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ACi notebook sports MMX, XGA LCD, USB

UK notebook specialist ACi is leading the charge to desktop-like functionality with the release of a system that combines state-of-the-art processor, screen and peripheral interconnect features.

The Wembley, London-based direct seller's latest Meteor notebook is based on a 200MHz MMX processor and supports a 13.3-inch 1,024 x 768 screen and USB port. A system with 32Mb RAM, 1.4Gb hard drive and 10-speed CD-ROM drive will cost from around £2,999 + VAT. As well as nickel metal-hydride and lithium ion chemistries, the Meteor can also be powered by a pair of standard Duracell DR36 batteries.

ACi has also begun shipping a 166MHz Pentium MMX-based slimline notebook with 16Mb RAM, 1.4Gb hard drive and lithium ion battery. Prices start at £1,699 + VAT.

ACi can be contacted by telephone on 0181-830 1958.