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Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like

Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like

Posted August 26, 2009 at 11:17am by iClarified
The Shanzhai vendors have announced a $290 MacBook Air "inspired" laptop which features some improvements over the original.

Improvements:
1. Full metal jacket for enhanced rigidity and better thermal sinking.
2. It features a frameless 11-inch screen instead of the Mac Air’s 13-inch screen, for increased mobility.
3. It has 2 USB ports and a removeable battery, plus a reserved PCIe slot inside for a 3G module (no 3G on the MacBook Air).
4. The dimensions of the device are 277x187x25mm; slightly thicker than the Mac Air but also lighter at 1.33kg (MacBook Air is 1.36kg).

Other Specifications:
Processor: Intel Atom 1.6GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2
HD: 2.5inch 160GB
Screen: 11.1 inch, 1366*768 resolution
Connectivity: Ports are mainly on left and right sides (as opposed to the back), 2 USB ports, earphone port, power, one RJ-45 port. A card-reader and status lights on the left side.
Battery: 3500mAh (removable)


Read More [via Engadget]


Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like

Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like

Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like


Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like

Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like

Shanzhai Announces $290 MacBook Air Look-a-Like
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kjky
kjky - August 26, 2009 at 9:09pm
copycats
Stevieboy
Stevieboy - August 26, 2009 at 6:17pm
2bad its only a pc , Not running good mac osx. So no really a bargain ;(
attnck
attnck - August 27, 2009 at 1:54pm
$1000 Bucks says it can run OSX.
Jay
Jay - August 26, 2009 at 12:25pm
Definitely not nearly as thin!
t11chb
t11chb - August 26, 2009 at 1:31pm
Yeah, and won;t run OSX!
JackOfTrade
JackOfTrade - August 27, 2009 at 2:10am
Dont speak too soon. Maybe it will run Hackintosh as easily as a Dell.
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