Shuttle, best known for its small form factor PCs, officially introduced the X50 all-in-one nettop today.
The X50 is Shuttle's new 15.6-inch all-in-one PC that features a touch screen interface and a dual-core Intel Atom 330 processor. We were lucky enough to have a sneak peak of the X50 back at CES 2009, so its release does not come as much of a surprise. As it turns out however, the X50 will be just the first in an all-new product line from Shuttle, called X Vision. The X Vision slogan appears to be "VISION for neXt generation PCs".
The new Shuttle X50's most striking feature is that it measures just 1.4-inch thick, which includes the integrated 15.6-inch touch-enabled display with 1366 x 768 resolution. The X50's graphics is powered by Intel's ho-hum GMA 950 integrated graphics solution, which is generally considered capable of 720p video playback, and the system comes with 1 GB of memory. The display can tilt, includes a hidden carrying handle and with the system having just a single power cord, the entire system can be easily VESA wall-mounted.
Other features of the X50 include a 160 GB hard drive, integrated 2-watt stereo speakers, a 1.3-megapixel webcam, a microphone, 802.11n Wifi, a 4-in-1 memory card reader, VGA output, five USB ports and Windows XP Home. The X50 draws only 30-watts of power, includes Shuttle's I.C.E heat pipe cooling system and produces a low noise level of 22-decibels.
According to the price quoted to us back at CES, the Shuttle X50 is expected to cost $499. The Shuttle X50 does have other competition, including the Asus Eee Top, both of which could make for a nice addition to a kitchen or casual workspace.
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:D my thoughts precisely
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ugly, small screen, apple macs look much better. look at the size of the screen... ouchReply
jsloanugly, small screen, apple macs look much better. look at the size of the screen... ouchReply
umm yeah it doesnt look as good as a mac, but thats not going to make me pay $1500 for a $700 computer...mac is all looks, no guts.
i think this thing is very cool, maybe i'll get one...