Acer and Asustek to introduce Alviso-based slim notebooks in 1Q 2005
|Acer and Asustek Computer plan to introduce Intel Alviso-based, 12.1- and 14.1-inch wide-screen notebooks, respectively, in the first quarter of next year.
The 12.1- and 14.1-inch wide-screen models are expected to become the industry mainstream in the consumer- and business- segments in the first half of 2005. The 12.1-inch wide-screen notebooks available in the first half of 2005 will weigh 1.5-1.8 kilograms, while the 14.1-inch models will weigh about two kilograms.
BenQ will also migrate its 12.1- and 14.1-inch Joybook 6000- and 7000-series notebooks to Alviso-based models in the first half of next year.