Dell Inspiron Mini 10: Jack of All Trades
The highly portable Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (model iM1012-687OBK) is everything you want in a mobile companion with easy Wi-Fi connectivity for on-the-go productivity, access to your favorite entertainment, and smooth video playback via the brightly colorful 10.1-inch screen. Redesigned for 2010, the Mini 10 now features a newly streamlined case with forward hinge design and it includes a textured, smudge-resistant palm rest and sculpted keys on the near-full-size keyboard. It also combines the power of the latest Intel Atom N450 processor (NM10 Express chipset) with a 6-cell battery for up to 6 hours of battery power.
The newly redesigned Dell Inspiron Mini 10 comes in a range of bright colors.
The new forward hinge design of the Mini 10 in Obsidian Black.
A new textured palm rest helps resist smudges.
The Mini 10 includes three USB ports, a VGA video output, and 3-in-1 memory card reader.
You'll be able to surf the Web, chat with friends (both via text and using the integrated 1.3-megapixel webcam), and upload on-the-go photos to blogs or social networking sites. Standard built-in Wi-Fi wireless connectivity means quick and easy Internet access to hotspots in the home, on campus, in a local coffee shop, or in the office. It comes in a range of colors, including this model's Obsidian Black.
It comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter operating system, which combines the latest in reliability and responsiveness with the familiarity and compatibility of Windows. It includes new Windows 7 features like Jump Lists to help you to better find and manage files, and connecting to printers and peripherals is easier than ever.
Note: This netbook does not come with an integrated optical drive; you can connect an optional external drive via one of the netbook's USB ports.
- Bright 10.1-inch widescreen display (1024 x 600) with a 16:9 aspect ratio that is designed to present websites without lots of left-right scrolling, as well as with a smoother line of sight
- 92 percent full-sized, spill-resistant keyboard with curved keys for easy typing.
- 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N450 processor (512 KB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB) combines performance and energy efficiency to explore the Internet and stay connected while mobile.
- 160 GB hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 1 GB of RAM (800 MHz; 2 GB maximum capacity from single RAM slot)
- Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 video processor with up to 384 MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory
- 1.3-megapixel webcam integrated into the display bezel for easy video chats and conferencing
- 54g Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g)
- Three USB 2.0 ports
- VGA video output for connecting to an external monitor
- Stereo speakers with headphone and microphone jacks
- Fast Ethernet (10/100)
- 3-in-1 memory card reader compatible with Secure Digital (SD/SDHC), Multi-Media Card (MMC), and Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro) media
- Dell Remote Access enables you to easily access photos, music, movies and more on your home system using another Internet-connected computer. No more waiting until you get home to get the files you need.
- 2 GB of online storage with Box.net. enables you to keep important files online for easy access. Dell has partnered with Box.net to provide 2 GB of free Internet storage for every Inspiron Mini 10 customer. Store, access, collaborate and share any type of file through a secure, simple and intuitive web browser experience. Plus, you can purchase larger accounts to store more files.
- Dell DataSafe Online optional online backup service (additional charges applicable) offers data protection by enabling you to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is designed to be easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.
- Windows 7 Starter makes small notebook PCs easier to use because it puts less between you and what you want to do--less waiting, less clicking, less hassle connecting to networks. And Starter combines the latest in reliability and responsiveness with the familiarity and compatibility of Windows.
- Get more features with Windows Anytime Upgrade. It's the best way to add features to Windows 7, takes as few as ten minutes, requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process.
- Pre-loaded software includes Microsoft Works SE 9.0 for word processing and spreadsheet work.
- Up to 6 hours of battery life
- Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.8 x 1.3 inches (WxDxH)
- Weight: 3.1 pounds
What's in the box
This package includes the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (iM1012-687OBK), 6-cell rechargeable battery, AC adapter, and printed documentation. It's backed by a 1-year limited warranty with mail-in service.
The centrally located, easy-to-use Dell Support Center application offers provides personalized support resources. Conveniently located on your PC's desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources. You'll be able to keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
The Dell Inspiron Mini 1012.
The Inspiron Mini 10 has best in class industrial design with integrated battery design in an adorable drift design. The combination of processor and battery technology delivers long battery life to keep the computer running from dawn to dusk. The netbook also has options that could keep you entertained with smooth watching of high definition video on a high definition screen.