Onkyo in Japan announced [JP, PDF] a new notebook today, the Sotec MX1007A4. It has a 10.1-inch screen featuring 1,024×600 resolution and LED backlight, with Onkyo saying one of the two selling points is its thickness (the notebook is 22mm thin – 18mm at it thinnest part). It weighs just 1.16kg, too.
The other selling point is the battery life, which, according to Onkyo, stands at 14.4 hours from a single charge. The notebook is powered by an Atom Z515 (1.2GHz) and comes with 1GB of RAM and a 250GB hard disc. Other specs include an Intel US15W chip set, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, an SD/SDHC slot, two USB 2.0 ports, an 1.3MP web camera, and a fingerprint sensor.
Onkyo plans to release the MX1007A4 in Japan on April 10 (price: $640). No word from the company yet regarding international sales.