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Compaq Expands Mobile Lineup With New Wireless-Ready, Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor - M Powered Evo and Presario Notebooks
Evo Notebook N800 Series to Offer Both Mainstream and Corporate Models to Meet Needs of All Business UsersHOUSTON, April 23, 2002
Continuing its commitment to offer the widest range and greatest depth of mobile products available to the marketplace, Compaq Computer Corporation
The sleek, new Presario 2800, Evo Notebook N800v and Evo Notebook N800c all feature the power of the mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor-M, as well as the performance of Compaq's innovative MultiPort wireless solution to provide customers the mobile freedom to stay connected to their information anytime, anywhere.
Recognized as the most innovative wireless solution on the market(1), MultiPort provides users the convenience to access the Internet or their enterprise network without cables. Available in either an 802.11b or Bluetooth module, MultiPort provides mobile users with greater performance than traditional wireless PC cards, as well as increased flexibility for upgrades and expansion.
With a sleek, eye-catching mobile design, the powerful new Presario 2800 delivers the latest notebook technologies in a style that can easily meet the needs of any mobile users. The magnesium-enforced notebook weighs less than 5.6 pounds and measures only 1.3" thin, yet this thin-and-light design still delivers integrated wireless communications(2), outstanding multimedia performance and the very latest in mobile technologies at a starting price of only $1,399(3).
The Presario 2800 offers the widest range of powerful mobile Intel Pentium 4 processors - M with speeds ranging from 1.4 GHz to 1.8GHz. It adds advanced mobile technologies such as ATI's Mobility Radeon 7500 graphics controller (with up to 64 MB memory) to provide stunning 3D graphics capabilities, as well as a large 15" TFT display (with up to UXGA resolution) to allow users to view DVD movies, open multiple windows or deliver stunning, crisp, clear graphics and presentations.
Additional features include: High-speed USB 2.0 connectivity, large capacity hard drives (up to 60 GB) and various MultiBay optical drives including DVD/CD-RW combo drive.
To get detailed specifications and additional product information or to purchase a new Presario 2800 go to http://www.compaq.com/athome/2800, call 1-800-888-0220 or visit any Compaq Built For You kiosk located in more than 10,000 popular retail stores.
Evo Notebook N800 Series
Designed for businesses that demand reliability and stability with leading-edge performance, the new Evo N800 series packs the power of the new mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor - M in a slim 1.3" thin design that weighs less than 5.6 pounds. Available in either a corporate/enterprise (c) or mainstream (v) version, the Evo N800 series includes the most advanced portable product features in the marketplace.
The Evo "c" class of product was designed to meet the needs of the enterprise customer and offers unsurpassed commonality, consistency and compatibility. The products will have up to 12 month life cycles to support customer deployment activities, as well as share the highest level of commonality via common options, with new simplified common docking solutions, MultiBay and software images. "c" class also offers the highest level of customer support including a standard three year warranty, free software support for the lifetime of the warranty and a designated commercial call center. The "c" class will also offer a combination touch pad/pointstick.
The Evo "v" class of product was developed to meet the needs of the mainstream business notebook users, including small and medium-sized business. This class of product provides excellent value and will have a moderate life cycle of up to six months, standard one year warranty and features a dedicated support call center.
Innovative features common to the entire Evo N800 series include: Dual battery support via the MultiBay battery to provide more than seven hours of battery life; mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor - M with speeds up to 1.8 GHz; ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 graphics controller (with up to 64 MB memory); and choice of up to a 15" UXGA display.
Additional product features and information for the Evo N800v and Evo N800c products can be found at www.compaq.com/products/notebooks. The Evo N800 series is expected to be available in May with prices starting at $1,959.
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