The ASUS’s upcoming netbook’s – the ASUS S121 – images have emerged on web.It will be based on the existing 10.2-inch ASUS S101 netbook and so expected to be powered by 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 processor,1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi , Bluetooth 2.0 and a VGA webcam.
MSI has launched its new MSI U115 Hybrid netbook which can operate both SSD and HDD drives simultaneously.The U115 Hybrid is equipped with MSI’s Exclusive Hybrid Storage Technology; the very first notebook computer in the world that is capable of operating both SSD and HDD hard drives simultaneously, combining all the features of SSD and HDD in the U115 Hybrid for your enjoyment.
The U115 Hybrid functions primarily with the SSD system, offering a reliable, shock-absorbent, and speedy operating environment. You have the option of choosing the SSD system while operating with Windows, and selecting the HDD hard drive for file storage. The SSD system if much faster than HDD when retrieving files and it takes up less power. It is also much more shock-absorbent.
After the HP Mini 1000 netbook, HP has launched its new netbook the HP Compaq Mini 700 Netbook.It is a 10.2-inch display screen netbook with the Inetl N270 1.6GHz Atom processor.
It will feature:
* Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz Processor
* 10.2-inch WSVGA display screen ,1024×600 resolution,16:10 aspect ratio
* 60GB Hard Disk or 8GB/16GB SSD
* Bluetooth v2.0
* Wireless LAN
* 1.1Kg weight
* Optional WWAN, HSDPA/3G and SD card slot
Price: The HP Compaq Mini 700 Netbook price will start from Indian Rupee(INR) 25,000.
HP has released its three new netbooks:the HP Mini 1000 ,HP Mini 1000 MIE,and the HP Mini 1000 Vivienne Tam. All three will feature:
Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz processor
Intel 945GM Motherboard chipset
Up to 1GB DDR2 RAM
60GB mechanical hard disk or 8GB/16GB SSD
8.9-inch or 10-inch(only Vivienne Tam Edition) BrightView display(1024×600)
1 RJ-45 Ethernet port 10/100/1000 mbps
Intel GMA 950 integrated Graphics card
2 USB ports
Wi-Fi LAN support 802.11b/g
Windows XP Home or Linux
Weight 1.31 kg
3-cell battery with 3 hour life
The HP Mini 1000 MIE will come with MIE (Mobile Internet Experience) Linux OS whereas the other two will have Windows XP Home O.S.Mobile Internet Experience (MIE) Linux is a proprietary OS built by customizing the Ubuntu Linux.
The MIE model supports an Instant-On feature and and has pre-installed applications for internet browsing, IM ,e-mail ,and Skype .
Price and Availability:These Netbooks are expected to be available within couple of months at a price range of Rs.22,000 (MIE) – Rs. 35,000 ( Vivienne Tam).
Dell has launched its new 12.1-inch display Dell Inspiron Mini 12 Netbook.This is the second netbook from Dell after the Inspiron Mini 9.It has the new Intel Atom Z520 or Z530 processor.It has the option of a 6-cell battery and Windows Vista operating system.Ubuntu and Windows XP will also be available later-on.
The Dell Inspiron Mini 12 Netbook’s starting weight is 1.23 kg.It’s detailed specs are:
Intel Atom Z520 1.3GHz or Intel Atom Z530 1.6GHz processor
60GB or 80GB hard disk
12.1-inch WXGA display , 1280×800 resolution
Bluetooth 2.0 and 802.11b/g WiFi
3 cell battery or 6-cell battery
Windows Vista® Home Basic
Weight is 1.23 kg
Price:It will cost around Indian Rupee(INR) 30,000 – Rs.45,000.