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MSI has released official specifications for the latest addition to its Wind netbook family – the Atom-powered U123.

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MSI's Wind U123:

Aside from its 1.66GHz Intel Atom N280 processor, the U123 also has an Intel 945GSE chipset inside and 1GB of DDR 2 memory. Storage capacity options include an 80GB, 120GB or 160GB 2.5in hard drive.

Equipped with a 10in, 1024 x 600 display, the U123 also features a four-in-one memory card reader and three USB ports. You can get onto the internet over its 802.11n compatible connection.

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The 10in PC has Intel's Atom inside

Bluetooth connectivity is optional, but you can upgrade the included 1.3Mp webcam to a 2Mp webcam – should you so wish.

Although fitted with a three-cell battery, MSI hasn’t said how long the power pack will hold out for. The U123 measures 260 x 180 x 20mm, weighs 1000g and runs on Windows XP Home.

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Powered by a three-cell battery

MSI will release the Wind U123 in Japan on 11 April, priced at ¥49,800 (£350/$508/€375). A European launch date or price hasn’t blown in yet. ®

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