Dell Inspiron Mini 10

Dell Inspiron Mini 10

Product Name: Dell Inspiron Mini 10

Note: Dell has added a 1366×768 HD display option (see link below), shipping on April 15, 2009.

Pre-Order (Shipping April 6, 2009):
Dell Home and Home Office Store

Summary:
– 10″ 16:9 Display, Intel Atom, Netbook
– Search SL’s archives for Inspiron Mini 10 news
Markets: Consumer, Business
Regions: Worldwide
– This Page Updated: April 4, 2009

Notes:
– “Edge-to-Edge 16:9 HD 720p” Display
– “Edge-to-Edge” Keyboard
– Built-in TV Tuner
– Mobile Broadband
– Built-in GPS
– Multi-touch and gesture touchpad (gestures for home screen, scrolls, favorites)
– Touchpad/Mouse Buttons integrated, similar to Apple’s MacBook as far as looks
– Expanded color palette and studio images
– 1.3MP Webcam Option


Related Stories:
Apr 4, 2009: Dell’s Future Plans for its Inspiron Mini 10 and 11
March 30, 2009: Dell Adds HD (1366×768) Displays to Inspiron Mini 10
Mar 8, 2009: Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Review (LAPTOP Mag)
Mar 3, 2009: Dell Inspiron Mini 10 – Look Under the Hood, Ships in April
Feb 18, 2009: Dell Inspiron Mini 10 – More Info, Hands-On, US Release Date
Feb 6, 2009: Dell Inspiron Mini 10 – More Information?
Jan 24, 2009: Dell Inspiron Mini 10, Better Make That the Mini 9
Jan 21, 2009: Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Makes an Appearance
Jan 9, 2009: Dell Announces Inspiron Mini 10, Mentions Adamo

History:
Status: In production
Announced: Jan 9, 2009 (CES)
Available: February, 2009 (US – Feb 26)
Price: Starting at $399 USD

Related Laptops:
– Compliments the Dell Inspiron Mini 9
– Compliments the Dell Inspiron Mini 12

Updates over previous models:
– This is a new line

Models:
– Colors: Obsidian Black, Jade Green, Promise Pink, Alpine White, Cherry Red, Ice Blue
QVC Model (Mar 13, 2009) – $599, Intel Atom Z530, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Windows XP
— QVC Bundle – 4GB SD Card, Corel Paint Shop Pro X2, Computrace LoJack
Tesco Model – 1.33GHz Z520 Atom, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Bluetooth, Windows XP Home

CPU/Platform/Memory:
CPU: Intel Atom Z520 (1.33GHz), Z530 (1.6GHz, 512K L2 Cache) Silverthorne
Chipset: Intel Menlow/Poulsbo
Front-side Bus:
Memory: 533MHz
Memory Capacity: 1GB Fixed

Graphics/Display:
Display: 10″ 16:9 HD or 10.1″ (non-HD)
Resolution: HD 720p 1366×768 or 1024×576 (non-HD)
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Probably Intel
Graphics Memory:
Video Out: 1x VGA, 1x HDMI
Other:

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: Mechanical Serial ATA (SATA) (Probably 2.5″)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 160GB
Optical: External/USB
eSATA Port:
Other:

Connectivity/Networking:
Wireless: 802.11n or 802.11b/g
Bluetooth: Yes (maybe optional)
Mobile Broadband: Yes (optional)
Modem: No
Ethernet: Yes

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone:
Audio I/O: 1x Line-In (Microphone), 1x Line-out (Headphones)
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire:
PC Card/ExpressCard:
Flash/Memory Card Reader:
Keyboard/Mouse: 92% full-size Edge-to-Edge keyboard, Multi-touch and gesture touchpad, 1.3MP Webcam
Other:

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint:
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Windows XP Home, Eventually Microsoft Windows 7
Other Software: Microsoft Works 9.0 on some models
Drivers:
Warranty:

Battery:
Type:
Options: 3-cell (later 6-cell)
Battery Life:

Dimensions:
Width: 10.3 inches / 261 mm
Depth: 7.2 inches / 182.5 mm
Height: 0.94 – 1.1 inches / 24 – 28 mm
Weight: 2.87 pounds / 1.3 kg