Desktops and Notebooks: First Look at Dell's Inspiron Mini 10 Laptop

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2009-02-19
 
 
 

First Look at Dells Inspiron Mini 10 Laptop

by Nicholas Kolakowski

First Look at Dells Inspiron Mini 10 Laptop

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Dell's Inspiron Mini 10 weighs in at 2.86 pounds, and features a keyboard that is 92 percent of full size. It also comes in a variety of colors, including Obsidian Black, Alpine White and Ice Blue.

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The Dell Mini 10's 10.1-inch screen size makes it slightly smaller than its immediate predecessor in the Mini family, the Mini 12, which had a 12.1-inch screen.

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The Dell Mini 10 carries a 1.33-megapixel Webcam, 802.11g wireless technology, a 160GB hard disk drive and 1GB of RAM.

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Processor-wise, the Mini 10 can include either the Intel Atom Z520 or the Intel Atom Z530, which have clock speeds of 1.33GHz and 1.6GHz, respectively.

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The Mini 10 starts at $399. Dell, desiring to boost its retail profile, has made the PC available not only on its Web site starting Feb. 26, but also through QVC, the home shopping television channel.

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