This is the new Endeavor NA601E laptop it is the latest addition the Epson range of laptops. It offers a neat fourteen inch display, Intel Core i5 processor, graphics and chipset. It is slim and light and could almost be an ultrabook as it appears to meet all of Intel’s requirements, so has the ultrabook faded away. It seems that no matter what a laptop is called, the basics have to be there in the first place otherwise the buyer is simply going to move onto the next one and so on, until they find the laptop that meets their requirements and the price that they are willing to pay for it. The Epson Endeavor NA601E laptop is a nice fit into this category.
This must be the time to take a closer look at what the Endeavor NA601E laptop actually has to offer starting with the 14 inch screen in WXGA LCD type with LED backlight offering a 1366 × 768 of pixel resolutions and there is a built in web camera too. It will be running on the latest Windows 8 operating system and powered by either the Intel Core i5-3317U or i7-3517U processor with 3MB Smart Cache. There is support by the Mobile Intel HM77 Express Chipset and the video is coming from the Intel HD Graphics 4000 card with built-in 3D graphics.
For the memory there is a choice from 2 GB to 16 GB of PC3-12800 DDR3 1600MHz SDRAM, a 2.5 250 GB to 500 GB Serial ATA 300MB 5400 rpm hard disk drive (HDD) or a Hybrid HDD with 500GB and a 128 GB to 256 GB Serial ATA 600MB solid state drive (SSD) for storage. Networking is covered by the 1000 Base-T/100 Base-TX/10 Base-T RJ-45 Ethernet LAN and the IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN + WiMAX, there is no Bluetooth available. Other features include the two standard USB 2.0 ports, a single super fast connecting USB 3.0 port, Mini D-SUB 15 pin & HDMI 19 pin display ports and Intel High Definition Audio stereo speakers.
The Endeavor NA601E measures up at 338 mm (W) × 242 mm (D) × 22 mm (H) and weighs in at 1.76 kilos with the Lithium-ion (14.4V/2600mAh) battery pack installed that Epson say will offer about 4.5 hours of additional power. There is now definite shipping date but expect to be paying out around $750 for the Endeavor NA601E laptop when does eventually hit the stores.
Source [IT Lounge]