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BenQ Refreshes its Joybook Lineup with the S41 Series


TAIPEI, TAIWAN,– BenQ today refreshes its Joybook lineup with the award-winning BenQ Joybook S41 series. The S41 series features a 14.1-inch widescreen display at an ultra-fast response time of 16ms, Intel®Centrino® Duo processor technology, nVIDIA®GeForce® 8600M GS graphic chipset and an HDMI output. In addition, the S41 is also the winner of the prestigious 2007 red dot Design Award.

Taking advantage of BenQ’s exclusive Laminated Color Metal technology, the S41 perfectly blends patterns of circles and squares on its metallic cover, making it a strong personal statement for professionals on the go. Furthermore, a fine aluminum hairline palm rest gives it a metropolitan touch, making it special, lively and contemporary.

With the best-in-class nVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GS and support up to 1GB of TurboCache, the laptop brings a stunning visual experience and renders the most intense 3D visual effects for today’s hottest games. Furthermore, with the nVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology, the laptop delivers visuals and system performance for the latest graphics and video features in superb picture clarity and stutter-free playback.

The HDMI output allows pristine transmission of high-definition digital video of up to 1080p resolution and supports high-bandwidth uncompressed digital audio via a single cable – allowing easy connection of HD enabled equipment such as HD DVD players and the latest gaming consoles for the best multimedia experience.

The S41 arrives with a built-in 1.3 megapixel QEye webcam, an internal microphone with noise suppression and echo cancellation functions and cinema-class audio performance through its dual 1.5W speakers enhanced by SRS TruSurround XT technology. It is equipped with integrated wireless WAN, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN and built-in Bluetooth® 2.0. for easy connections to a wide range of network and peripherals.

The BenQ Joybook S41 will be available in May.



Intel® Centrino® Duo processor technology

– Intel® Core™2 Duo processor T7100

Operating System

Genuine Windows Vista™ Business,

Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Premium,

Genuine Windows Vista™ Home Basic


nVIDIA® GeForce® 8600M GS(Max.1GB TurboCache)

Memory (max.)

DDRII 512MB and above (Max to 2.0 GB)

Hard Disk Drive

80/100/120/160 GB (5400RPM-SATA)

Optical Disc Drive

(1) 24X DVD/CD-RW Combo*1

(2) 8X DVD Super-Multi (Support Double Layer) *1


14.1" UltraVivid*1 widescreen display


Modem: Built-in 56K / V.92 modem

LAN: Built-in 10 / 100 /1000 Ethernet

Wireless LAN:

• Built-in 802.11a/b/g (Worldwide countries except Thailand)

• Built-in 802.11b/g (Worldwide countries)

• Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n (Worldwide countries except Russia, Ukraine, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand)

Built-in Rev. 2.0/ EDR (optional) *1

I/O Port

• USB 2.0 x 4

• HDMI output x 1

• FireWire (IEEE 1394) x 1

• RJ-45 Ethernet port x 1

• RJ-11 Modem port x 1

• Microphone-in x 1

• Headphone-out x 1

• VGA port x 1

• DC-IN x 1

• ExpressCard Slot x 1

• Line-in x 1

Card Reader

5-in-1 card reader: SD/MMC/MS/MS-Pro/xD


Built-in Microphone x 1

Built-in 1.5W speakers x 2

Sound System x 2 channels

(1) Sound Blaster Pro Compatible

(2) HD Audio

(3) Noise Suppression & Echo Cancellation supported

(4) SRS TruSurround XT

*1 Selected models only.


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