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. Here is more info:
"At slightly more than two and one-half pounds, the HP Mini is smaller and lighter than many math or science books. It includes a suite of wireless, multimedia and security capabilities to allow students to learn everywhere they go - from class to home, from field trips to vacations.
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.
The HP Mini is packed with a combination of features to boost productivity and improve the overall mobile experience, including:
-Simple, refined design and anodized aluminum shell that is sleek and sturdy yet lightweight; -HP DuraKeys, featuring a clear coating applied over the notebook keyboard that protects the finish and printed letters and characters; -An HP 3D DriveGuard, which sends a signal to shut down the hard drive upon sudden movement or shock by using a three-axis digital accelerometer chip -Scratch-resistant display and magnesium hinge bracket -A large 8.9-inch diagonal WXGA display, user-friendly full keyboard (QWERTY) and touchpad; -Ability to view video, still-image capture, web conferencing or video-enhanced instant messaging with no additional hardware to buy or carry. An optional integrated VGA webcam enables video and still-image capture to allow the addition of photos and video clips to presentations, documents and email; -Two battery solutions ? three-cell for lightest-weight configurations or optional six-cell for longer battery life; -Wireless technologies such as integrated Wi-Fi Certified WLAN and optional Bluetooth, allowing students to access the Internet as well as communicate via email, IM, chat, VOIP and blogging. The wireless technologies also enable connections at hotspots as well as with Bluetooth devices such as printers, mice and headsets; and -Optional Absolute Software?s Computrace allows IT professionals to work with local law enforcement to track and help recover stolen or missing computers, inventory computers district wide and detect changes in hardware and software.
Operating system- Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic Processors available- VIA C7-M ULV processor (1.2 GHz, 128 KB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB) Memory- 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM Memory slots- 1 DIMM Hard drive- 160 GB 5400 rpm SATA Display size- 8.9-inch diagonal WXGA Graphics- VIA Chrome 9 Integrated camera- VGA camera Audio- ADI1984HD High Definition CODEC; 24-bit DAC; Integrated stereo speakers; Stereo headphone/line out; Stereo microphone in Ports- 2 USB 2.0 1 microphone in 1 headphone/line-out 1 external VGA monitor 1 RJ-45 1 AC power
Slots- 1 Express Card/54 1 secure digital Communication features Network interface 10/100/1000 NIC Wireless Broadcom 802.11a/b/g Bluetooth 2.0
Weight- 2.8 lb (1.27 kg) Dimensions (w x d x h)- 10.04 x 6.5 x 1.05 in (255 x 165 x 27 mm) What's in the box- Battery 3-cell (28 WHr) high capacity Lithium-Ion Manageability Security management Configuration Control Hardware; Memory Change Alert; Ownership Tag; Setup Password; Power-On Password; Kensington Lock Slot
Warranty - year(s) HP Services includes a one-year standard parts and labor warranty, pick-up or carry-in, and toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support (depending on model). On-site service and warranty upgrades are also available. Pricing and availability
The HP 2133 Mini-Note PC starts at $499 and is expected be available later this month."
Actually the $499 configuration gives you the SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, VIA C7-M ULV processor (1.0 GHz, 128 KB L2 cache, 400 MHz FSB), 512 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, 4 GB Flash Module hard drive and no built-in Bluetooth.
If you want the Windows Vista, VIA C7-M ULV processor (1.2 GHz, 128 KB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB), 1 GB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, 160 GB 5400 rpm SATA drive and with Bluetooth, it will cost you $849. And for this price you can get a pretty powerful regular laptop.