With bunch of issues on carbon footprints, CO2 and global warming swiveling around us these days, do you believe that no single laptop manufacturer actually heard and respond to those issues?

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At least, Asus take a fast respond by taking initial step manufacturing the first “green laptop” within the industry! The green laptop is called “Asus bamboo laptop”. Asus claims it could reduce annual CO2 Emissions by 12.3Kg and powered by either Intel Core i3, i5 or i7 processors.

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ASUS’ Bamboo Laptop Series consist of:  U33Jt, U83Jc and U53F or U53Jc. These green laptops also come with USB3.0 port and capability and provide a 500GB of storage capacity and Blu-ray drives. ASUS’ Super Hybrid Engine will help you to save more battery power and prolong battery life. And with the 6 million ASUS Bamboo Laptop for the sales target each year, Asus has participate in reducing about

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The notebooks are running the latest Windows 7 OS, and have USB 3.0 port.  With target sales reaching 6 millions units per year, Asus has participated in reducing up to 73.8 million kilogram of CO2 per year or about the amount of CO2 consume by 36 million trees per year!

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“We spent the last couple of years perfecting and working with bamboo,” said Jonney Shih, Chairmen of ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated (ASUS). “It is trendy yet responsible.”

Jonney Shih also added that Asus is looking forward to lead global PC industry into a new era of thought. Hopefully he means green PCs!

Asus Bamboo laptop is not the only environmental friendly electronic device exists in the market, but yet, hopefully more and more consumer electronics and mobile computing devices’ manufacturers will participate to create even more green products to their production lines. More details about the laptops’ specifications after the jump.

ASUS Bamboo U Series Specifications:

ASUS U33Jt:

  • Processor – Intel Core i7-640UM (1,2 GHz) or Intel Core i7-620UM (1,06 GHz)
  • Operating System – Windows 7
  • Up to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 (1066 MHz)
  • 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels
  • Graphics – NVIDIA GeForce 310M and Intel GMA HD (switchable)
  • Winchester – 250/320/500/640 GB
  • 0,3 / 2-megapixel web camera
  • 8-cell battery
  • Dimension – 328x232x14 ,8-27 mm
  • Weight – 1.7 kg

ASUS U83Jc:

  • Processor – Intel Core i5-540M (2,53 GHz), i5-520M (2,4 GHz), i5-430M (2,26 GHz), i3-350M (2,26 GHz), i3-330M (2 , 13 GHz)
  • Operating System – Windows 7
  • Up to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 (1066 MHz)
  • 14-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels
  • Graphics – NVIDIA GeForce 310M and Intel GMA HD (switchable)
  • Winchester – 320/500/640 GB
  • Optical Drive DVD Super-Multi
  • 0,3 / 2-megapixel web camera
  • Dimension – 344x241x28-31, 8 mm
  • Weight – 2.2 kg

ASUS U53F/U53Jc:

  • Processor – Intel Core i5-540M (2,53 GHz), i5-520M (2,4 GHz), i5-430M (2,26 GHz), i3-350M (2,26 GHz), i3-330M (2 , 13 GHz)
  • Operating System – Windows 7
  • Up to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 (1066 MHz)
  • 15.6-inch display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels
  • Graphics – Intel GMA HD (U53F), switchable NVIDIA GeForce 310M and Intel GMA HD (U53Jc)
  • Winchester – 320/500/640 GB
  • Optical Drive DVD Super-Multi/Blu-Ray Combo
  • 1,3 / 2-megapixel web camera
  • Dimensions – 386×259, 4×33 ,91-34, 67 mm
  • Weight – 2.6 kg

According to news released by Asus, Bamboo Laptop is made using industrial-strength bamboo as part of the laptop’s green casing design, including wood textured trackpad. And of course, the bamboo part could be easily decomposed or recycled. The manufacturing process also involves the screening of bamboo parasites to ensure the hygiene factor.

Price: USD779.-