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Gdium, another Eee PC competitor PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 24 June 2008 12:49


The Gdium mini-laptop from French Emtec enters the popular Eee PC mini-laptop market.

Gdium includes a 10-inch LCD screen with a 1024 x 600 resolution, fit for surfing the web without horizontal scrolling. The Gdium is equipped with an extended keyboard, whose dimension makes it comfortable to work long hours & weighs approximately 1,1kg.

An unique feature is the GKEY, a Linux “bootable” USB key, that fires up the Gdium and stores all your personal information.

The mini-laptop runs on the Mandriva G-Linux Linux distro & offers many applications like, Open Office, Firefox, ThunderBird, ClamAv, Spam Assassin & Gimp.


  • LCD screen 10"
  • Resolution 1024 x 600
  • Dimensions 250 x 182 x 32mm
  • CPU 900 Mhz 64bits Loongson™ 2F by STMicroelectronics
  • RAM 512MB DDR2
  • Removable storage 4 to 16GB Flash G-Key
  • WIFI 802.11 b/g
  • 3 USB ports (one used for the GKEY)
  • One SD HC port
  • One VGA output
  • Sound card
  • Video card Silicon Motion SM502, 32 MB RAM
  • Ethernet RJ45 - 10/100Mbs LAN
  • Speakers / microphone
  • Webcam
  • Touchpad



The Gidium will be launched September this year for under 400 Euros.