Pros

  • Great keyboard / mouse controls
  • Superior business-ready software suite

Cons

  • Tinny speakers
  • Sound is a little tinny.

At A Glance

HP's Business-netbook grows up -- and gets better -- by making some long-overdue changes. But it needs a better battery.

Manufacturer’s Description

Mini Executive. Maximize mobility. Mini 5101 Netbook is designed for mobile professionals who want a lightweight mini PC. Accomplish more with a stylish, lightweight design, simply grab your companion PC and you're ready for business on the go.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number FM978UT#ABA
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N280
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 600
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945GS Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 884962440513
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 0
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.3 inches
Depth 7.1 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 3.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software Corel Home Office
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 35.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Battery
Battery Life 5:53:10 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 735.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 582.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 572.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1197.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1685.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 881.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 611.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1392.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0