MSI Wind Details [Eee Competitor]

13 05 2008

Everyone’s favorite ULPC (Ultra Low-cost Portable Computer), the Asus Eee PC has just found a new competitor in town – The MSI Wind. The people over at Laptop Magazine have managed to get an interview with Andy Tung, MSI’s Director of US Sales. So far the following stats for the Wind are:

  • It will run a version of Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise or Windows XP – buyer’s choice
  • Screen options are 8.9″ or 10″ display (10″ is the only choice in the US)
  • Color choices are black, white, silver, and pink
  • 6 cell battery (more than 6hr of continuous use with Linux version)
  • Sales begin June 3

Linux Version

  • 512MB RAM
  • 80GB Hard Drive
  • Atom Processor
  • $399

Windows Version

  • 1GB RAM
  • 80GB Hard Drive
  • Atom Processor
  • Bluetooth
  • $549

Read the full interview along with a gallery at Laptop Magazine, here.

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