NEC Japan presents LaVie notebook spring lineup


NEC Japan today unveiled its lineup of LaVie notebooks for spring 2009 [JP]. The company introduced a total of three new models that will be available in Nippon as early as Thursday (no announcements regarding a possible release abroad have been made).

The LaVie L series consists of the LL370/SG, the LL 750/SG and the LL850/SG (pictured above).

The first model features an Athlon X2 QL-62 processor、2GB memory、a 250GB HDD, an AMD M780G chipset、a DVD super-multi drive and a 15.4-inch WXGA screen. It costs $1,500.

The difference between the LL 750/SG and the LL850/SG is that the latter model features a Blu-ray drive, whereas the LL 750/SG only comes with a a DVD super-multi drive.

The main features of both notebooks include a Core 2 Duo P8600 processor (2.40GHz)、4GB of memory、a 320 GB HDD, an Intel GM45 Express chipset and a 15.4-inch screen with 1,280×800 resolution.

The LL 750/SG is priced at $1,900 and the LL850/SG costs $2,200.


The LaVie N series features a small (5×15) LED panel built into the front of the notebook. Users can create icons and own messages they would like to see displayed.

Main specs: Athlon X2 QL-62 processor (2GHz)、2GB of memory, a 320 GB HDD, AMD M780V chipset, DVD super-multi drive and a 13.3-inch screen (1,280×800 resolution).

Depending on the software buyers choose the LaVie N notebook costs between $1,800 and $1,850.


The LC950/SG (LaVie C) is the strongest model of the notebooks NEC presented today.

The main features include a Blu-ray drive, a Core 2 Duo P8600 processor (2.40GHz)、4GB of memory、a 320GB HDD、an Intel PM45 Express chipset、5 USB ports, an HDMI port and a 16-inch screen with a 1,366×768 resolution.

The LC950/SG is priced at $2,500.