Gigabyte have shown of three new netbook at this years CeBIT, all of which offer something a little different from most netbooks currently available. Rather than the standard netbook design, each different model has it’s own special feature.
The Gigabyte M1022, aka the Booktop M1022 can be used as a normal netbook, but can also be docked vertically using the special included dock.
The Gigabyte T1028 is a convertible tablet netbook, with touch screen display. While the Gigabyte S1024 / ThinNote S1024 is a more traditional netbook, but with a very slim design.
The Gigabyte Booktop M1022 netbook, when used with the vertical dock allows easy connecting of a monitor and other devices, and minimal desk space usage for when you want a desktop setup. Powered by the Intel Atom N270, and Intel 945 GSE chipset (Intel GN40 in the Gigabyte M1022P model). 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 pixel, LCD backlit, 1-2GB DDR2 RAM, 160GB HHD, and 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth 2.1. The Gigabyte M1022G model features 3.5G WiMax.
Available in black or white colors, weights 1.3 KG, 6-cell battery, Windows XP operating system, and 3x USB 2.0 and ExpressCard slot.
The Gigabyte Touch Note T1028 is available in a few different versions. With either the Atom N270 or N280. The Gigabyte T1028M / and T1028G models will have a 10.1-inch 1024 × 600 resolution, while the T1028X and T1028P versions will have a higher 1366 × 768 resolution. The Gigabyte T1028P will feature the Intel GN40 chipset.
Weighing 1.48Kg, and available with a 4 or 6 cell battery. The other specifications are the same as the M1022 netbook.
The Gigabyte S1024 weighs less than 1Kg at only 890 grams with the 6-cell battery. Featuring a 10.1-inch LED backlit LCD of 1024 x 576 resolution, an Intel Aton N270, and Intel 945 GSE chipset. Either a 60 or 80GB HDD and 802.11a/b/g wireless. The Gigabyte S1024G will also feature 3.5G wireless. 1GB DDR2 RAM, and 2x USB 2.0 ports, Windows XP operating system. Via Engadget Chinese