Panasonic Ultraportables Get Powerful Upgrades
The W7 brings the latest Intel Santa Rosa components to the table. Granted, its still an ultra-low voltage processor, but at least the Intel Core 2 Duo U7500 (1.06GHz) is a dual-core rather than a single-core processor, like the 2.9-pound
Similarly, the Y7, arguably the lightest 14-inch laptop in the market, also moves to the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors and chipset, with support for the 800MHz Front Side Bus and 801.11n wireless. The sub-4-pound laptop features a built-in optical drive and over 5 hours of battery life, according to Panasonic.
The T7 is a non-rotating tablet that comes with a digitized stylus and screen, where professionals can use it as a digital notepad. It, too, will house the latest Intel parts.
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