MSI Goes Sexy At CES: U160, X620, Core i7 Rigs, And More

MSI confessed that some new things were on deck for CES, and sure enough the company has today confirmed that they weren't just kidding around. A whole slew of new notebooks and desktops were unveiled, with a few machines in particular really catching our eye. The X620 and U160 are both exceptionally stylish, and while MSI has always had a thing for producing sexy computers, these are just remarkably classy.

The 13" X-Slim X350, Wind U135 Special One Million Edition (which celebrates the sale of "several million" of these), X-Slim X620 and a bunch of new Core i7-powered G Series machines are just the tip of the iceberg, so take a peek below for the rest of the details. Well, except pricing and release, both of which are evidently still being finalized.

The Full Range of MSI Notebook Computers at CES 2010 Rocking the International Scene with Cutting Edge & Stylishly  Refined Products
MSI is bringing it with multiple 2010 iF Design Award winning notebooks, including the all-new Wind U Series, G & GE Series, classically stylish C Series, and ultra-thin and elegant X-Slim Series notebooks with fully upgraded software and even more fashionably refined exteriors that will set off a new wave of technological refinement at CES 2010!

(Las Vegas) The full range of new MSI notebooks, including 2010 iF Product Design Award winners and a 2009 CES Top 10 Gadget winner will bring their powerful momentum into Las Vegas for four days at CES 2010 (January 7-10). The full range of new notebooks and concept products derived from over 23 years of R&D and manufacturing strength will be on display for the whole world to see.

MSI Notebook Marketing Director Sam Chern indicates that the full range of new products will include the light and portable Wind U Series, the high performance audio/video G & GE Series, the classically stylish C Series, the ultra-thin and elegant X-Slim Series, multiple 2010 iF Product Design Award winning computer products, fully upgraded software, and even more fashionably refined exteriors. These all new powerful innovations are certain to radiate on the international stage and set off a new wave of technologically refined products!

The iF Award winning Wind U160 & Special One Million Edition U135 Fashion Statement
Wind U160 iF Product Design Award Winner: MSI brings the proud achievements of the Wind U Series to CES 2010 to display multiple netbook products featuring outstanding quality, exquisite design, and the latest Intel Pine Trail platform. Yet to be released and making its first appearance at CES, the ultra-thin 10.1" Wind U160 netbook has already caused a stir by winning an "Oscar of the design world", a 2010 iF Product Design Award. Its exterior features superbly beautiful styling, it weighs a mere 1kg, and is ultra-thin at less than 1” thick. With a Fancy Gold Color Film Print coating, MSI's exclusive Chiclet keyboard, seamless multi-touch pad, and other distinctive designs, it makes a clear fashion statement. The U160 is the trendiest in exquisite mobile technology products currently available.

Wind U135 Special One Million Edition: The Wind U135 features MSI's exclusive Chiclet keyboard, and the newest Color Film Print coating in 4 special release bold colors: Trendy Blue, Refined Silver, Cherry Red, and Wind Dancer Black. To celebrate several million sales of the U Series netbooks since their introduction to the market, MSI will offer a special release Trendy Blue and Cherry Red U135 Special One Million Edition.

Beautiful, Glittering Diamonds: The High Performance Dual Core X-Slim Radiates on Stage
The 13” X-Slim X350 Glittering Diamond is Revealed: The full range of MSI's beautiful ultra-thin X-Slim notebook computers has undergone a major evolution with the release of the 13" X350 & X360, the 14" X420, the 15.6" X600Pro, and the winner of an Oscar of the design world, an iF Product Design Award, the X620. They will all make their first appearance onstage at CES! New X-Slim products feature the Intel CULV platform with Intel Core 2 Duo processors that offer high performance processing power and ultra-long battery life. Also, MSI’s exclusive Chiclet keyboard and an all-new glittering and elegant Color Film Print coating make the high end exterior design even more exquisite.

