Official: HP 2133 Mini-Note PC

HP Compaq 2133 Mini-Note Surprise, Surprise, HP has officially announced the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC this morning.

It will be starting at $499 and will be available later this month.

It’s being geared towards the education market as well as those seeking a very mobile/lightweight notebook (or subnotebook as some are calling them).

Some choice excerpts from the press release:
“To help schools offer affordable computing to every student, HP today introduced a full-function, mini-notebook PC priced starting under $500.(1)

Designed for the education market, the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC is flexible enough for students to use from the classroom to the family room.”

““Education shouldn’t end at the bell,” said Jeri Callaway, vice president and general manager, Personal Systems Group – Americas, HP. “HP believes providing each student with an affordable, creative multimedia tool like the HP Mini will better prepare them to live, learn and work in an information-rich society.””

“Business and mobile professionals value the same mobility, usability and cost concerns of the education market. The HP Mini provides mobile professionals a sleek, lightweight device that provides access to information and the ability to collaborate with others as well as to communicate via email, instant messaging or even blogging.”

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