The CloudBook is the first computer for the U.S. market based on the VIA NanoBook low-cost device with a 7-inch display and a laptop-like design.
The CE1200V model weighs two pounds and provides five hours of battery life, according to Everex. It features the VIA C7-M ULV processor at 1.2GHz, 512MB of DDR2 memory, a 30GB hard disk drive, the VIA UniChrome Pro IGP graphics, an integrated 1.3-megapixel web camera, and built-in stereo speakers. The display has 800-by-480 resolution.
This small budget notebook incorporates an 802.11b/g wireless connection, an Ethernet port, two USB ports, a 4-in-1 media card reader, and a DVI-I output.
The CloudBook runs gOS V2 Rocket operating system with a lot of free software from Google, Mozilla, Skype, OpenOffice.org and more.
The device is priced at $399.
This article was published on 01/09/2008 and updated with the new info on 02/26/2008.