Asus introduce a new line of low-cost Eee PC notebooks and netbooks at CES earlier this month. But the company also has  new high-end ultraportable laptop. The Asus B23E is a 3.4 pound notebook with a 12.5 inch display and a focus on business.

The B23E will be available with Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 processors, and Windows 7 Home, Professional, or Ultimate operating systems. It has a 1366 x 768 pixel LED backlit anti-glare display support for up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM, and up to 750GB of hard drive space.

Asus b23e

The laptop comes standard with 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth, and gigabit Ethernet a well as a USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, USB/eSATA combo port, Express Card slot, Smart Card slot, VGA, HDMI, and audio jacks.

Business-friendly security features include LoJack, BIOS pasword protection, HDD password protection, a fingerprint reader, and optional Trusted Platform Module. The Asus B23E also has an anti-shock hard drive and a magnesium alloy case.

It has a 48Whr battery and measure 12″ x 8.1″ x 1.1″.

A model with an Intel Core i7 processor and Windows 7 Home Premium is available for $926.

via Eee

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3 replies on “Asus introduces B23E 12.5 inch business notebook”

  1. I have to agree.  this is how portable laptops are supposed to be configured.  Now the price on the other hand…50% or less would start to look appealing.

  2. this looks better to me than a 13.3 “ultrabook”.  I wonder what the battery life is like

    1. I still can’t find any review on it yet, same as my fellow I wanna know the battery life

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