BenQ JoyBook Lite U121 Eco announced

BenQ revealed a new super-portable, super-light netbook called the JoyBook Lite U121 Eco today. This tiny PC measures in at just 11.6-inches and weighs only 2.9-pounds. However, don't let its light frame fool you.

This netbook has a 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z520 processor, a three-cell battery and a six-cell battery option that's capable of up to eight hours of life. The display has a 1,366 x 768 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio.

Also included are several hard drive options that include 160GB, 250GB, 320GB and 500GB models. You can have a solid-state drive as well in either 8GB, 16GB or 32GB sizes. You can choose between Linux Lite or Windows XP Home Edition for your operating system and there's up 2GB of RAM. Other features include an HDMI output, Bluetooth 2.1, HSUPA mobile broadband, Wi-Fi, two 2W speakers, VoIP and a 1.3-megapixel webcam. The JoyBook Lite U121 Eco netbook will be available in China, Taiwan and Malaysia in June in white and blue color options. Pricing is not yet known.