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BenQ Teams Up With Intel and Far Eastone in Launching Package MID Service

BenQ Teams Up With Intel and Far Eastone in Launching Package MID Service


Taipei, July 9, 2009 —In line with the advent of the wireless Internet era, BenQ Corp. has joined force with Intel and Far Eastone Telecommunications in rolling out a package MID (Mobile Internet Device) service allowing consumers to browse the Internet anytime, anywhere.

The service bundles a free BenQ MID S6 featuring built-in Intel® AtomTM CPU with the 775 monthly rental program of Far Eastone, which offers consumers unlimited wireless access to the Internet. The service is available at any of Far Eastone outlets.

The BenQ MID features a large screen, capable of showing off complete webpage, which is often denied to mobile phones with Internet function. The device boasts excellent function thanks to the Intel Atom CPU featuring 45 micron technology, low power consumption, and small pocket size, making it a fashionable easy-to-carry 3C product.

Danny HC Yao, Vice President of BenQ Asia Pacific, remarked that “In firm grasp of the trend of the fast growing Internet and digital audio-visual device markets, BenQ plans to launch a complete series of Internet solutions, including pocketable, portable, and stationary products. BenQ MID S6, for instance, will enable consumers to transplant their Internet life from PC to portable device, offering them an instinct, rapid, and easy Internet experience, thanks to the merits of big 4.8” touch screen, super-strong CPU functions, easy access to online music or films, and convenient transmission of photos and graphics. BenQ hopes that the cooperative project with Intel and Far Easton can enable users to easily experience an all-round online life”

To meet the needs of people for convenient Internet access anytime and communication with friends via instant messaging software, BenQ MID S6 is capable of keeping Internet connection anytime via built-in 3.5G and WLAN. In addition, it features a delicate appearance and easy carriage. The 4.8” high-resolution touch screen can be easily manipulated via touch control, greatly boosting the fun for playing online games.  

In addition, BenQ MID S6 can be used as a digital photo frame, enabling your friends and relatives to share your photos and pleasant memories. Users can also easily adjust webpage sizes and conduct language conversion between traditional and simplified Chinese. With easy software installation, users can watch favorite films or TV programs with the device. Moreover, BenQ MID S6 is the first MID equipped with built-in Windows® XP Home Edition and embedded VoIP in Taiwan. The delicate device is capable of computing and online functions almost rivaling PCs, thanks to its built-in Intel Atom CPU.