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Netbook will have new rival called as Smartbook. Many people said that Smartbook will beat Netbook for sure. Two giant semiconductor companies, Qualcomm and Freescale Semiconductor reported were ready to enter a new era with issuing Smartbook. Smartbook is claimed cheaper, lighter and more modern than netbook which is Intel-based.

Then, what is the difference between smartbook and netbook?. According to Luis Pineda, vice president of marketing CDMA technology, Qualcomm. At the end of May explain that smartbook that is a smartphone but in a larger scale.

But don`t get the wrong idea about this, even designed like netbook, smartbook use the ARM processor-based and Linux systems. Smartbook will also be equipped with a 3G connection, such as on the smartphone.

Why they choose ARM? Because many ARM Chip used on some mobile phone and ARM Chip able to provide power efficiency of the Atom processor. Moreover ARM processors are present virtually so there is no need required of the operating system license.

In terms of the battery power, the fact shows that smartbook has a great durability. Which is can survive up to 8 hours. In addition, smartbook have connection features that always on. This feature is very smart and capable to take the email messages automatically, as in the smartphone.

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Charles said... @ June 10, 2009 at 9:38 PM

For the consummer electronics to success, the price is the key. wait a minute, there are exceptions, Apple don't believe this.

HiTecchno Corner said... @ June 13, 2009 at 12:05 PM

Charles : Yes price is the key hope apple do the same :D

Anonymous said... @ June 15, 2009 at 9:53 PM

the price is definitely going to make or break this device. people will pay extrodinary amounts of money for something which works and offers them what they want. if they over charge for something people can already get it will flop.

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