Gigabyte W251-G5 – Small, sleek, but still packs some power

Chris Scott Barr - Jul 31, 2007, 12:56pm CDT

I’m not a huge fan of smaller laptops, mostly because I hate sacrificing my larger screens. However, when I’m traveling to shows I do get burdened by carrying around a larger (and bulkier) laptop. So I’m almost thinking that I need to get a smaller notebook just so I’m not weighed down. This new one from Gigabyte looks pretty appealing.

The W251 G5 is a sleek-looking little 12.1-inch notebook, which has even won the 2006 G-Mark Award for its design. It doesn’t just stop with a great exterior, there’s plenty to love on the inside too. It is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo T5300, 2GB of RAM and 120GB of storage space.

W251 G5

It’s also got some niceties like Bluetooth connectivity, WiFi and a 1.3MP webcam. The price is pretty decent at around $975

W251 G5

W251 G5

Gigabyte 12.1-inch laptop enabling Core 2 Duo at moderate price [via aving]

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