MSI Wind12 U230 12.1-Inch Netbook

12.1″, Windows 7 Home Premium, AMD Athlon Neo MV-40 or Athlon Neo X2 Dual-Core L335 (1.60GHz), 2GB RAM, 250GB or 320GB HDD, 4 hrs of battery life — $429.99, $479.99

  • The Latest AMD Athlon™ Neo X2 Dual-Core Processor for Ultrathin Notebooks
  • Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium
  • 12.1 inch 16:9 LED Backlit Widescreen Display
  • 1366*768 HD Ready Display for clearer and sharper images
  • 1.3kg ultra lightweight and ultraportable design
  • 4 hrs battery life
  • HDMI Output
  • Brand new msi Ergonomic De-stress Keyboard

12.1″ 16:9 LED Backlit Widescreen Display

The msi Wind 12 U230 features 12.1″ 16:9 ratio display for better viewing experience. Furthermore, LED power-saving backlight technology provides better color fullness and brightness, elevating the total quality of imagery. The lower usage of power can also offer a longer operating time.

Streamlined design that whispers fluidity and elegance

The sleek and exquisite design gives Wind 12 U230 an elegant presence. Each curve is accentuated with a smooth contour making its polished exterior a delicate feast for the eyes. The exclusive “Color Film Print Technology” from msi applies to the cover as well as the palm rest area, so the glossy texture promises better quality and both visual and tactile sensation.

Ultra lightweight. Ultraportable

Ultraportable 1.3kg lightweight, smaller than an A4 magazine, Wind 12 U230 measures only 297(L)*190(W)mm. It is the perfect gadget that fits in your bag whenever you are on the go.

HD Ready for clearer and sharper images

The Wind 12 U230 is capable of displaying high-quality pictures and videos with 1366*768 screen resolution. The images on this 12.1” widescreen offer great color saturation and subtlety and sharper details so you can indulge yourself while watching your favorite films.

Extended power: 4 hours* of battery life

Compared with other notebook computers, the Wind12 U230’s battery lasts 2 times longer! While other notebook computers operate on a 2-hrs limit, the Wind 12 U230 enables a 4-hrs* operating time without the need to recharge. The Wind 12 U230 truly redefines the definition of mobility.

*Actual battery life may vary depending on use and settings.

HDMI output

HDMI Digital Terminal Interface offers more than 5GB of transmitting bandwidth; it also lessens the complications of cables. The Wind12 U230 offers the very best in image quality through the HDMI Terminal so as to ensure the utmost picture perfection. Simply connect your Notebook to a LCD TV or other multimedia devices (1080i compliance) and get ready for the enjoyment of home theater.

Built-in msi exclusive software

The Wind12 U230 features msi exclusive face detection software “Easyface” for a safer and effortless logon. Just one installation you can get Easyface Manager, Easyface Autolocker and Easyface Logon at the same time.

Taking and managing your own pictures with Easyface Manager, detecting and logging on with Easyface Logon and the system will automatically log off or lock the screen after a few minutes as you stop using your Notebook. msi Easyface ensures better security and offers an easier yet more comprehensive detecting process.

What’s more, the Wind12 U230 is preloaded with a plethora of msi brand new software, including Webcam Companion, Visual Effect2 and Print Creation, so you can edit and print out the photos you’ve taken by using a webcam at your own convenience.

The Latest AMD Athlon™ Neo X2 Processor

The innovated AMD Athlon™ Neo X2 Dual-Core Processor is designed to deliver a full PC experience enabling you to enjoy your favorite applications. The new generation technology delivers highly responsive PC performance for a perfect balance of form and function. You can browse the internet, read or send email, run applications, watch videos, and play games – all on the go.

* The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specifications with your local dealers.
* The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor’s setting, which might be different from the real product.


MSI Wind12 U230 Specifications

Model MSI U230-033US MSI U230-040US
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Processor AMD Athlon Neo MV-40 (single-core)
(1.60GHz, 512KB L2 cache)
AMD Athlon Neo X2 L335 (dual-core)
(1.60GHz, 512KB L2 cache)
Chipset AMD RS690 + SB600 or AMD RS780MN + SB710
Memory 2GB DDR2 667/800MHz RAM (SODIMM, 2 slots, Max 4GB)
Storage 250GB HDD 320GB HDD
Display 12.1 inch WXGA LED-backlit (glossy screen)
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 (16:9 HD Resolution)
Graphics ATi Radeon HD3200, share video memory (UMA)
Audio High Definition Audio
Stereo speakers
Webcam 1.3 megapixel
Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Wireless LAN Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n)
Bluetooth No
Optical Drive No
Memory Card Reader Multi Media Card (MMC)
Secure Digital(SD)
Memory Stick(MS)
xD Picture Card (XD)
Ports HDMI video output port
VGA for connecting to an external monitor
3 USB 2.0 ports
RJ45 Wired LAN port
Microphone input port
Headphone output port
Keyboard and Touchpad 87 keys, MSI Ergonomic De-Stress Keyboard and Touchpad
Dimensions (W x D x H) 11.69″ x 7.4″ x 1.2″
Weight 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg)
Power/Battery 65W AC Adaptor
6-cell Lithium-Ion Battery (5200mAh), up to 4 hrs
Warranty and Support 1-Year
Color Black

MSI Wind12 U230 Images

Disclaimer Notice: All photography is owned or licenseed by Micro-Star Int’l Co.,Ltd.

MSI Wind12 U230 Customer Reviews

MSI U230-033US
12.1 inch Netbook
AMD Athlon Neo MV-40, 250GB HDD
Retail Price: $429.99

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MSI U230-040US
12.1 inch Netbook
AMD Athlon Neo X2 L335, 320GB HDD
Retail Price: $479.99

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MSI U230 Light-087
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AMD Athlon Neo MV-40, 250GB HDD
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