The X-Slim X620 with 2010 iF Design Award Honors: Winner of an iF Design Award, the X620 features a 15.6" LED display, a fuselage of less than 1" thick, built-in Blu-ray player, discrete graphics card, and around 10 hours of battery life! The 13" X350 and X360 especially take advantage of MSI's exclusive and stylish engraving technology by integrating geometric lines and diamond patterns to create a glittering diamond design that dazzles the eyes. The new generation 14" X420 features a discrete graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM and MSI 3D Boost technology. The X420 further supports two of the latest network communications technologies, 3.5G and WiMAX, so you can enjoy a truly mobile networked lifestyle.

All-New G Series Evolution: The Boldest on the Planet!
Featuring the All-New Intel® New Core™ Processor: MSI's G Series notebooks have undergone a complete evolution. At CES 2010, they will be the first to display extremely fast gaming models featuring the latest generation Intel Calpella platform, including the 17" GT740 & GX740, the 17.3" GE700, the 15.4" GT640 & GX640, and the 16" GE600. All feature the world's fiercest Intel® New Core™ processor family and built-in, high end discrete graphics cards. Compared to last year’s notebooks, overall performance has increased over 30 percent, and 3D graphics and image and processing power has improved by 50 percent to let you constantly experience a smorgasbord of lifelike audio and video.

Built-In High Performance 3D Discrete Graphics Card: The all-new MSI G Series GX640, GX740, GE600, and GE700 have experienced a software evolution that traverses generations and all feature Intel's most advanced Intel® Core™ i5 dual core processor, a high end ATi Mobility Radeon HD high performance 3D discrete graphics card (1GB VRAM), and support Direct X 11 to allow for display performance that far surpasses any previous specifications. Not only are colors richer and resolution more distinct, but effective multimedia image access and operational performance has increased. Whether you are immersed in a smooth, high-speed 3D game or enjoying multimedia audio & video, the G Series truly shows off its unparalleled performance limits!

C Series Notebooks: Effortlessly Enjoy Popular Classic Styling
Complete Trans-Generational Hardware/Software Evolution: MSI's all-new Classic Series notebook models from 14" to 17.3" include the CR420, CR620, and CR720 and feature inter-generational evolutions in hardware and software configured for outstanding display composition and improved operational performance. The all-new MSI Classic Series notebooks come with Intel's most advanced Intel® Core™ i5 dual core processors that offer 30 percent better performance than traditional notebooks. With Turbo Boost technology, the appropriate allocation of system resources results in unparalleled high performance limits.

Clean & Simple Classic Exterior: The new MSI Classic Series notebooks exterior design is fashionably classic to the extreme. An exterior design featuring compact 45 degree-angled flowing lines around the periphery soften the profile of the fuselage and arrange the I/O ports, heat vents, components to give the overall notebook a cohesive feel. The battery fits directly into the bottom of the fuselage, resulting in a smooth, curved profile. At the same time, thickness and weight are less than traditional notebooks of the same size, so you can enjoy a simple, eco-friendly urban lifestyle.

All-New Concept Products: Realizing the Digital Lifestyle of Tomorrow
MSI will reveal its innovative R&D prowess at CES 2010 by exhibiting its HD e-book, dual display touch screen e-book, wireless battery charger for notebooks, the newest 3D notebook, and all-new concept products.

Dual Display Touch Screen e-book: Incorporating traditional book and notebook computer concepts, the dual display touch screen e-book will change user perception of notebook computers and e-books. It features 10" dual touch screen displays that use an exclusive virtual keyboard and added tactile impressions through its intuitive counter-force reaction function. With the Intel Menlow platform, Windows 7, high-speed WLAN, and SSD storage, this concept smashes e-book, notebook, PDA, and other handheld device concepts, letting users take advantage of the most user-friendly technology.

3D Notebook; Wireless Notebook Battery Charger Technology: MSI will also display an all-new 3D notebook with a 15.6" 120Hz 3D HD display. Its GPU and 120Hz 3D panel work together to create an average simultaneous presentation of 60 images for both the left and right eyes. With NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ glasses, lifelike 3D images appear and create the perfect integration of real and virtual worlds! Wireless notebook battery charger technology turns the traditional power supply concept on its head. Just set a notebook on the wireless battery charging pad (a power cord is unnecessary) to automatically charge the notebook's battery and help make the high tech lifestyle even easier and more convenient!
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