Stylish, sleek and an absolute necessity, that is the way to describe the netbooks of today. Yes, there is surely a lot of chat on tablets but there is nothing really like a lightweight netbook. What better way to do all that you want at any point of today. The market of netbooks today, focuses primarily on students. With a limited budget, cramped up bag space and weight always an issue, these netbooks for modern students is a dream come true. There are a range of netbooks available to select from. All you need to understand is what works best for your requirement. So, check out these top seven netbooks made especially for the modern students of today.
HP Mini 210-1002sa
This is one of the great budget friendly netbooks, offering a perfect balance between cost and functionality. The netbook comes with Windows 7 starter edition and a processor of 1.66Hz. Along with this it has Intel Atom NH450 and 250B of hard drive. The netbook has a RAM of 1GB with the screen size of 10.1 inches. Along with this the netbook also has around 93% of full size keyboard and a 6 cell battery. One of the prime features of HP Mini 210-1002sa is the touchpad lock. Most of us face this challenge while typing that we accidently brush on the touchpad. To resolve this matter, HP has included a button on the top left side of the touchpad that deactivates the touchpad. So no more sudden alphabets.
Sony Vaio X
If appearance along with usability matters to you, then this netbook is the right choice. Coming with Windows 7 operating system and a hard drive of up to 256 GB SSD and a 11.1 inch screen, this is a hot favorite with students. It has a slim line design with built in 3G connectivity and a good battery life. It is extremely lightweight and its brushed metal lid and carbon fiber make up, gives it an elegant look. The performance of Sony Vaio X is also good. With the SSD you can be assured for a faster boot time and also less battery drainage. So, if you require style, performance and ultralight netbook, then go for Sony Vaio X.
One of the cool looking netbooks that is quite popular with students is the Samsung N210. This new netbook has a 10.1 inch screen and comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition. The display is really good with 1152×864 resolutions. The keyboard is also well spaced out. The trackpad is pretty decent and you can just about reach anywhere with a swipe of two fingers. The best thing of this netbook is however its speed with an Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz processor. To top this is the 1GB memory and a hard disk of 250GB. The battery life is also good with over 11 hours of power to support all your work. So, this is a definitely a hot choice with students.
Dell Inspiron Mini 10
Dell Inspiron Mini netbooks, as a range has always been a hit in the market. As add on to this great series is the Dell Inspiron Mini 10. As the name suggests, the netbook has a screen size of 10 inch with a resolution of 1024×600 pixels. The netbook has a great feature of color reproduction and it is completely fun to watch movies on this netbook. Dell Inspiron Mini 10 comes with a glossy design with striking curved edges and a thin chassis. It weighs only 1.3kg and is perfect for students always on the move. The keyboard is one thing that is not compromised at all and can easily pass as one of the best netbook keyboards around.
Acer Ferrari One
Acer Ferrari One is one the best netbooks from Acer. As the name suggests it is highly inspired by the Ferrai one motor race. This 11.6 inch netbook has dual core AMD L310 processor and has a RAM of 2GB with 1.5kg weight. It has just about everything that the students look for in their netbooks today. One of the great features of this netbook is its full size keyboard and an LED backlit screen along with a resolution of 1366×768. It even has all the ports with HDMI, VGA, XGP and 3 USB of 2.0. The netbook comes handy with a webcam of 250GB HDD and has an inbuilt 3G with Wi-Fi and gigabit Ethernet. If you have already started asking what’s more, then yes, there is more. The Dolby Home Theatre plus the full touchpad control is the best found in Acer laptops and netbooks.
If you are familiar with Android 2.1 smartbook, then Toshiba AC100 is the one step ahead. This netbook has 10.1 inch of screen display and runs on 1GHz Nvidia Tegra 250 Mobile Processor. It also features 1024×600 LED backlit display and is around 14mm thick. It is one of the most lightweight netbooks available in a budget. It also has a decent battery life that comes with the special Nvidia’s mobile chip and lasts up to 8 hours. Other than these, the netbook has 3G, Wi-Fi and an HDMI socket. The netbook also has a 1.3 megapixel webcam. So, is this a netbook that you are going to go for?
MSI Wind U160
MSI Wind U160 is one netbook that is evergreen, no matter what comes in its way. It has some of the much expected specifications like a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 processor along with a 1GB RAM and 250GB hard drive space. The netbook comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition and has 10.1 inch screen. If we look into the physical details then it is around 265x165x19.8mm and has a width of 39mm, weighing around 1.2kg. Along with this it also has a 6 cell battery, promising you a decent battery life. The resolution display is 1024×600 pixels and is quite slim in appearance. Also, continuing on the appearance note, the metallic sheen makes this netbook very good to look at.
So, students what is your choice of netbook?