Pros

  • Good overall collection of features
  • A good value machine

Cons

  • Poor battery life

At A Glance

Think of this as the beefier, more economical take of HP's Mini 1000 -- a good overall value notebook.

Manufacturer’s Description

This special Mini was designed by Tord Boontje, an award-winning designer and professor at College of Art in London, as well as a leader in social and environmental responsibility. His exclusive design features flora delicately weaving around animals.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number VK193AV1459170
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N270
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 10.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 576 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 576
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 945 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Other storage
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 800.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.3 inches
Depth 6.8 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 3.2 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.2 pounds
Sound
Speakers Mono
Storage Media
SD card Yes
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software Skype
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 33.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Battery
Battery Life 2:48:57 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 817.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 625.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 620.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1285.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1034.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 925.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 769.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1478.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0