HP Unveils The New 10-Inch Mini 1000 Netbook
Update1: As mentioned, HP ditched the weak VIA C7-M processor in favor of the Atom N270 CPU, coming with a 10.2-inch 1024 x 769 display, instead of the great 1280 x 768 screen on the 2133. You will be able to choose either 512MB, 1GB or 2GB RAM, while the XP version gets only 1GB. Storage wise, HP offers a 60GB 4200 rpm HDD or 8GB/16GB SSD. Other specs include 2 USB ports, an SD slot, VGA webcam, eSATA port, 802.11b/g WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity (optional). The Mini 1000 XP Home edition version, will be available in mid-December, starting at $399, as the Linux MIE version, which is a special Ubuntu-based OS, designed by HP itself, will make a debut in January, for $379.
Update2: Checkout the videos from Notebooks.com after the break.
Update3: March 13th – The Mini 1000 officially gets a 6-cell battery. Those who’ve been anxiously waiting for this one to arrive (probably most of you) can get it for $95.99 (after $20 rebate) from here.