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.”
“â€œEducation shouldnâ€™t end at the bell,â€ said Jeri Callaway, vice president and general manager, Personal Systems Group â€“ Americas, HP. â€œHP 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.â€”
“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.”