Please share our article, every link counts! The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch What you don’t get are any sort of gesture controls as you do with the Eee PC and The main purpose of the redesign was to reduce costs and the Wind U is very affordable, but that price also comes with RAM that can’t be upgraded and a battery life that is on the lower end of six cell netbook models. It is small and light, it has all you need from a notebook and it is as mobile as it gets. We showed the machine to a dozen computer enthusiasts and non-geeks, including a few girls, and they all agree that this notebook looks great.

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If you care more about price than endurance, then the U is worth considering. While neither model had the necessary resolution to complete CNET Labs’ Photoshop benchmark and performed as expected on our iTunes test–well behind a Core 2 Duo laptop with double the memory and ahead of the Celeron-based Asus Eee PC that featured half the memory–we were surprised by the Wind’s poor showing on our multimedia multitasking test.

With that in mind, this device comes highly recommended. Even after a couple of days with the MSI Wind, we still found ourselves momentarily stymied by pressing the middle of the mouse button.

PC Authority The netbook market is now a h100 old, and it’s worth reflecting on how things have changed over that time, particularly when it comes to considering a refresh of one of our favourites from last years crop of netbook models: The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of Exclusion of Windows XP and smaller display are not enough to make a significant price and functional difference.


The system is well built and covered in high quality paint wjnd is very fingerprint resistant.

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But other solidly-built mini-notebooks are just around the corner, including Lenovo’s S10 and probably an entry from Dell this Autumn. The original MSI Wind burst onto the scene in spectacular fashion, nabbing the first-ever Editors’ Choice in the netbook category.

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: The Wind U Luxury is a netbook alternative from MSI, which attracts attention especially due to its built-in components and a promised long-life battery.

It feels well built and not like a cheap plastic toy like the first Eee PC we reviewed last year. The keyboard is a lot more comfortable, with bigger keys and a more responsive action. The case has more squared corners and mixed color scheme that give aind a sleek design.

To cideo with the extra power, you’ll notice the fan kicks in to life and stays on for the duration you run Turbo Boost. The Asus Eee PC puts that extra money toward a solid-state drive and bigger battery–two items that allowed it to run for more than 3 hours longer than the MSI Wind on a single charge. It’s a great design and benefits from vieeo excellent keyboard and screen, but it’s let down by battery life that cannot compete with the Eee PC and undercut by a re-branded version, making you think twice.

MSI Wind Series

Please share our article, every link counts! The touch pad is a tiny 2 inches wide by 1. The 80GB wihd drive is a standard laptop hard disc that has been partitioned into two.

They feature the wire-free tidiness of a laptop, combined with the big screen of a desktop PC. MSI made a large splash in the laptop market when it released the Wind U, the first inch netbook.


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It vidro small and light, it has all you need from a notebook and it is as mobile as it gets. Netbooks im Test Source: The Bad Wimpy three-cell battery is only option at the moment; no This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding It’s an interesting idea, but the results are mixed.

The MSI Wind U strikes the right balance between portability, power, and comfort, making it a top choice among inexpensive ultraportable laptops.

Power saving version u10 the Atom N with additional Virtualization Support and more power saving techniques. We also like the inclusion of an SSD drive, but we wish it had a larger storage capacity.

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MSI’s Wind netbooks have been well received and extensively rebranded by many manufacturers, including Medion and Advent. While that may help battery life, it did not help the Wind when multitasking.

While the chassis and basic design hasn’t changed much, the Wind has picked up a few handy updates over the last couple months that help keep it wibd with the onslaught of new netbook offerings. As we mentioned in our review of thethe specifications and performance are very similar, and both machines have key advantages.