HP Mini 1000 Netbook Is I4U Top 100 Holiday Gift Tip #74

Posted: Oct 31 2008, 3:05pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 11:23am CDT, in Holiday Gift Guide


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HP announced a new netbook series with the HP Mini 1000 this week. The HP Mini 1000 is coming in lots of configurations to cater to your needs or the needs of your loved ones.
Netbooks will be one of the top holiday gifts this year. These little notebooks are affordable, small and get the job done without the Desktop or Multimedia Notebook overhead. Our Top 10 Notebooks and Netbooks Gift Guide is therefore heavy on the netbook side.
Features of the HP Mini 1000 include 8.9 or 10.2 inch screen options, Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz CPU, Wi-fi, near-full-size keyboard, up to 16GB SSD or HDD, webcam, and Windows XP.
Besides the standard HP Mini 1000, HP will also offer an HP Mini 1000 Vivienne Tam Edition and HP Mini 1000 with MIE running Linux.

For Whom:

For anybody who is a casual computer user or would like a second highly portable notebook/netbook. The HP Mini 1000 comes in many configuration options so you can adjust the netbook to what the main usages are.

The Good:

  • Feature packed
  • Many configuration options
  • Vista, XP or Linux
  • Good Price

The Bad:

  • Battery could be bigger

Where to Buy:

The new HP Mini 1000 is offered on Amazon.com in various configurations. See also the HP Store for more deals and configuration options.

See all of our top 10 gift tips in the Notebook category.
Explore all of our Top 100 Holiday gift Tips 2008.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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