BenQ Joybook S57- HD-ready multimedia laptop

BenQ, today announced the release of the new Joybook S57, an HD-ready laptop delivering uncompromised indulgence of today’s advanced multimedia content. HD content looks spectacular on the native 1366×768 resolution featuring 16:9 aspect ratio for the best human visual experience. HD gaming and movie thrill are heightened via a super-smooth 8ms response time, Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology and next-generation ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 dGPU, which wow with unprecedented levels of artifact-free graphic realism and support for Microsoft DirectX 10.1 games. The 220-nit LED screen is additionally enhanced with UltraVivid technology for exceptional color depth and detail definition. Visual perfection is complemented with 2-channel SRS TruSurround HD and SRS Headphone 360. The BenQ S57 mobile multimedia hub comes with either an 8X DVD Super-Multi optical disc drive or 2X Blue-ray DVD combo.

The BenQ S57 is also the ultimate Internet portal, equipped with superb features for optimum online enjoyment: integrated 2W microphone and two 2W speakers, VoIP, and 2.0M webcam and HDMI (with HDCP), 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN card, eSATA high-speed data connector, ExpressCard slot, 4-in-1 card reader, and optional Bluetooth 2.1 enable effortless connection. The HD-ready multimedia BenQ Joybook S57 will be available Mar. 9, 2009 in Australia, Thailand, and Malaysia.