MSI Takes On Apple With Slim Notebook
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MSI has launched an ultra-thin and light notebook that aims to take on notebooks such as the Apple Macbook Air.

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The MSI X-Slim X340 is only 19.8mm thick and weighs 1.3kg. This 13-inch notebook utilises LED power-saving backlight technology that claims to provide better colour fullness and brightness, as well as increase battery life.

In addition to the LED backlit screen, the X340 uses a Lithium-polymer battery which claims to offer incredible battery endurance. The X340 is also equipped with the exclusive ECO Engine power management system, allowing a user to select from five different modes (office, gaming, movies, presentation, and turbo battery).

The unit is also equipped with the Intel Centrino mobile platform with ULV CPU architecture that claims to provide users with performance along with power saving advantages.

Ports included on the device are two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port, D-Sub Video-out, headphone out, and microphone in. The X340 also comes with an 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection and optional WiMAX modules.

The X-340 is available now with an RRP of $1,499.