Dual screen laptops!

Dual screen laptops!

Posted on: August 31, 2009 Category: Hardware Comments: 5

Each monitor slides, so that you can move the gScreen around compactly. Now that is awesome.

Here are the specs for this beast, listed on the gScreen website:

– 2 LED backlit display screens
– Windows VISTA (Windows Vista)/ WIN XP PRO (optional)
– Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26-GHz
– 4 GB of RAM (2GB DDR2 SO-DIMM x 2)
– 320GB 7200-rpm HD
– NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800M GT with 512MB dedicated memory (or)
– NVIDIA® Quadro FX 1700M Graphics with 512MB dedicated memory
– 9-cell battery
– IEEE 1394 1 Graphics Card Output (15-pin, D-Sub) X 1, HDMI X 1 Mic-in X 1, Line-in x 1, Headphone X 1 PCI Express Card X 1 AC Power Adaptor Output: 19V DC, 90W Input: 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal Battery Pack Li-ion 9 cells

This laptop is clearly meant for professional designers, programmers, filmmakers, and others that regularly need two monitors to get work done. Two-screen set-ups just allow you to get more done (thus why I use a two-screen set-up). There are disadvantages though, like the power drain two screens will cause and the sheer weight, estimated at 12+ pounds. And, of course, the price may be a deal-breaker: around $3000.

Still, this thing could do wonders for the productivity of digital professionals everywhere. And you may not have to wait long to get your hands on one; the company hopes to have the gScreen on the market by Christmas.

Coming soon!

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