Dell Mini 9 Cancelled The Extra Cost For Alpine White Casing

Dell Mini 9 are available in 2 colors in the first release: Obsidian Black and Alpine White.

Slash Gear has recently pointed out that the Alpine White version, which initially cost $25 as an “upgrade” option is now dropped to $0. This means that both Obsidian Black and Alpine White version of Dell Mini 9 are now selling at the same rate.  I wonder if those who have purchased the Alpine White version with extra cost previously would get a refund..

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Asus Eee PC 900A Now In Gold And Blue

Asus will be rolling out 2 new colors, Blue and Gold, for the Eee PC 900A.

Other hardware specs for the Eee PC 900A remain unchanged. Price for the new colors Eee PC is not stated, but is expected to remain the same.

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LG Announce Xnote Mini, the New 10-inch Netbook

LG from South Korea has announced a new netbook model, Xnote Mini, which is claimed to be the lightest netbook from Korean company.

The Xnote Mini is a 10-inch netbook with a customized keyboard for more comfortable typing. The rest of the features are pretty similar to other netbooks.

Specification:

  • Intel Atom processor rated at 1.6GHz
  • 160GB HDD
  • 1GB RAM
  • Wi-Fi and 3G access
  • Built-in 1.3-megapixel camera
  • 3-cell battery
  • Three USB ports, an SD card reader, VGA port and Ethernet jack
  • Windows XP
LG Xnote Mini In 3 Colors

LG Xnote Mini In 3 Colors

Cute Xnote Mini Netbook (and girls..)

Cute Xnote Mini Netbook (and girls..)

Availability and price for Xnote mini is unknown at this time.

Asus Eee PC to Feature 3.75G Connectivity

Asus has announced that the Eee PC netbook will be added with 3.75G mobile broadband connectivity, enabling convenient and high-speed access to the Internet anytime, anywhere.

According to Asus,

No longer bound to Internet hotspots, 3.75G-equipped Eee PC™ users will be able to enjoy low latency mobile broadband Internet access at high downlink and uplink speeds of up to 7.2 Mbps and 2 Mbps** respectively, regardless of where they are—ensuring a seamless connected experience on the go.

Asus Eee PC 901 will be the first model to get the 3.75G connectivity, which will be released from October 2008 onward. Services like Internet answering service will no longer needed with the 3.75G mobile broadband connectivity from Asus.

Samsung NC10 Netbook Officially Launched

Not wanting to left behind the netbook race, Samsung has released the NC10 netbook which will be available in the coming October.

Like most other netbooks on the market, the specs of the NC10 from Samsung is pretty standard:

  • 10.2 inch SuperBright LED display
  • 1,024 x 600 resolution
  • Intel Atom processor
  • 80GB/160GB hard drive
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Bluetooth 2.0 support
  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • 3-in-1 memory card reader
  • VGA out
  • Three USB 2.0 ports

A unique feature for this netbook is the Silver Nano Technology which makes the keyboard an anti-bacterial surface.

Toshiba First Netbook: NB105

Toshiba is joining the netbook race with the new Satellite NB105, which was announced recently by Toshiba Mexico.

The 8.9-inch Toshiba Satellite NB105 will be featuring the following specs:

  • 1.6GHz Intel’s Atom processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 120GB hard drive
  • 1024×600 LED backlight display
  • GMA 950 integrated graphics
  • built-in web camera
  • Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections
  • 3 USB ports, and an SD card slot
  • Windows XP operating system

The mini laptop from Toshiba will be released in Mexico on November. US availability and price is still unknown at this point.

Averatec Unveils Buddy Netbook

Averatec has recently unveiled a 10.2-inch netbook, which is known as the Buddy.

This new netbook will features the following spec:

  • Intel Atom 1.6GHz processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 160GB hard drive
  • 10″ display
  • Windows XP

On a closer look, we can easily notice that the Buddy Netbook from Averatec is pretty close to the G1IL from ECS. One would think that the Buddy netbook is just a rebrand of  ECS G1IL.

The Averatec Buddy will be available for $449. More info are available on the company’s press release.