Asus has introduced a new CULV-based ultraportable system with a dedicated graphics chip. The company's UL30Vt has a 13.3" 1366x768 display, the choice of an Intel Celeron SU2300/743 or Core 2 Duo SU7300, Intel's GS45 Express Chipset (which contains a X4500MHD graphics chip), a 512MB Nvidia G210M, up to 4GB of DDR3 1066MHz RAM, a selection of 5400RPM HDDs ranging from 250GB to 500GB, and Windows 7.
Additional features include a four-in-one card reader, a 0.3 mega-pixel web cam, 802.11 Wi-Fi, optional Bluetooth v2.1+EDR, VGA and HDMI-out, three USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet, as well as headphone and microphone jacks. Battery options include a four and eight-cell units, and when equipped with the former, Asus' UL30Vt weighs approximately 1.50kg (about 3.30lbs). Dimensions in centimeters are 32.2(W) x 23.3(D) x 1.48-2.46(H).
There is no confirmed release date or cost, but Engadget speculates that some configurations will share a similar street price with the UL30, which runs $750.