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Compaq Strengthens Evo Notebook Lineup with New Aggressively Priced Models
HOUSTON, October 22, 2001
Providing business customers with a broad array of mobile computing products and solutions at aggressive price points, Compaq Computer Corporation
The new Evo Notebook N200 and Evo N160, combined with technology enhancements to the existing Evo N600c, compliment the existing Evo notebook line by delivering outstanding value while building on the strengths of Evo notebook productsdesign, performance and innovation.
The Compaq N200 sets a new standard for mobility by delivering an aggressive, lightweight and affordable design with enough battery life to make it through an entire workday without recharging, while the Evo Notebook N160 packs all the technology and performance features integral to everyday business into an affordable, thin and light notebook priced at $1,399(1).
"The new Compaq Evo N200 is the smallest and lightest notebook in its class," said Kevin Frost, vice president of marketing, Compaq Computer Corporation's Access Business Group. "It offers business executives the ultimate mobile computer."
Compaq Evo N200
Designed with the mobile user in mind, the Compaq Evo Notebook N200 delivers a powerful, full featured notebook in a sleek, ultra-light 2.5 pound design that can operate more than 6 hours without having to recharge the batteries(2).
Priced at just $1,799, the Evo N200 is powered by an Ultra Low Voltage Mobile Intel Pentium III 700 MHz-M processor and features a crisp, bright 10.4" TFT XGA display with magnesium enclosure, 20 GB hard drive, 192 MB of memory, dual battery support, legacy free design and optional Mobile Expansion Unit (MEU) with a wide range of multimedia capabilities. By combining the standard 6-cell Lithium Polymer battery with an optional 4-cell Lithium Ion external handle battery, Evo N200 users can experience more than six hours of battery life in an ultra-slim, ultra-light form factor.
The Evo N200 also supports the Compaq WL110 Wireless PC Card for true wireless LAN mobility in the home or office and iPAQnet mobility wireless wide area networking solutions to keep users connected anytime, anywhere.
Additional information on the Evo Notebook N200 can be found at http://www.compaq.com/products/notebooks/n200/
Compaq Evo Notebook N160
The Compaq Evo Notebook N160 combines a thin, lightweight design with maximum computing power to deliver a combination that is ideal for business customers seeking an economical yet highly mobile notebook computer.
Starting at just $1,399 and weighing just over five pounds, the Evo Notebook N160 makes mobility more affordable than ever. It comes configured with your choice of an Intel® Celeron™ 933 MHz or Pentium® III 1 GHz processor, 14.1 XGA TFT display, Mini-PCI V.92 modem, integrated 10/100 NIC, DVD-ROM optical drive and up to 20 GB hard drives.
The Compaq Evo Notebook N160 also offers high-end multimedia capabilities including ATI Mobility Radeon Graphics, S-Video out and IEEE 1394 digital video input.
Information on the Evo Notebook N160 can be found at http://www.compaq.com/products/notebooks/n160/
Compaq Evo N600c
Compaq also today announced technology upgrades to the Evo Notebook N600c. Powerful new processor and graphics options now deliver workstation class performance in a lightweight notebook that weighs less than 5 pounds.
The Evo N600c features a 1.2 GHz -M Mobile Intel Pentium III-M processor, ATI Mobility Radeon graphics adapter with 32MB of DDR (double data rate) SDRAM memory, 14.1" SXGA+ TFT display and high performance DVD/CD-RW optical drives. The enhanced ergonomic design of the Evo N600c includes a full-size keyboard, contoured palm rest and a dual pointing devices which includes both pointstick and touchpad.
The N600c features integrated wireless capabilities via MultiPort, a Compaq exclusive. MultiPort is an interchangeable module that slides into place on the back of the notebook and becomes an integral element of the notebook. This flexible, innovative solution allows users to connect using multiple wireless standards such as 802.11b wireless LAN or Bluetooth™ for ad hoc personal area networking by simply changing out the MultiPort module.
The Evo Notebook N600c is available immediately, starting at $1,999. Additional information on the Evo N600c can be found at http://www.compaq.com/products/notebooks/n600/.
Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation ("Compaq") is a leading global provider of enterprise technology and solutions. Compaq designs, develops, manufactures and markets hardware, software, solutions and services, including industry-leading enterprise storage and computing solutions, fault-tolerant business-critical solutions, communication products, and desktop and portable personal computers that are sold in more than 200 countries. Information on Compaq and its products and services is available at http://www.compaq.com.