Dell Inspiron Mini 9 is an 8.9˝ netbook with some impressive features. This netbook is powered with 1.6GHz N270 Intel Atom Processor with 1GB memory or 8GB Flash SSD for the Linux version. The exterior of the netbook is covered in glossy plastics with smooth lines and rounded edges. Mini 9 is much easy to upgrade than most of the other netbooks. Dell Inspiron Mini 9 is using standard notebook DDR2 RAM, a mini PCIe SSD card and standard wireless mini cards.
Mini 9 offers either Windows XP or a customized Ubuntu Linux operating system. Dozens of useful applications are preloaded in Mini 9 from email to listening music and watching movies. Almost every application on this netbook is useful as well as easy to use. Most of the netbooks have firm keyboards because of the fact that the chassis is small and there is no empty space inside the keyboard to flex and bounce.
The glossy LED backlit display is nice and vibrant with colors and good contrast. The netbook consists of three USB ports, Ethernet/LAN, VGA, multi-card reader, Memory Stick Pro, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi and audio jacks. Mini 9 will deliver three hours and 38 minutes of battery life. The screen resolution is 1024 x 600 pixels and there is a 1.3 megapixels webcam above the screen and two small speaker grilles below the screen.
Mini 9 netbook is small, light and easy to carry. It is very well build and durable. The netbook has a four cell 32WHr lithium-ion battery. The battery will last for 2 hours and 39 minutes when simulation productivity uses and three hours and 29 minutes while in reader mode. Mini 9 includes a copy of Microsoft’s Works basic productivity suite. The touchpad of Mini 9 is the best.