Netbooks are gaining a lot of importance in the technological world of today. People prefer netbooks over notebooks because they are light weight and have almost all the options you get on a notebook. People who travel a lot prefer netbooks as they can be in touch with their email inboxes, their blogs and can even have video chats with their friends and family no matter where they are. Nebooks even give more battery backup due to their small built and limited features, which draw less power out of your battery.
All major manufacturers have their own series of netbooks. So does Dell. Inspiron Mini 10 is one of them, and has features which are worth looking at. So lets take a look.
The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 has an Intel Atom N450 processor which runs as 1.66 GHz, 667 MHz and supports FSB and 0.5 MB cache. It comes with the new Windows 7 Started Edition. It has 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM which should be enough for a netbook. It uses the Intel NM10 Express chipset.
It has a 10.1″ HD display with resolution 1366×768 pixels. It has stereo speakers with 1 Watt output each with 2 channel HD audio, and also an analog integrated microphone is provided. A 1.3 MP webcam remains a standard in the series. So you should be able to watch HD movies, listen to good music and do video calling on your netbook with no additional hardware.
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It comes with a 250 GB SATA hard drive which runs at 5400 RPM. This is pretty fast and big enough to store all your work stuff and music, movies and photos. You can either have a 3 cell or 6 cell (56 WHr or 60 WHr) Li Ion battery. The battery backup with a standard battery on this machine is said to be around 9.5 hrs. This should be very good given its specs.
When it comes to wireless connectivity, the netbook offers Wi-Fi 802.11g and Bluetooth 2.1. There are a lot of ports on this machine, namely a Kensington lock, RF45 connector, a VGA connector, 3 USB 2.0 ports, 1 audio and 1 mic jack, a TV antenna port, 3 in 1 flash memory reader, SD/SDHC, MMMC, MS/MS Pro memory card slots. Optical drive is optional and you can get an external optical drive which you can connect to one of the USB ports. It weighs around 1.37 kg with a 6 cell battery.
Having all these options, why do you still need a notebook? The netbook is available from Dell at $449.99.