PC Vendors Unveil 9 Laptop Computers for WiMax

Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Toshiba unveil laptop and notebook computers ready to take advantage of the Sprint Nextel WiMax wireless network launched Oct. 8 in Baltimore. The Acer Aspire, Asus, Toshiba Satellite and Lenovo ThinkPad and Lenovo IdeaPad lines will support WiMax capabilities.

Laptop vendors Acer, Asustek Computer, Lenovo and Toshiba have unveiled laptop and notebook computers ready to take advantage of the Sprint Nextel WiMax wireless network unveiled Oct. 8 in Baltimore.

Acer

Acer Aspire 4930-6862-a 14-inch multimedia laptop, runs on the Intel Core 2 Duo T7350 and has 3GB of memory and a 250GB hard drive. It debuts for $899.

Acer Aspire 6930-6771-equipped with a 16-inch screen plus a 16-by-9 aspect ratio. It runs on the Intel Core 2 Duo T7350, loads 3GB of memory and uses a fast 320GB hard drive.

Asus

Asus F8Va-C2WM-includes the company's Infusion technology, which guards against scratches and dings. It runs on the Intel Core 2 Duo T9400 processor and has 4GB of memory and a 320GB hard drive. Pricing starts at $1,599.

Asus N50Vn-media center laptop incorporating Blu-ray technology. It runs on the Intel Centrino 2 P8400 processor and has 4GB of memory, a 250GB hard drive and an Nvidia 9600M graphics card. Pricing starts at $1,399.

Asus M50Vm-same as Asus N50Vn. Pricing starts at $1,399.

Dell

Dell Latitude "E" Line-Dell said its Latitude "E" Line of laptops, launched in August, is already WiMax-enabled.

Click here to read more about where Dell and HP stand on WiMax.

Lenovo

Lenovo ThinkPad X301

Lenovo ThinkPad T400

Lenovo ThinkPad SL300

Lenovo ThinkPad SL500

Click here to see images of Lenovo's WiMax-enabled ThinkPad notebooks.

Lenovo ThinkPad W500 (Later in 2008)

Lenovo ThinkPad W700 (Later in 2008)

Lenovo ThinkPad SL400 (Later in 2008)

Lenovo ThinkPad X200 (Later in 2008)

Lenovo IdeaPad Y530 (Later in 2008)

Toshiba

The Toshiba Satellite U405-ST550W laptop will add WiMax.