Asus its new Bamboo collection of notebooks in its U Series. The newest member to the U Family of Notebooks is the U43SD model that features an elegant Bamboo finished exterior and is powered by Intel’s Sandy Bridge Platform. The notebook measures 34.4 x 24.1 x 2.00 ~3.18 cm and weighs a mere 2.14 kg, its construction also includes a sleek brushed aluminum panel which really compliments the smoky brown bamboo exterior. It is powered by a Core i3-2310M or i5-2410M processor, 750GB of Hard Disk Storage and up to 8GB of RAM. Its 14-inch LED-backlit display delivers a resolution of 1366 x 768 and is supported by a GeForce GT 520M 1GB graphics card. There are also other specifications which includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, WiFi, optional Bluetooth 2.1, HDMI output, a 5-in-1 card reader, USB 3.0 port, an integrated 2-megapixel webcam plus it comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 OS. There is a Syncables software that that enables effortless syncing with a plethora of devices, including desktop PCs, other notebooks as well as Smartphone devices.