July 20, 2009 at 3:12 pm
The HP Mini 5101 netbook is now on sale in the US from $399. The Mini 5101 is marketed to the business segment and features a magnesium alloy chassis, a fast 7200RPM hard-disk drive, a 95 percent chiclet keyboard with HP DuraKey finish and a protective HDD system called HP 3D DriveGuard.
The Mini 5101 comes with a 10.1-inch (1024 x 600) display powered by a 1.66GHz N280 Atom CPU and 1GB RAM. Various HDD and SDD storage options are offered along with a choice of Windows XP Home, XP Pro, Vista Home Basic, Vista Business, or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 operating systems.
The listed model comes with XP Home, a 4-cell battery (good for 4.5 hours of use), Wi-Fi (Draft-N) and Bluetooth 2.0. You’ll also get three USB ports, a 2MP webcam and card reader. The 6-cell battery and high-resolution (1366 x 768) options do not appear to be available right now.