Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Dell Inspiron Mini 9

Product summary

The good:More configurable than other Netbooks; good battery life; XP and Linux OS options.

The bad:Some awkward keyboard compromises; no SSD options larger than 16GB.

The bottom line:Dell's entry into the Netbook market means it's time to take these low-cost, low-power PCs seriously. The Inspiron Mini 9 is an excellent example of the form, if not radically different from the competition.

Specifications:Processor: Intel ® ATOM (1.6 GHz); RAM installed: 512 MB DDR2 SDRAM; Display: 8.9;


  • Notebook typeNetbook


  • ProcessorIntel ® ATOM N270 / 1.6 GHz


  • Installed Size512 MB
  • TechnologyDDR2 SDRAM


  • Hard Drive4 GB


  • Display Type8.9


  • Graphics Processor / VendorIntel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950

Operating System / Software

  • OS ProvidedUbuntu Linux version 8.0.4

Greenpeace 'Guide to Greener Electronics'

  • Greenpeace 'Guide to Greener Electronics' manufacturer rating (June 2008)4.5
  • Greenpeace 'Guide to Greener Electronics' manufacturer rating (Mar 2008)7.3

Where to buy

Dell Inspiron Mini 9:$349.00
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Dell, Inc. 
$349.00Yes5.0 star rating

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