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Spec, Photos and Pricing: Dell Mini Inspiron: atom powered
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Sun Jun 01, 2008 7:14 pm Reply and quote this post
It's a small form factor notebook, just like the Asus Eee and the HP2133.He wouldn't tell me what OS it's running, or the pricing, but that it'sa low-cost notebook meant for developing countries, and I hope here.
Maybe it's Atom-powered. Who knows? But I do see three USB ports, acard reader, VGA out, Ethernet, and that red candy shell. I couldn'ttell how big the screen was before it was tucked away into a blacksleeve and ushered from the building, but it's small. Update: Dell just released a pair of shots that add to the sense of scale, but no official name yet.

8.9-inches dolled up in a sub-$500 price tag with a choice of bothWindows XP Home or Ubuntu Linux, 8-in-1 card reader, integrated webcam,direct media playback buttons, and a "host of wireless access options."Expect more next week as the Computex show kicks off. and published yesterday images of the Dell Mini Inspiron ultraportable laptop, the companyís first low-cost mini-notebook.     
Detailsof the Dell Mini Inspiron are currently unknown. However, Gizmodonoticed that the small laptop has three USB ports, a memory cardreader, VGA output, and Ethernet LAN port. The notebook has a red lid.
Earlier reports say Dellís 8.9-inch screen mini-laptop will be launched in June and will start at $399.


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Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:43 am Reply and quote this post
I would like to know a few more specs about this laptop before even considering it.  I'm just glad Dell did something good for once by letting you stay with XP and making a computer for other countries, although I'm sure these countries would prefer something easier to type with.  I find these very tiny laptops only good for college students or travelers, where you can't afford much space.  Otherwise they're kind of useless but still cool nonetheless.
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