Portable tablets have been booming the PC markets already; still HP is here to remind us that the netbook isn’t forgotten yet. And with that, the company has rolled out another addition to the netbook industry – the HP Mini 1103. The mini-laptop is dubbed as the perfect travel companion and it is targeted towards small businesses and mobile users who need Windows apps while out travelling.
The HP Mini 1103 offers specs and features including a 10.1- inch LED backlit display at 1024 by 600 pixel resolution. The machine is powered by Intel Atom N455 running at 1.66 GHz or N475 at 1.8 GHz processors. The HP Mini 1103 netbook also features up to 2GB of RAM and consumers can also choose between 160GB or 320GB hard disk drives. It also gets an Intel GMA 3150 graphics card and an option for Integrated HP Mobile Broadband. In addition to the specs, the device features 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for connectivity. An integrated VGA webcam is also present for video chat. It also offers a 93 percent QWERTY keyboard and touchpad with two soft-touch buttons and scroll zone, three USB 2.0 ports, VGA output, and a media card reader. The netbook is really one portable device with its total weight of 2.78 pounds, but can fluctuate depending on your battery choice between a 3-cell and a 6-cell battery.
Finally, the Mini 1103 features HP’s QuickSync technology which allows users to synchronize files and the HP QuickWeb software. It will be pre-installed with the Windows 7 Starter, but SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 or FreeDOS can also be chosen depending on mobile user. The HP Mini 1103 comes in classic black color and will have its release date in December and starts at a price of $299. Meanwhile, take a look at the image of the netbook below.