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NEC Computers (UK) launches new AMD Mobile Athlon XP notebook for business users

RRP From: £649

Leading manufacturer NEC Computers (UK) has extended its award winning range of notebooks with the launch of the Versa C150. This new notebook features an AMD Mobile Athlon XP processor (up to 1900+), a 133MHz Front Side Bus, 256KB cache and up to 1GB of DDR memory.

“With the Versa C150, NEC has succeeded in developing an affordable, versatile notebook without compromising on the performance of the machine,” commented Chuck Wearing, product manager of NEC Computers (UK). “This new addition to the Versa notebook range embodies NEC’s ability to deliver optimised mobile corporate computing solutions.”

The NEC Versa C150 offers a wide choice of optical drives including a CD, DVD or combo DVD/CD-RW and comes with an internal floppy disk drive. The C150’s 15”TFT XGA display panel is ideal for giving presentations away from the office and its 3-spindle design provides maximum versatility for various multimedia and hardware configurations.

This new NEC notebook comes with a 20GB, 30GB or 40GB HDD, a 56K v.92 modem, integrated LAN and 3 USB ports for optimised connectivity. As standard, the C150 includes a Li-Lon battery and AMD PowerNow technology which will increase the battery life of the C150 by a phenomenal 55%. The NEC Versa C150 is available with a choice of Windows XP Home or Windows XP Pro.

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About NEC Computers (UK)

NEC Computers (UK) Limited, a division of NEC Computers International, supplies NEC servers, desktops and notebook computers, designed and manufactured for the business user. For the small to medium sized enterprise purchaser, NEC Computers (UK) Limited has distinguished itself from other direct operations by offering a true business partnership. The NEC philosophy is to ensure that the customer receives unbiased advice about requirements backed by trustworthy service and support. NEC Computers (UK) Limited operates throughout the UK and Ireland. With sales offices in Maidenhead and its own state of the art manufacturing facility in Livingston, Scotland, NEC Computers (UK) Limited is able to serve its customers with prime efficiency and speed.

According to IDC, NEC Computers (UK) Limited was the fastest growing notebook and server vendor in 2001 and the third largest PC vendor. Throughout 2001 NEC continued to improve its market share and was one of only three manufacturers showing positive growth in 2001.

About NEC Computers International

NEC Computers International (NEC CI) is Europe’s sixth largest manufacturer of personal computers, supplying the consumer market with the Packard Bell brand, Europe’s home PC leader (Source: Dataquest – February 2002), and the professional market with the NEC brand. One of the major consolidated subsidiaries of the Japanese NEC Corporation – and part of the operation of NEC Solutions – NEC CI benefits from the group’s on-going commitment to Research and Development. NEC CI supplies personal computers, servers and Internet solutions to individuals, corporations, government and other public sector agencies in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia (except Japan and China). For the past six years, NEC CI’s annual unit sales have recorded an average increase of 25%. The company employs 3,000 people worldwide. Its headquarters are located in Wijchen, The Netherlands.

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