This $399 15.4-inch laptop, also known as the gBook, is based on the VIA C7-M processor at 1.50GHz and the VIA Chrome9 HC integrated graphics. The Everex VA1500V comes with 512MB of DDR2 memory, a 60GB hard drive, and a DVD/CD-RW Combo optical drive. Its display has a resolution of 1440-by-900 pixels.
The notebook has a built-in Atheros AR5005G 802.11b/g Wireless Network Adapter, an Ethernet LAN port, three USB ports, and a VGA output, but it has no PC Card or ExpressCard slot.
The system weighs 5.3 lbs with a standard 3-cell battery.
As same as the 7-inch Everex CloudBook, the gBook VA1500V runs the gOS V2, a Linux-based operating system. With the gOS, you get a lot of free preinstalled software including OpenOffice.org 2.3, Mozilla Firefox, Meebo, Skype, GIMP, Xine Movie Player, and various Google applications.
The Everex VA1500V is currently available at NewEgg.
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