This is the latest offering from Pioneer Computers Australia, it is a medium sized laptop that they are calling the DreamBook Style W25CR. It has a 15.6 inch screen, a choice of Intel Core processors and graphic cards depending on the choice of processor. In actual fact, there are so many choices to be made that the buyer is able to effectively build a custom designed laptop to their particular requirements. So although the entry level machine is going to cost around $500, there is the potential for this price to double or even treble depending on the choices made on the order page.
In order to see exactly what the DreamBook Style W25CR has to offer the buyer, these are the base features starting with the 15.6 inch (39.62 cm) screen in HD 16:9 with a Crystal Bright Screen offering a 1366 x 768 pixel resolutions. The buyer can choose between Windows 7 (SP1) or the latest Windows 8 operating system and it is powered by a choice of 3rd Generation Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors in Duo/Quad (Ivy Bridge). There is support for the Mobile Intel HM76 Express Chipset and the graphics are from the Intel HD Graphics 4000 card with the Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology up to 1.7 GB.
With an expandable Dual channel DDR3 memory of up to 16 GB and up to 1 TB hard disk drive (HDD). Alternatively, there is a hybrid storage of a 750 GB hard disk drive (HDD) & a 512 GB solid state drive (SSD) available. Communication consists of the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 (Jackson Peak 1) 2×2 BGN, Bluetooth and the built in 10/100/1000 Mb Base-TX Ethernet LAN. Other features include the built in 2.0 mega pixel HD video camera, a single standard USB 2.0 port, two fast connecting USB 3.0 ports, external VGA & HDMI output ports (with HDCP) and the always useful 9-in-1 Card reader.
As for the size this laptop measures up at 374 mm (W) x 250 mm (D) x 14.3 mm to 34.1 mm (H) and weighs in at 2.3 kilos with the 6 cell Smart Lithium-Ion battery 48.84WH pack installed that Pioneer Computers say will offer the user up to five hours of power. Pioneer offers a lot of options on the DreamBook Style W25CR, but the starting price is around $500.
Source [Tech Fresh]