June 1, 2010 at 8:53 am
The LG X140 recently passed through the FCC and now it has been officially announced. It is a 10.1-inch (1366 x 768) slim netbook that will be powered by a 1.66GHz N450 or 1.83GHz N470 Atom processor, 1GB RAM a 250GB/320GB HDD and Windows 7 Starter.
The company is touting its LG Smart POP application as a differentiating feature. This basically brings five functions to the home screen including file transfer, dial functions for SMS and Outlook sync functionality with a mobile phone. As with other LG netbooks it will also come with the Smart On 2.0 instant-on OS and should boot up within 5-seconds claim the company.
It will come with two battery options, 6-cell and 9-cell that should last for 9hrs and 12hrs respectively. With the smaller battery the X140 will weigh 1.3kg and the larger 9-cell battery will add 150g to the overall weight. Other features include a 1.3MP webcam, embedded 3G modem, and SRS TruSurround HD sound.
It will come in four colours white, hot pink, pastel pink (Brazil only) and black and should already be available around the world including Mexico, Chile, Saudi Arabia, Levant, Tunisia, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.