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NEC Computers (UK) launches the Versa S900 for mobile business users

Prices Start From: £999 ex VAT

Leading manufacturer, NEC Computers (UK) has announced a new addition to its award winning range of notebook PCs. The Versa S900 is a two-spindle sub notebook PC with a thin, lightweight design and a generous 12.1” XGA TFT screen.

“The Versa S900 sub notebook is the ideal solution for mobile professionals,” commented Chuck Wearing product manager of NEC computers (UK). “With Intel Centrino Mobile Technology and exceptional wireless LAN capabilities, the S900 succeeds in delivering outstanding performance and extended battery life in a lightweight, compact design.“
The Versa S900 features 256MB DDR SDRAM, up to 1GB on 2 SO-DIMM slots and a maximum 60GB hard disk drive. Also included is an ATI Radeon 9000 graphics card with 32MB DDR SGRAM and an array of connectivity options via the VersaBay IV including CD-ROM, Combo CD-RW/DVD, a 2nd HDD or a 2nd battery.

The Versa S900 benefits from optimised connectivity with integrated Wireless LAN (802.11b), internal Fast Ethernet, a 56k modem and a VGA adapter for connecting with an external PC monitor. For external optical and media devices the S900 provides three USB 2.0 ports and a docking station connector.

The Versa S900 comes as standard with a 1 year pick up and return warranty and will be available in the UK from April 2003. For further information please visit

At-a-Glance Specifications

NEC Versa S900
CPU Intel Pentium M
Chipset Intel 855 chipset
Memory 256MB DDR SDRAM up to 1GB on 2 SO-DIMM slots
Video ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 with 32MB DDR SGRAM
Sound Intel ICH-4M – AD-1981B (Codec)
PCMCIA 2 Type II or 1 Type III
Communication RJ11 and RJ45 jack on basic units – 56K v.92 modem - 10/100 TX LANBuilt-in Intel Pro Wireless Network Connection 802.11b
Storage 60GB HDD
Power First battery: 6-cell Li-Ion (4000mA)First high capacity battery: 9-cell Li-Ion (6000mA)Second battery for VersaBay: 6-cell Li-Ion (3300mA)
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional Edition
Software Microsoft Internet Explorer, Norton Antivirus 2002, Acrobat Reader 5.0,Microsoft Word 2002 and Microsoft Money 2002
Security Kensington Lock Hole2 level password
Prices Start From £999 ex VAT

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 third largest PC vendor in 2002 and achieved a higher growth rate than its major competitors. Throughout 2002 NEC continued to improve its market share and demonstrated growth of double the market average for notebooks and 6.5 times the market average for servers.

About NEC Computers International

NEC Computers International (NEC CI), one of the major consolidated subsidiaries of the NEC Corporation and part of the operation of NEC Solutions, is Europe's sixth largest manufacturer of personal computers (Source: Gartner Dataquest / February 2003).

NEC CI supplies the consumer market with the Packard Bell brand and the professional market with the NEC brand in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia (except Japan and China).

NEC CI owns two R&D centres (France, Malaysia) and three factories (France, Malaysia and Scotland).The company employs 3,000 people worldwide.

Its headquarters are located in Wijchen, The Netherlands.

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