The Joybook S42 adopts the latest ‘s 1080p video decoder, it’s no longer a hassle enjoying the fabulous image quality of full HD movies. Furthermore, Next new generation integrate graphic Performance and DirectX 10 support eliminate all the annoying artifacts and imperfections you would commonly find in other laptops.
The Joybook S42 has perfected its integration of powerful graphic display and energy conservation through the Hybrid Power technology. By setting up manually or automatically the NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT discrete GPU or the original iGPU, you can enjoy the best of both worlds – picture perfect visual presentation with the discrete GPU while you’re playing the hottest video games or watching a classic movie and a total power conservation of 50% with the environment-friendly when you set your Joybook S42 to normal working at iGPU mode.
Experience the powerful 3D visual effects NVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT graphic performance – the best choice for DirectX 10 gaming and Full HD film viewing – has to offer! With the contrast and grayscale in perfect balance, you should expect nothing less than a stuffer-free, life-like video playback! The Joybook S42 renders the clearest and most vivid color and special effects, giving you the finest visual experience ever!
The Joybook S42 features BenQ’s patented UltraVivid technology and DBEFTM (Display Brilliance Enhancement Film) with LED Backlight– increasing the brightness of the high gloss widescreen surface. As a result, a vibrant and noise-free image quality is achieved with a8ms fast response time. The S42 ensures you the best viewing experience with crispy clean images!
|Operating System||Windows Vista® Home Premium
Windows Vista® Home Basic
Windows Vista® Business Upgrade Recommended
|Chipset||Intel® GM45 Chipset|
|Graphics||nVIDIA® GeForce® 9600M GT|
|Memory||DDRII-667 512MB and above (max to 4.0GB)|
|Drive||120/160/250/320 GB (5400RPM – SATA)|
|Optical Drive||．24X DVD/CD-RW Combo
．8X DVD Super-Multi (Support Double Layer)
|LCD Size||14.1″ UltraVivid widescreen display
Response Time: 8ms
|I/O Ports||．USB 2.0 x4
．RJ-45 Ethernet port x1
．RJ-11 Modem port x1
．HDMI output x 1
．D-Sub port x1
．ExpressCard slot x1
．FireWire (IEEE 1394) x 1
．Line-in x 1
|Power Source||6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery, 52 Whr (4800 mAh);approximately 5.5hrs duration. **This battery life is estimated (under BatteryMark V4.0.1) when the power-saving model is on.
The actual battery life may vary with different operating conditions and settings.
|Communications & Networking||．Modem:Built-in 56K/V.92
．LAN:Built-in 10/100/1000 Ethernet
．Wireless LAN: Intel® WiFi Link 5300
．Bluetooth: Built-in Rev. 2.0/ EDR (option)
|Memory Card Reader||4-in-1 card reader:SD/MMC/MS/MS-Pro|
|Audio||．Built-in 1.5W speaker x2
．Built-in Microphone x1
．Soundsystem x 2 channels
(1) Sound Blaster Pro Compatible
(2) HD Audio
(3) Noise Suppression & Echo Cancellation supported
(4) SRS TruSurround XT®
．WebCam Companion 2.0
．Microsoft® Office Professional 2007 60-day Free Trial *
* For Windows operating system only.
|Dimensions (H x W x D mm)||337 x 248 x 26.6 (front) ~ 38.7 (rear) mm|
|Weight (kg)||2.05Kg(without battery) ** Weight may vary depending on the particular hardware configuration.|
|Warranty||1 year Overseas Regional Warranty(ORW) ** ORW Service may vary by different regions. For details,
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|Application||Built-in 2.0-megapixel webcam|