Unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum, the Inspiron Duo is an Atom-powered netbook running Windows 7. Oh and also its 10-inch screen can be swiveled 180 degrees, turning the device into a tablet.
Images have surfaced of a new ASUS Eee PC encased in a gorgeous aluminum body. The striking compact PC was selected for this year’s reddot design award, and should ship later this year.
Lenovo’s 10″ Skylight targets the netbook crowd, weighing under 2 lbs and offering 3G, Wi-Fi, and up to 10 hours of battery life; it’ll be sold directly or through AT&T at a subsidized price.
Available 1/2010, Dell’s 10.1″ Inspiron Mini 10 gets a full makeover with a streamlined case, Atom N450 CPU, optional HD accelerator, HDTV tuner, GPS, Wi-fi, and 6-cell battery.
Timbuk2’s bike-friendly bags expand to netbooks with the T-Pack; built specifically for 10″ or under laptops, it features air mesh padding, a ballistic nylon and a power brick pocket.
Nokia makes the leap to laptops with the Booklet 3G, a 10.1″ netbook; it’s powered by Atom with 3G/HSPA, A-GPS, Ovi Maps, swappable SIM card, HDMI out, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
No, it’s not making off with your laptop–ReBo:Do Three is a semi-autonomous robot which accepts any Windows, Linux or Mac netbook to guide its array of IR navigation sensors.
Lenovo’s first use of NVIDIA’s Ion platform in a netbook, the IdeaPad S12 packs a 12.1″ LED backlit screen, full-size keyboard, 1080p playback, HDMI-out and a weight under 3 lbs.
Acer finally drops official pictures for the Aspire One 751, above; the 11.6″ barely-a-netbook features an Atom 1.3GHz Z520, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, and weighs just under 3 lbs.
Sharp’s Mebius PC-NJ70A 10.1″ metbook is the first to walk the talk with a 4″ LCD touchscreen trackpad; it features 854×480 happy pixels that’ll accept both fingers and styluses.
It’s tough to find any real differences between Dell’s Vostro A90 and Mini 9, because there aren’t any: the real changes are the lack of bloatware and North American tech support.
A slightly tweaked version of yesterday’s N110, the Samsung N120 keeps the same 10.1″ display but gets a full-sized 12.1″ keyboard and an increased battery life of 10.5 hours.
Samsung’s 10.1″ N310 notebook is an oddball; its curvy design and colors make it look like a toy, but the LED display, 3G module and 93% chiclet keyboard are crave-worthy features.
A modest update over Samsung’s NC10, the N110 mini notebook keeps its 1.6GHz Atom CPU and 1GB RAM, but gets a battery boost to 7 hours, a longer touchpad and a glossy lid.
Asus’ 10″ Eee PC 1008HA is a netbook in a sleek form factor clearly inspired by the MacBook Air; specs: 1″ thick, 2.4 lbs, Atom 1.6GHz CPU, Windows XP, 1GB RAM and 160GB HDD.
True to their name, AlwaysInnovating’s 8.9″ Touch Book features a touchscreen that detaches to serve as a tablet; other features include internal USB ports, Linux OS and an ARM CPU.
Dell’s Mini 10 netbook is available today; ideal for those who think 9″ is too small and 12″ too big, it comes with a 10.1″ 16:9 display, HDMI port, 1GB RAM and up to a 160GB HDD.
Acer’s 10.1″ Aspire One is now available at Amazon; other than a larger screen, the chief differences over the outgoing 8.9″ model are a double-size 6-cell battery and 0.7 lb increase.
At only $249, Dell’s Mini 9n is pretty cheap, even for a mini-notebook; you’ll be running Ubuntu with only 512MB RAM and no webcam, but it’s available with no strings attached.
We’ve never heard of Gdium, but we’re intrigued by their 10″ Liberty 1000 netbook; it features a removable 8GB or 16GB SSD USB “G-key;” simply unplug it to secure your files.
Apple has no intentions to go the Netbook route, but we like this MacBook Mini concept by Isamu Sanada; it’s a clutch similar to the Vaio P, albeit with a nifty folding form factor.
MSI’s U115 Hybrid Netbook takes a page out of Apple’s MBP playbook: it has the ability to run both SSD and HDD drives as well as selectively turn off the HDD to save power.
The NC20 is Samsung’s followup to its NC10 netbook, with a larger 12.1″ display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1GB RAM and 160GB HDD; instead of an Atom CPU, it uses a VIA Nano U225.
If you can stomach the two-year, $60/month AT&T DataConnect contract, Radio Shack is offering Acer’s Inspire One netbook for the rock bottom price of $99; the price is good until 12/24.
Asus’ Eee PC 1002HA is their mid-range “style” netbook, with a brushed aluminum case, Atom N270 CPU, 1 GB RAM and 160 GB HDD. The two-cell battery seems weak, but lasts 5 hours.
HP’s Mini 1000 is a 10.2″ netbook that stands apart from other offerings, with a sleeker “clutch” style form-factor and your choice of XP or a custom HP MIE OS that uses Ubuntu Linux.
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