Medion has announced the launch of the Medion Akoya P6612, a 16-inch notebook with "top-end" features.

The P6612 offers Intel Centrino 2 technology, a 320GB hard disk, 4GB RAM and WLAN capabilities.

With a sleek black gloss finish with blue backlighting, the P6612 gets NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS DirectX 10 graphics card with 256MB GDDR3 memory for multimedia applications.

The 16-inch widescreen display has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, and there's a multi-format DVD/CD burner and HDMI port.

The notebook is sold with a digital DVB-T Freeview TV-Tuner with remote control, that means channels can be watched or recorded on the laptop, or connected to an TV via the HDMI port.

There's an integrated multimedia control panel with backlit, touch sensitive icons in the casing while other features include Bluetooth 2.0, webcam and microphone, biometric fingerprint reader, three USB 2.0, an eSATA connection and a four-in-one memory card reader.

Complete with a carry bag, DVB-T tuner with remote control and USB optical scroll mouse, the P6612 comes with Windows Vista Home Premium edition.

The Medion Akoya P6612 notebook is available in Aldi stores across the UK and Ireland priced at £579.99 and 799.99 euros, while stocks last.