Dell’s hot-selling Inspiron Mini 10 netbook is getting better with a
fresh new look and longer battery life to go along with technology
enhancements and easy connectivity capabilities that make it a
fashionable and functional must-have for on-the-go people. Updates to
the Mini 10 include optional high definition entertainment bundles that
deliver rich, smooth playback of streaming HD video in addition to Web
surfing, email, listening to music and sharing user-generated content
in real time. Dell expects the redesigned Inspiron Mini 10 to be
available the first part of January 2010.
The new design with 10.1-inch display includes a textured,
smudge-resistant palm rest, sculpted keys and, for the Inspiron Mini 10
mobility bundle, extended-life battery offering up to 9.5 hours of
operation. The Mini 10 can be personalized with a broad range of
optional colors or hundreds of optional custom artwork designs
available in the Dell Design Studio.
The Inspiron Mini 10 will be offered in the coming weeks in a selection
of bundles with distinct features like an HD display, Broadcom Crystal
HD media accelerator, surround sound capability, built in HDTV tuner
for over-the-air local HD broadcasts, or built-in Wi-Fi location
enabled GPS that provides people with real time information to nearby
restaurants, landmarks, maps and entertainment.
Built-in wireless connectivity provides easy, quick access to the
Internet and e-mail. Some models feature Bluetooth and Mobile Broadband
- New Intel Atom N450 processor at 1.66 GHz
- 10.1-inch display with standard (1024×600) or High Definition (1366×768) display available in coming weeks
- Built-in speakers with available SRS Surround sound
- HDTV tuner and location-aware GPS configurations available in coming weeks
- Bundles with Broadcom Crystal HD for smooth HD playback coming in Q1
- Built-in 802.11 b/g wireless with available Bluetooth and Mobile Broadband
- 1GB DDR2 memory at 800MHz
- 160GB or 250GB hard disk drive storage
- Choice of 3 or 6-cell integrated battery with up to 9.5 hours of battery life (Inspiron Mini 10 mobility bundle only).
- Choice of Windows 7 Starter or Windows XP Home, Ubuntu operating
systemoption available in the coming weeks
- Lightweight: Starting at about 2.75 – 3.1 pounds with a 3-cell battery
Inspiron Mini 10 continues to offer some of the best mobile
entertainment options available in a great-looking, compact and
lightweight design," said Brian Pitstick, general manager of Dell’s
mobile products. "With an even better look and great battery life, we
think Mini 10 is the perfect companion PC for anyone who wants to be
entertained and connected wherever they go," he added.