Trying to breathe new life into its ailing PC business, Digital Equipment revamped both the low and high ends of its Pentium-powered notebook lineup today.
The company announced three new models of its low-end HiNote VP series with 100- or 120-MHz Pentium processors, 1.08GB hard disk drives, 11.3-inch SVGA displays, and enhanced nickel hydride batteries that the company says provide more than eight hours from a single charge. Prices for the VP models start at $2,099.
On the high end, Digital's new HiNote Ultra II LTS5133 is powered by a 133-MHz Pentium processor and includes an 11.3-inch SVGA display. The Ultra II, priced at $4,799, is thinner and lighter than VP series systems. Users have the option to expand memory up to 56MB and to add an internal 6X CD-ROM drive.
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