The new Dell Latitude 2110 netbook is targeted at the “large enterprise clients and government agencies“, but should work good for all kinds of business users. The netbook comes with tamper-proof keyboards and anti-microbial rubber coating should be a great assurance for those of you who may do a lot of traveling through the year.
Here are some technical specifications and features available with the new Latitude 2110 netbook from Dell
Platform : Windows XP Home, 7 Starter, Vista Home Basic or Ubuntu Linux 9.10
Dimension : 10.1 inches and 1024 x 600 OR 1366 x 768 pixel resolution
Processor : 1.83GHz Intel Atom N470
Memory : 1GB RAM
Storage : 16GB or 64GB SSD or 160GB-250GB hard drive
Connectivity : Wi-Fi b/g/n
Camera : 2.0-megapixel webcam
Battery : 6 cell
Colors : Red, Black and Blue
The much awaited Asus Eee PC 1215N netbook PC is expected to be unveiled on May 13 and the device is expected to go on sale starting July. These are some of the information unearthed recently. Here are the expected technical specifications of the upcoming netbook PC.
Display : 12 inches
Processor : dual-core 1.5GHz Pine Trail Atom N500
GPU : NVIDIA’s Ion GPU
Resolution : 1080p HD
Netbook News writes,
“According to AllAboutEeePc the 1215 is also going to get Optimus which is meant to seamlessly & intelligently switch between the two graphic options present on the device. Integrated GMA 3150 on the CPU And dedicated Nvidia G318 used by the ION Chip.”
Ever had that burning desire to throw your iPad away and get back to a netbook instead? No worries, Clamcase is here just for you. The Clamcase is being marketed as “the all-in-one keyboard, case and stand for iPad” that will not only provide you with a physical, Bluetooth connected keyboard, but will also offer a safe casing for the all-vulnerable iPad.
The price and launch date for the Clamcase is unknown. However, you can follow the website here. We will let you know when details become available.
It is not often that 8.9″ netbooks make an appearance these days. Consumers have been increasingly moving towards 10.1″ netbooks lately. However Asus has been trying to revive the gone days with a 8.9″ Eee PC netbook which has all the classic touch to it.
Here are the notable technical specifications
Display : 8.9 inches 1024 x 600
Processor : 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270
Memory : 1GB RAM
Storage : 160GB hard drive
Platform : Windows XP (!??)
Battery : 4 cell
2 USB ports
O2 has announced the launch of a new Asus UL30A netbook PC for business travellers. The netbook is 3G based allowing you to do away with the dongle. The device shall launch in May and will come with a 2 year contract that will set you back by £30 a month.
Here are the notable features and tech specs on Asus UL30A
13.3″ HD screen
Windows 7 Premium OS Intel ULV Core 2 Duo processor
3GB Internal memory
320GB hard drive storage
In a bid to bolster its revenues, Acer has a few plans up its sleeves for May. The company has revealed that it shall be unveiling a launching a fresh suite of mobile internet devices (MID) aimed at the mobile customer.
According to Acer CEO and President, Gianfranco Lanci, the new suite of products will employ version 4.0 of the Shell user interface besides incorporating 3G wireless connectivity.
Netbooks and laptops account for close to 69% of the company’s revenues and the new suite of products will help the company retain its leadership in the netbook segment where Acer is currently the market leader.
Folks at TechRadar have dug out some interesting details regarding the launch and price of the much anticipated Google Chrome OS netbooks. In a recent conversation, Eric Schmidt has revealed that the Chrome OS netbook could make it to the market by the beginning of 2011.
He has also revealed that the tentative price for the device could be around $300-$400. Explaining the low cost, Schmidt says,
“Those prices are completely determined, by the way, by the costs of the glass, the costs of the processor and things like that, but in our case Chrome OS and Android are free so there is no software tax associated with all of this”
Ok, so there is enough time before we need to get excited about all this.
Samsung has introduced a touch screen version of its NB30 netbook announced earlier this year. The new touch screen enabled alternative comes with features very similar to the original Samsung NB30 netbook though the price is on the higher side.
Here are the crucial tech specs of the new touch screen based netbook device
Dimensions : 264 x 188.9 x 39mm (1.26 kg)
Processor: Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz
Operating system: Windows Starter Edition 7
Internal Memory: 1GB DDT2
Display: 10.1″ WSVGA screen, 1024 x 600 pixels, LED without gloss
Storage : 160GB or 250GB at 5400rpm
Graphics processor : Intel GMA X3150
Connectivity : WiFi 802.11b/g/n, LAN, Bluetooth 2.1
Battery : 6 Cell Lithium Ion
Price : €399 (about $545)
The only thing to brood is that the price is way higher than the non-touch screen version (€279 or $380)
If you have been following Lenovo’s netbook series, you may be aware of Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3 model. Well, the new Lenovo IdeaPad S30-3S model is an evolution of S10-3 and retains the beautiful chiclet keyboard while the new netbook comes with an improved case design and curvy corners.
The netbook is expected to sell at a starting price of $380.
Processor :Intel Atom N470
Display : 10.1” HD LED backlight display, 16:9 widescreen
Resolution : 1280×720 or 1024×600
Graphics Card : Intel GMA 3150 Integrated Graphics
Internal Memory : Up to 2GB DDR2 DRAM at 533MHz
Hard Drive Space : 160GB/250GB/320GB or 16GB/32GB SSD
Connectivity : 802.11bg/bgn Wi-Fi, 10/100M LAN, Optional Bluetooth and 3G CDMA
Accessories : 3x USB 2.0 port, 5-in-1 card reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS pro/XD), Headphone, Mic, VGA
The iPad is launching tomorrow and a series of new tablet PCs are coming to the market this summer. Will the growing number of tablet PCs lead to the demise of netbook computers?
While it is not clear what effect the launch of tablet devices has has on this, it is now being reported that HP might be quitting the 10″ netbooks segment owing to reducing profits from these netbooks.
Taiwanases publication Digitimes has reported that HP may quit the 10 inch netbooks segment due to lower profits from Intel Pine Trail-based netbooks. The company is expected to ramp up its focus on AMD-based 11.6-inch notebooks instead.
Quoting a source, DigiTimes writes,
“Most of the second-tier and white-box netbook vendors have already quit the market after first-tier players started cutting their netbook prices in the second half of 2009 to compete for market share.”