16.01.03

16.1.2003: Meldung: Transmeta Processor Selected by Chinese Notebook Supplier

Transmeta"s Crusoe Processor Selected For Tsinghua Unisplendour Group Notebook in China
Wednesday January 15, 6:02 am ET

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Jan. 15, 2003--Transmeta Corporation (Nasdaq:TMTA - News) today announced that Tsinghua Unisplendour Group, China"s second largest notebook supplier, has selected the energy efficient Crusoe TM5800 processor for a new notebook in the Chinese market.

The Crusoe-based notebook Lilly notebook, weighing just 3.5 lbs, was launched today in Beijing and will be marketed to women in China as an attractive alternative to traditional larger, heavier notebooks.

"China is one of the world"s most important markets and Transmeta is committed to expanding the availability of Crusoe-based computers by working with leading companies like the Tsinghua Unisplendour Group," said Dr. Matthew R. Perry, president and CEO, Transmeta Corporation. "Transmeta"s design win for this notebook increases the exposure in China to the benefits of Crusoe-based computing."

"Transmeta"s Crusoe processor is an excellent match for the performance, power efficiency and complete design requirements of the Lilly notebook," said John Huang, general manager of the notebook computer business department, Unisplendour.

The Lilly notebook, featuring an 800 MHz Crusoe TM5800 processor, is designed in a sturdy yet lightweight casing. It includes a 20 gigabyte hard drive, 128 megabytes of memory, a 12.1" XGA screen and an expected battery life up to four hours.

The Tsinghua Unisplendour Group"s Lilly notebook is immediately available in China and is priced at $1,200 (U.S. dollars).

About Transmeta Corporation

Transmeta develops and sells software-based microprocessors and develops additional hardware and software technologies that enable computer manufacturers to build computers that simultaneously offer long battery life, high performance and x86 compatibility. Transmeta"s family of Crusoe microprocessors is targeted at the notebook, Tablet PC and Internet appliance segments of the mobile Internet computer market, as well as a range of embedded applications. To learn more about Transmeta visit www.transmeta.com.


Contact:

Transmeta Corporation
Phillip Bergman, 408/919-6818
bergman@transmeta.com
Deborah A. Stapleton, 650/470-0200 (Investor Relations)
deb@stapleton.com


Source: Transmeta Corporation
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