VIA Nano Gets Inside The New Samsung NC20 Netbook

The Samsung NC20, an upgraded version of the highly esteemed Samsung NC10 netbook, is on the docket for new netbook releases. Samsung has announced that the netbook will be adopting the Nano processor by VIA Technologies.The older NC10 has an Intel Atom inside, to contrast.The VIA Nano chip will be the first 64-bit processor for the x86 platform, to be combines with VIA’s VX800 processor. This combo will support full Microsoft DirectX 9.0 graphics, HD video, and up to 4 GB of DDR2 system memory for your use.In addition, as previously announced, the Samsung NC20 will have a comparatively massive 12.1-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution. It weighs a full 3.4 pounds but comes with features like Wi-Fi, a 6.5 hour 6-cell battery, an 1.3-megapixel webcam, a card reader, and three USB ports. In addition, you’ll be offered the choice of either a SATA hard disk drive or an SSD for storage.With an average price of $650, this new netbook is stepping it up towards a more luxurious price range. It should offer a lot, though, so we’re definitely excited for it.Via CNet.

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