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Qube M1 is newest locally-branded netbook




Local PC distributor Qube PC Technologies is also coming up with their own netbook this December. Dubbed the Qube M1, the Atom-based netbook will ship on December 15 in time for Christmas.

Intel Atom 1.6GHz
Linux, Genuine Windows XP and Vista Compatible
1GB DDR2 RAM
8.9” LCD
80GB SATA HDD
3 x USB 2.0
Express card
SD/MMC/MS
1.3M pixel webcam
WiFi 802.11 b/g
Li-ion 2600 mAh battery

Price starts at Php15,999 for cash purchases.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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29 Responses

  1. Jerome says:

    nice laptop with a nice price.

  2. ron says:

    P15,999 mura siya, pero baka yung linux flavor.. pag XP baka nasa level ng NEO or Redfox ang pricing.

  3. raymac says:

    Qube PC Technologies could still use the large side spaces and fit a 10″ LED backlit wonder…..now, why didn’t they think of that?!? I hope it’s also upgradable just like all other netbooks/laptots/UMPC flooding in the market now….just my 2 cents….

  4. Andre Marcelo-Tanner says:

    nice price for the size.

  5. Andre Marcelo-Tanner says:

    can anyone guess who’s the manufacturer? :)

  6. edzhstar says:

    mas gusto ko pa ung neo vivid

  7. bariles says:

    Would you recommend this Master Yuga? :)

  8. yuri says:

    i find this model too cute

  9. yuga says:

    @bariles – can’t say until I see and test it. The specs make it comparable to Acer Aspire One though.

  10. jhay says:

    For that price? It’s a good buy. Maybe it’s the fact that it’s a local brand is the one thing that makes us become too cautious of it?

  11. Yup, saw the ad in the paper today. Almost couldn’t believe it when I saw the price. The question is: will you recommend it?

  12. Manny says:

    @ bariles

    oi kabayan, subsciber ka din pala dito…
    what a small world… he he

    lagi akong bumibisita sa bariles republic…

    di ako si pacquiao ha… he he

  13. calvin says:

    mura sya. yun lang. maybe it had to lower the price because late na sya. nothing special from the others cept for its cheap price.

  14. freya chan says:

    balak ko na magpareserve ng m1.. help! any tips? first time ko kasi bumili ng laptop.. competitors nya kasi ung acer aspire one and msi wind u900.. di ko alam kung ano bibilin ko.. ahu

  15. rockwin104 says:

    I called their Cebu office to inquire if I can see any test/display units first but I was informed that all units will be available by 4th week of December… I was also informed that the manufacturer of QubeM1 is(drum roll…) ASUS! What a surprise!!!

    For those in Cebu, you may call their office at(032) 412-4404

  16. mayu says:

    naka bili na ako ng m1 ok sya ang alam ko eto lng ang mini note na dual core kaya ok sya mabilis

    goodthing:

    -mabilis
    -small hand carry kaya ok
    -affordable
    -D best ung specs icompare mo sa other mininotebooks

    bad thing i found so far:

    -mabilis uminit kahit 5 mins pa lng
    -2 hours lng bat life nya kahit wala pa atang 2 hours wala na

    pero over all ok sya for a mini notebook icomapre mo naman sa ibang mini notebook dba?

  17. Maurice B. says:

    I bet by the end of 2nd quarter the price of this unit will drop just like the deep blue h1 and ASUS eeepc.

  18. financial player says:

    tatakbo ba ang photoshop sa m1? anong mga games ang kaya ng m1?

  19. Christian A. says:

    Is it up for sale in Cagayan de Oro area? please anyone reply!!

  20. jay says:

    i suggest u buy the MSI WIND U series i have one and so far so good, installed windows 7 build 7057 and its running flawlessly, the good thing i like bout this netbook is you can upgrade its memory upto 2GB and it has an overclocking feature , one more thing the hard disk can also be upgraded if you need more hard drive space XD

  21. Anonymouse says:

    @Jay

    Same goes for this single core HT notebook.

    @Mayu

    Normal lang sa laptop yung less than 2 hours.
    Kahit ibang notebook ganun din ang battery specs; otherwise bibili ka ng battery upgrade which is expensive.

    Correct me if I’m wrong pero kung two threads lang ang nasa task manager, then hindi nga yan dual core by all means. HT performance can’t be compared to the raw power of two physical cores.

  22. hukares says:

    mukhang ayaw ipa-review key apo abe ah. malamang di papasa. xD

    boss abe, try mo naman review to. balak ko bumili 15K lang pag Mint ung OS. then add 1K para 2GB memory. san ka pa?

    umaasa,
    Hukares III, tagapagmana ng santa pilomena at tatlong talyer sa quezon city. xD

  23. kanzaki says:

    hey guys. just wanted to ask whats the best mini notebook that can be bought today? buyer is willing to spend a quite some for it. really need an experts view on this. which is the best among them all. ofcourse it would be great if the quality, specs and features are awesome and even better if it comes with a great price, also is anyone out here aware of any good deals with laptops nowadays? where can i get a notebook with very flexible deals and terms. thanks. o kung may buy 1 laptop get a mini notebook free kind of deals. thanks very much

  24. mariane says:

    got my MSI Wind U123 for a year na..happy pa rin ako sa performance =)

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