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i-Buddie 4 (8X DVD-ROM, 15'' TFT)

i-Buddie 4 (8X DVD-ROM, 15'' TFT)
alaAverage 3.9

6 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of i-Buddie 4 (8X DVD-ROM, 15'' TFT). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and portability. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the battery.

price, screen, portability, performance

On average, users rate this product 77/100.

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Consumer review by: BlackEagle (

Cheap At Half the Price!


This battery pack is amazing. I must admit I am not all that familiar with Lithium-ion packs...maybe they all perform like this; but, I don't think so. Too bad this only works for DeskNote PCs. I bought two of these to go with my A928 (see separate...

Jan, 2003

Product Specifications

Powered by the latest Intel Pentium 4 CPU, the i-Buddie is the first P4 DeskNote computer in the world that offers the perfect computing power and incredible performance to professional users. The i-Buddie can easily handle the most memory-hungry applications. The i-Buddie features high-speed data transmission, providing users with efficient and enhanced connectivity through IEEE 1394 and USB 2.0 ports. The i-Buddie also comes with both build-in 56K V.90 modem and 10/100Base-T LAN networking so that web surfing and e-mail retrieval can be done anywhere and anytime. Together with a huge 15.0" XGA / SXGA+ TFT LCD display, the i-Buddie provides high quality visuals and maximum viewing area with 1024x768 / 1400x1050 resolutions. The S-Video TV-Out function is built-in for easier management of business presentations or high performance home entertainment system with TV-Out capabilities. Two high quality stereo speakers with chamber are built in to provide ideal audio capability. In addition to 6 LED indicators, the i-Buddie also offers 2 shortcut keys allowing you to retrieve e-mail and surf the internet with just one touch of the button. Furthermore, the i-Buddie is designed to have a number of upgrade options such as CPU, HDD, memory and optical device. To close the i-Buddie, just gently push down the LCD cover. The rim of the cover provides a magnet, which attracts the hidden latch located on the edge of the body. When the latch is magnetized, this will hook and lock the LCD cover instantly. The i-Buddie is designed to suit a variety of people. With a color combination of appealing high-tech silver and light purple. the i-Buddie is neither too flashy to bring to the office nor too dull to use it at school with friends. The i-Buddie comes with a raised base for efficient heat dissipation and a temperature-controlled cooling fan to reduce the noise.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Manufacturer:EliteGroup Computer Systems
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ECS i-Buddie

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

OS Provided



Type:No CPU


Installed Size:0MB
Max Supported Size:512MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SiS Real256