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Portable One MX

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Expert review by: ams4 (

Portable One MX Review (pics, specs)


I recently purchased an MX notebook PC from Portable One. Weighing 4.9lbs the MX can be classified as a thin and light notebook. This model starts at $1799 and can be purchased at the Portable One website. I opted for the (1x1) GB RAM upgrade, which...

Light-weight (4.9 pounds) 8-Cell Battery Beautiful Display Excellent Build Quality Great bang for your buck (top-notch components at a moderate price) Fast and quiet

Fingerprints on the top of the casing (as explained above) Heat dissipating up through the left side of the keyboard No DVI Out No S-Video Out (Not a problem for me, maybe for some) No Dedicated Video Card (Again, not a big deal for me, but would have...

I must say the MX has more than exceeded my expectations. It runs all programs quickly and efficiently. It is built like a rock and it looks very professional and sleek. The MX is quiet and does not get too hot on your lap. My only real gripes with the...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: lewdvig (

Portable One MX Notebook Review

Sep, 2004

Product Specifications

The Portable One MX Series is the perfect blend of power and mobility. Less than 5 pounds in weight and just over 1 inch thick, this mobile powerhouse redefines the standard for portable computers. A hot-swap modular bay for an optical drive, secondary battery, and modular hard drive, provide the tools necessary for completion of mission critical projects no matter where you are. Utilizing the most reliable and advanced hardware, this agile performer is the ideal solution for the on-the-go professional who requires portability and without sacrificing performance.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):6.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 768/1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display:No/Yes


Manufacturer:Portable One
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Portable One

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz/533MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90/ITU V.90 / ITU V.92 / k56Flex
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x (CD) / 4x (DVD
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo/DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 4x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Clock Speed:1.86GHz/1.8GHz
Processor Number:745/750
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:2GB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:60GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X600/Intel Extreme Graphics 2

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