AMD's next generation ultra-thin notebook platform (Congo) will feature a dual-core Turion Neo X2 L625 or Athlon Neo X2 L335/L325 or single-core Athlon Neo MV-40 processor and M780G chipsets.
Although AMD has not yet announced the Congo platform, Hewlett-Packard (HP) has already launched s 12.1-inch ultra-thin notebook (DV2-1113AX) in Taiwan at a price at NT$25,000 (US$776.24) that features an Athlon Neo MV-40 CPU (that will be used in the Congo platform) combined with the RS690E chipset from the Yukon platform.
HP also has another ultra-thin model priced at NT$32,000 that features a Turion Neo X2 L625 CPU.
AMD will launch two more platforms – Nile and Brazos – over the next two years for the ultra-thin notebook segment, the sources noted.
In addition to the ultra-thin notebook platform, AMD's traditional notebook platform Tigris will appear after the launch of Windows 7. The platform will features a 45nm processor from either the Sempron M100, Athlon II M300, Turion II M500 or Turion II Ultra M600 series.