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Portuguese Store Worten Reveal Promo Ad for New Ubuntu Netbook

A video advert for Ubuntu has been added tothe YouTube channel ofPortugal’smost well known electronics retailer Worten.

Worten, who have 130 stores across Portugal, are self-described ‘specialists in householdappliancesand consumer electronics’.

The advert is to promote the Ubuntu-installed ASUS 1215P netbook, which the store is selling online for the ‘promo’ price of279,00.

Reader David Gomes informs us that amongst the Portuguese text are the selling points “Free of virus”, and “Compatible with Microsoft Office”.

The 1215P

The Worten website specifications for the 121.” 1215P notes a dual-core Atom 1.66Ghz processor, 2GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB HDD, and a claimed battery life of 8 hours.

The Portugese launch of the ASUS 1215P is the latest retail outing for Ubuntu.

Last month Canonical partnered with computermanufacturerDellto launch an Ubuntu-powered Dell netbook in 200 Chinese Dell stores; and prior to thatVodacom’s Ubuntu-powered “web-book”was made available in some 1,000 stores across South Africa.