Get All-day Battery Life with LG’s Ultra-Portable WIDEBOOK T380

By on February 25, 2010
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With an Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 ULV 1.3GHz processor and 4GB DDR2 memory, The T380 doubles the performance of a netbook fitted with an Atom CPU while consuming 60% less power than a normal CPU

LG Electronics (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in mobile communications, announced today the launch of its flagship LG WIDEBOOK T380. This 13.3-inch slim and light notebook packs Intel’s ultra low voltage (ULV) processor to improve mobility and boost battery life.

The longer battery life doesn’t come at the expense of speed, though, as the Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 ULV 1.3GHz processor, paired with up to 4GB DDR2 memory, doubles the performance of a netbook fitted with an Atom CPU while consuming 60% less power than a normal CPU. A standard 8-cell battery allows consumers to use it for up to 10.5 hours between charges; enough for a long flight or an entire day of working on the road. The LG T380 is a road warrior’s dream, as the slim design measures only 25mm thick and tips the scales at a scant 1.89kg.

“An emerging trend in the notebook market is for consumers to look towards products with long-lasting batteries blended with desktop performance,” said Mr H.S Paik, President of LG Electronics Gulf FZE. “We are intently focusing on enhancing mobility and connectivity while ensuring productivity. In light of this, we believe that the LG T380 is at the forefront of notebook design and engineering, and helps LG cement its position as a leader in the mobile computing industry.”

The LG T380’s 13.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen LCD boasts a 16:9 aspect ratio running at a native resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. It offers a smooth, clear display for high-definition (HD) content including movies, games, and video conferences. The LG T380 ships with Microsoft Windows 7, which also offers faster performance than Windows Vista OS.

The LG T380’s stylish exterior will appeal to even the most fashion-conscious consumer. The vertical lines and groove pattern on the lid offers a luxurious look and feel, while the touchpad features hidden lighting and tactile feedback. The soft-touch keyboard is also comfortable for long sessions in front of a word processor. The LG T380 is available in a range of colors to suit individual tastes, including espresso black and neon orange.

The LG T380 also packs a range of useful features including a 1.3-megapixel webcam with the You-Cam viewer for video chatting and conferencing, and SRS TruSurround HD sound for rich audio. An e-SATA port and a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connector are included for when the LG T380 is desk-bound. In addition, LG’s Smart Pack software suite, comprising Smart On, Smart Indicator, Smart Recovery and Smart Care helps boot the computer quickly and helps keep the machine running at peak efficiency.

The LG T380, one of the LG’s flagship notebooks, and will be available across the UAE by the end of March.

Specifications and Features
Specifications LG WIDEBOOKTM T380
Processor Intel® Pentium® Processor SU4100 (800MHz FSB, L2 Cache 2M)
Intel® Core2 Duo Processor SU7300 (800MHz FSB, L2 Cache 3M)
Operating System Genuine Windows 7® Professional (TBD)
Genuine Windows 7® Home Premium
Genuine Windows 7® Home Basic
Chipset Mobile Intel® GS40 + ICH9 SFF
Mobile Intel® GS45 + ICH9 SFF
Sys. Memory 1024/2048/3072/4096MB DDR2 (800MHz, Up to 4GB)
Intel® Turbo Memory None
Display 13.3″ LED LCD (HD 1366 x 768)
Graphics Mobile Intel® GMA 4500MHD (for GS45 Chipset)
Mobile Intel® GMA 4500M (for GS40 Chipset)
Storage HDD 160/250/320/500GB (SATA, 5400rpm)
SSD (Option) None
ODD None
Comm. Wireless Intel WiFiLink 5100 AGN (1×2) _ Centrino SKU
Azurewave 802.11bgn 1 x2 (AW-NE768 )_ Pentium SKU
WLAN Antenna Triple Hexa-band Antenna
Modem None
LAN 10/100MB Ethernet
Bluetooth *Yes (Bluetooth v2.1+EDR)
TV-Tuner None
3G Ready (Ericsson F3607gw)
Webcam *LG Smart Cam (1.3M Pixel) with Internal Mic.
Audio HD Audio, SRS WOW HD, SRS TruSurround HD
Security HDD Security, Kensington Lock
Input Device Keyboard Full Size 85 Key
Pointing Device Touchpad with Scroll Function (Gesture Function TBD)
Expansion Slot Multimedia Card Slot 5-in-1 (XD/SD/MMC/MS/MS Pro)
PC Card Slot None
Input/Output Port HP Out, Mic. In, USB (x3), HDMi, VGA, RJ45, DC-In
Battery 8Cell (Li-Ion / 2600mAh)
AC Adapter 65W
Software Pre-Installed • LG Smart On
• LG Smart Care
• LG Magnifier
• Cyberlink YouCam
• SRS WOW HD,SRS TruSurround HD
• LG Smart Recovery (w/ Smart Partition)
• LG Intelligent Update
• Google Toolbar
• On Screen Display
• LG Smart Indicator
• WIDCCOM Bluetooth S/W
• 3G Connection Manager (3G Model Only)
• Oberon Game
• Windows Live Essential (TBD)
• MS Works (TBD)
• Office Home Student Trial 60 Days
- Not Pre-Installed (Supplied on LIU CD/HSPA CD)
• Norton Anti-virus (Trial Version, 90days)
CD/DVD Titles - LG Intelligent Update DVD
- HSPA Driver CD (TBD)
Port Replicator None
Dimensions (W x D x H) 327mm X 236mm X 25.1 ~ 34.2mm (w/Battery)
Weight 1.84 Kg (Target)

* marks the features available on selected models or configurations only.


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