baby laptop advice please

  Smokeyone 09:59 15 Aug 09

I have been looking at getting a baby laptop - just for the odd movie, music, e-mails, web surfing etc. Nothing too serious work wise.
Any opions on this model please for the money which has a 8.9" screen although I know there are slightly smaller laptops around....

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Thanks very much

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:58 15 Aug 09

Will be good enough for your requirements
the Acer or the MSI Wind are probably the best two small machines around at the moment

  GaT7 11:10 15 Aug 09

Please be aware that netbooks do not have an optical drive.

Also, the 8.9" size can be a bit of a disappointment for some people in actual use, so I'd strongly recommend visiting a shop (like PCWorld) just to get a better idea of this.

You may want something a little larger & more powerful too - a Samsung NC10 click here or MSI Wind U100 click here / click here might be more suitable.

More to consider click here, before you make a decision. G

  Smokeyone 13:15 15 Aug 09

Thank you both for your advice. Had not realised that the larger screen machines are virtually the same overall size as the asus.

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