Dell launches Inspiron Mini 12 netbook

Monday, October 27, 2008 Leave a Comment

Dell has unveiled a super-slim netbook but with a display size of 12 inches, which is the biggest netbook in terms of screen size seen so far.

The Inspiron Mini 12 is based on the Intel's new Atom platform and is powered by the 2 Watts Z520 or Z530 processor depending on the model. It offers a battery life of up to three hours for its 3-cell battery and weighs just around 1.24 kilograms.

The laptop comes with a 12.1 inch display and includes everything from Wifi, bluetooth, webcam, 3 USB ports, a card reader, VGA and Ethernet.

The netbook is right now available only in Japan and will be seen in other countries next month. More detailed specs are listed below.

Dell Inspiron Mini 12 Specifications:
CPU: Intel Atom Z520 1.33GHz or Z530 1.6GHz (533Mhz FSB/512KB cache)
RAM: 1 GB DDR2 533 MHz
HDD: 60 or 80 GB
GPU: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 500
Weight: 1.24 Kgs
Screen size: 12.1 inch (1280 x 800 resolution) TFT display
Other Features:
  • Intel 802.11 b/g Wireless LAN mini-card
  • Bluetooth v2.1+EDR
  • 100 Mbps Ethernet
  • Web Camera
I/O Ports:
  • 3 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x Integrated 10/100 LAN (RJ45)
  • 1 x 15-pin VGA video connector
  • 1 x line out
  • 1 x mic-in
  • 1 x 5-in-1 Media Card Reader
  • 1 x AC adapter connector
Price: US $600 (approximately)

Source: Dell