LG Unveils T280 Ultra-thin Laptops

By on April 26, 2010
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The LG T280 will retail in the UAE from the end of May at AED 2999.

Press release:
LG Electronics (LG), a global leader and technology innovator in mobile communications, today announced the launch of the LG WIDEBOOKTM T280, a new notebook that is as mobile and reliable as it is superlatively stylish. Fitted with an Intel®processor designed for ultra-thin laptops – which greatly boosts both performance and battery life – the LG T280 is aimed at the tech-savvy trendsetter who demands eye-catching design and unbeatable mobility in a single package.

“LG is paying close attention to consumer trends, and those trends are telling us that when buying notebooks, people are equally concerned with portability, size, design, price, and performance,” said Mr H.S Paik, President of LG Electronics Gulf FZE. “With LG now an acknowledged leader across the entire mobile industry, we are looking to cement our position in the notebook market by delivering still more exceptional products for our customers throughout 2010.”

Fitted with a 2GB DDR memory, the LG T280 delivers longer battery life by cutting back on energy use and heat output. More impressively still, it does this in a notebook chassis that is one of the slimmest on the market – 16.7mm at its thinnest point – and weighs a mere 1.4kg. Consumers also have the option of a 6-cell battery or a 9-cell battery, which allow for respective uses of up to 6.5 and 10 hours between charges.

With its grooved lid and single-stripe, minimalist design, the LG T280 boasts a slick look that is sure to be a hit with the fashion-forward crowd. Inside, the LED touchpad features hidden lighting and tactile feedback, while the 11.6-inch LED-backlit widescreen LCD has a 16:9 aspect ratio running at a native resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, providing the perfect setting for high-definition (HD) content including movies, games, and video conferences.

LG’s Smart Pack, the smartest software suite for notebooks, makes the LG T280 even more user-friendly. Along with Smart Recovery and Smart Care, LG’s superb care solution package, the newly added Smart POP lets users reply directly to SMS messages via Bluetooth without having to touch a mobile phone. In addition, Smart On 2.0 provides seamless access to e-mail and boots up a menu of frequently used functions in just five seconds.

Remembering that computers are for fun as well as work, LG has installed the LG T280 with one free causal game, Island Wars 2, with a range of five to seven games available for trial, too. The notebook also comes with a range of superb multimedia features including a 1.3-megapixel webcam with You-Cam viewer, ideal for conferencing or just video chatting with friends, as well as SRS TruSurround HD sound for wonderfully rich audio.

LG’s stylish, ultra-slim T280 will be available in the UAE from the end of May and will retail at AED 2999

Specifications and Features

Specifications LG WIDEBOOK™ T280
Processor Intel® Pentium Dual Core Processor SU4100

(1.3GHz/800MHz/ L2 2M/ 10W)

Intel® Core2 Duo Processor SU7300

(1.3GHz/800MHz/L2 3M/ 10W)

Operating System Genuine Windows 7® Professional (TBD)

Genuine Windows 7® Home Premium

Genuine Windows 7® Home Basic

Chipset Intel GS40 + ICH9 SFF
Sys. Memory Max 2GB (DDR2 800), 1 slot
Display 29.4cm (11.6″) LED LCD (HD 1366 x 768)
Graphics Integrated (4500M)
Storage HDD Max 500GB, 160/250/320/500 GB (2.5″ SATA/ 5400RPM Support)
SSD None
ODD None
Comm. Wireless 3rd Party 802.11 BGN (1 x 2)
Modem None
LAN 10/100 M Onboard
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
TV-Tuner None
HSPA LG LUM850T

- GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900

- SKU 1: 850/1900/2100 (UMTS)

Webcam 1.3M w/ Digital Mic x 1.
Audio HD Audio, SRS WOW HD, SRS TruSurround HD
Security Kensington Lock, HDD Security
Input Device Keyboard Full Size 86 keys
Pointing Device Touchpad w/ Scroll Function (Gesture Function)
Expansion Slot Multimedia

Card Slot

3-in-1(MMC, SD, MS)
Input/Output Port HP Out, HDMI, USB (x3), Mic-In, DC-In, VGA, RJ45
Battery 6Cell (Li-ion) /2600mAh,

[Option] 9cell (Li-ion)/2600mAh

AC Adapter 65W
Software Pre-Installed LG Smart On 2.0

LG Smart Cam (CyberLink YouCam)

LG Smart Care

LG Magnifier

LG Smart Recovery (w/ Smart Partition)

LG Intelligent Update

On Screen Displays

SRS WOW HD, TruSurround HD

Google Toolbar

LG Smart Indicator

BlueSoleil Stack for Smart POP

Norton AntiVirus(Trial Version Preload)

MS Office 2007 Ready (60days) (Win7 SKU only)

MS Windows Live Essential

MS Silverlight (Win7 SKU only)

Oberon Game (Win7 SKU only)

3G Connection Manager

CD/DVD Titles LG software installation package DVD
Dimensions (W x D x H) 29.3 x 20.0 x 1.47 cm ~32.7 cm
Weight 1.4 kg
Accessory A: Black, B: Silver, C: Silver, D: Black

KBD: Silver, Retainer: Spray


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