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January 10, 2012

OEM’s share what’s new and innovative on a Windows 7 PC

CES 2012 is taking place right now in Las Vegas and many of our OEMs are showing off really awesome PCs – some available right now and others that will hit the market soon. In a 2-part video series, we stopped by and visited some of our OEMs on the showroom floor at CES to get a peek at their PCs! Check out video #1 below!

The following PCs were highlighted in the video:

Toshiba Portege Z830 – This ultra-light 13” PC from Toshiba wears brushed magnesium alloy and weighs less than 2.5 pounds with a slim 0.63” form factor. It has a spill-resistant LED backlit keyboard. It also features battery life of up to 8 hours. For more information on the Portege Z830 – visit Toshiba’s website here.

Acer Aspire S5 – At CES this week, Acer unveiled the 13.3” Acer Aspire S5 that weighs less than 3 pounds and is 15mm at its maximal point. Its design features a magnesium-aluminum alloy cover and palmrest with metallic brushed detail. It has power too with the latest Intel Core processor and SSD.

Next Generation Samsung Series 9 (2012) – Samsung has updated its Series 9 laptop PC for 2012. The new Samsung Series 9 has an aluminum unibody design, is just a half-inch thick, weighs less than 2.5 pounds and packs quite a punch in performance! You can find out more about the new Series 9 here on Samsung’s website.

ASUS ZENBOOK UX21 (New colors!) – The ASUS ZENBOOK UX21 has a light-weight aluminum chassis with razor thin edges and a “concentric” circle design on the top that is designed to refract a halo of light. This really thin 11.6” PC is quite powerful too boasting Intel’s Core i5/i7 processors and has a 2-second instant on resume. You can find more information on the ZENBOOK here from ASUS’s website. At CES, ASUS announced 2 new colors for the ZENBOOK UX21 – Rose Gold and Hot Pink.

Stay tuned for Video #2 tomorrow! And be sure to check out this blog post on Windows at CES 2012!