Tulip Unveils Luxurious AMD Turion 64 Laptops

Tulip Offers Notebook for ?283 Thousand

by Anton Shilov
05/19/2005 | 06:08 AM

Tulip Computers, a maker of computers from The Netherlands, unveiled its new Tulip E-Go series of mobile computers based on AMD Turion 64 microprocessors targeting audience more interested in design of the notebooks rather than their technology aspects. The most expensive computer will cost Ђ283 thousand, which will place it in line with the world’s most expensive digital gadgets.

 

AMD Turion 64 Powers Luxury Notebooks

Tulip’s new E-Go notebooks will be powered by AMD Turion 64 MT-series processor, ATI RADEON XPRESS 200 chipset with RADEON X300-like graphics core, up to 1GB of memory and 100GB hard disk drive. The laptops will come with 12.1” widescreen 1280x800 display. The innovative E-Go product series will be equipped with a rich set of multimedia accessories, including high definition audio, webcam, DVD-RW optical drive, universal card reader and other devices.

  
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The manufacturer says the notebook would be able to operate up to 4 hours on battery, but Tulip does not note how much the E-Go machine would weigh.


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The design of the Tulip E-Go notebooks mainly aims young women who use mobile computers, but want to demonstrate their unique style and taste. Tulip E-Go notebooks will be available in numerous variations of leather cover with different patterns, all of them very lively, and one with cover inlaid with diamonds. The outlook of the Tulip E-Go was developed in collaboration with Marcel van Galen Design as well as jewelry designer Laurent de Beer.

  
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The most luxurious among Tulip E-Go notebooks is inlaid with solid palladium white gold plates in which thousands of brilliant cut diamonds have been set. The brilliant cut diamonds are microscopic and pave set with surgical precision. A unique square cut ruby has been set in both Tulip logos. For this kind of technology customers will have to pay rather unprecedented price of Euro 283 thousand. Pricing of typical E-Go notebooks is unclear.