MSI has showed off their newest multimedia laptop ‘CR430? that comes equipped with an AMD E-450 APU processor. Specs-wise, the system sports a 14-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlight display, a 1.65GHz AMD E-450 APU dual-core processor, an AMD Radeon HD 6320 Discrete Class graphics, DDR3 memory, a 320GB/500GB/640GB hard drive, a 720p HD webcam, a DVD writer, an SD/MMC/MS card reader, WiFi, Bluetooth, a USB 3.0 port, a 6-cell battery and runs on Windows 7 Home Premium OS. Pricing and release date are still unknown at the moment.
|Processor||AMD E-450 Processor|
|Operating System||Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium|
|Display||14? HD (1366*768) LED backlight|
|Graphics||AMD Radeon HD 6320 Discrete Class Graphics|
|Video Output||1x HDMI, 1x VGA|
|Hard Disk Drive||640GB/500GB/320GB/ SATA 5400rpm|
|Optical Disk Drive||DVD Super Multi|
|Interfaces||Card Reader support SD/SDHC /MMC/MS, 1xHDMI, 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0 (optional)|
|Sound||SRS PC Sound|
|Communication||802.11 b/g/n WLAN, 1x Gigabit LAN|
|Dimension (WxDxH)||344.4mm x 221mm x 28 mm|
|Weight||2.2Kg(w/6 cell Battery)|
|Other Features||S- Bar, EasyViewer, EasyFace|
Eric Kuo, associate vice president for global sales, MSI Notebook, points out that in addition to offering outstanding performance and top-of-the-line sound, the CR430 multimedia laptop computer comes with a chicklet keyboard and nickel-plated touchpad keys with a nice, solid feel. The multipoint touchpad can be used to scroll as well as to change the size of and rotate pictures, making your digital life just that much more enjoyable.
Leading edge of technology and craftsmanship : New AMD APU architecture processor: The CR430 is equipped with AMD’s new generation dual core E-450 processor. In addition to boasting two cores with clocking speeds of 1.65GHz, it sports the AMD Radeon™ HD 6320 discrete class display chip which supports DirectX 11 for more vivid, higher definition pictures, offering powerful processing and display performance on par with discrete graphics cards.
Stylish exterior: The cover and palm rest areas are graced with MSI’s own color film print with checkerboard design, protecting the CR430 against scratching and wear, while adding a touch of class.
High resolution webcam: The CR430 comes with a 720p high resolution webcam, so when you video chat with friends and family, you can enjoy smooth, crisp, hiccup-free pictures. If you prefer a bigger screen for your HD films, the CR430 comes equipped with an HDMI slot for connecting to televisions or projectors.
Exclusive MSI applications
MSI S-Bar: When you depress the S-Bar hotkey on the CR430, all function controls, including the webcam, projector, wireless, Bluetooth, volume, screen brightness, and standby status, pop up on the screen, so you don’t have to waste time searching for them.
Facial recognition and photo management software: The CR430 comes preloaded with MSI’s own facial recognition software which works in concert with the high definition webcam to protect your data biometrically, putting your accounts under one lock and key – your unique facial features. It remembers your passwords, so you don’t have to. What’s more, it features MSI’s Easy Viewer photo management software, so you can enlarge, reduce, or rotate pictures with your mouse. Sharing photos with friends and family was never easier or more enjoyable.
i-Charger technology: The CR430 also comes with MSI’s i-Charger technology which pumps more power through USB slots, so you can recharge devices up to three times faster. Now, while others sit around waiting for their mobile devices to recharge, you can be using yours.
ECO Engine: MSI’s ECO Engine power-saving technology lets you select from among five power management levels—Video Game, Film, Presentation, Word Processing, and Turbo Battery, to automatically adjust computer performance and display brightness to optimize power use and maximize battery life.