The notebook market is booming right now despite the bad economy. Netbooks are one of the hottest sellers in the notebook category thanks to the typically lower selling price. The netbook has come a long way since Asus pioneered the genre with its Eee and today most PC makers have a netbook of their own.
One of the newest netbooks on the market comes from HP. HP announced today that it has added three new netbook models to its Mini 1000 line. The Mini 1000 weighs slightly more than two pounds and is less than one inch thick. Two screen sizes are now available including an 8.9-inch and a 10.2-inch LCD, The screen resolution is 1024 x 600 and uses LED backlighting.
Other features for the line include dual USB ports, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and available 3G connectivity. 3G versions are expected by December. The system is powered by an Atom N270 and features a keyboard 92% of normal size. The Mini 1000 will run Windows XP and offer HDD or SSD options.