Taipei,Taiwan, April 8, 2008 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient x86 processor platforms, today announced that the low power VIA C7-M ULV processor will be used to power the new HP 2133 Mini-Note PC, a sleek and stylish, small form factor notebook targeted at today’s connected student lifestyle, where portability, productivity and affordability are highly prized.

The HP Mini provides all the benefits of a notebook PC in an ultra-compact form factor, enabling students to take notes, research information online, share photos, and effortlessly carry all their homework and personal files around in one tiny device.

HP_2133_Mini-NotePC atop book”We are delighted that HP has leveraged the leading power efficiency and size of the VIA C7-M ULV processor in the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC,” said Richard Brown, Vice President of Corporate Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “This highly portable ultra mobile notebook is the perfect size for today’s students, and offers all the performance, features and connectivity they require.”

“The HP Mini epitomizes the direction of HP’s growing portfolio of innovative products that are designed to meet customers’ diverse sets of needs,” said Carol Hess Nickels, Director of Business Notebook Marketing, Personal Systems Group, HP. “By leveraging VIA’s processors, we are able to offer students a portable, yet affordable, creative notebook PC that better prepares them to live, learn, and work in an information-rich environment.”

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