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Dell Inspiron Mini 10 offers larger keyboard

Digital TV tuner planned as an option

Dell has expanded its family of netbooks with the Inspiron Mini 10. The netbook range, which was initially launched last year with the Inspiron Mini 9 now features the 10.1in laptop that has an edge-to-edge widescreen display.

The netbook also benefits from a larger keyboard, which Dell says is 92 percent the size of a standard keyboard, as well as a multi-gesture touchpad to make navigation easy.

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The Inspiron Mini 10 features 1GB of RAM and either a 120GB or 160GB hard-drive. It comes pre-loaded with Windows XP Home.

Users will also benefit from Wi-Fi and optional Bluetooth connectivity, as well as a webcam, an HDMI output that allows content stored on the netbook to be viewed on a HD screen and 2GB of free online storage.

Dell says it is also planning to offer a number of optional extras for the Inspiron Mini 10 later in the year. These include an internal digital TV tuner, mobile broadband, built-in GPS, 2GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive, and even the Ubuntu 8.04 OS.

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The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 is available in a number of colours including black, white, red and blue. Priced from £299, the Inspiron Mini 10 will be available this week.

See also: Dell takes on Psion to save the netbook


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