectivity with gigabit ethernet high speed connection to the internet (wherever reception is available). Equipped with a built-in 0.3M pixel webcam and high quality microphone, the Bamboo notebook is ideal for wire free live video chat anywhere. Data security is also uncompromised and users can be assured of solid privacy protection with comprehensive security features including fingerprint authentication and TPM security.

With the ASUS exclusive Super Hybrid Engine, the Bamboo notebook preserves power internally by intelligently monitoring component power requirements and automatically adjusting to meet current consumption needs – thus optimising system performance and energy efficiency. View vivid images on the WXGA LED-backlit LCD and carry out operations effortlessly with Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology and Genuine Windows Vista Ultimate.

Price and availability

The ASUS Bamboo Series will be available in December 2008 through computer resellers, at an RRP from AU$3,499, including GST.

Specifications

Model number: U6V-2P048G
Chipset: Intel PM45
VGA: NV G9300M GS / 256M
Screen: 12.1 inch WXGA LED
Network: Intel 802.11a/g/n, 10/100/1000 LAN
Bluetooth: Yes
3.5G HSDPA: N/A
Optical disc drive: DVD S-Multi
Webcam: 0.3MP
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 (2.53GHz, 1066MHz FSB, 6MB L2 Cache)
Hard disc drive: SATA HDD 320GB 5400 rpm
RAM: DDR2 800 2G * 2
Operating system: Microsoft Vista Ultimate
Battery: 3 + 6 Cell
Accessories: Bag, mouse
Connectivity: 3xUSB 2.0, 1xe-SATA, Express Card, VGA Port, Headphone/SPIDIF Out, Mic in, LAN, Modem, WLAN swtich, HDMI Port
Power: 90W Adapter, 3cell Li-Ion 2400mAh, 6cell Li-Ion 4800mAh
Dimensions: 300 x 220 x 25.3~31.6 mm
Weight: 1.57 kg with 3-cell battery

Source: ASUS