Dual-screen laptop to be released this year

gScreen reveals the 15.4 inch notebook can be shipped to the UAE and Saudi through Amazon

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Dual-screen laptop to be released this year The notebook will be powered by Intel Core 2 Duo and run Microsoft Windows Vista/XP Professional
By  Vineetha Menon Published  August 30, 2009

A dual-screen notebook will be released in the United States later this year by Alaska-based firm gScreen.

gScreen claims their G400 Spacebook is the first dual screen laptop with two 15.4 inch LED display screens and a full-size keyboard, built into one unit. Though no pricing has been announced yet, reports state that it could be close to the $3,000 mark.

The notebook, which will be powered by Intel Core 2 Duo and run Microsoft Windows Vista/XP Professional is geared towards designers, animators and photographers who are used to double-screen desktop environments. It will be available for shipment from the USA to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates through Amazon.

gScreen's Spacebook model won't be the only dual-screen laptop to hit the market with both Lenovo and HP keen to join in the double action.

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year, Lenovo released details on its new ThinkPad W700ds that sports a main 17 inch LCD screen and an additional 10.6 inch screen that slides out from behind. Another device from HP, dubbed the ‘HP Firefly with Voodoo DNA' comes with a multi-touch touchpad and dual displays - a large 17.1 inch LCD and a smaller second 4.3 inch LCD.

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