Pros

  • Bluetooth
  • Affordable
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Poor performer out of the box

At A Glance

This affordable, good-looking netbook has great battery life but is a slothful performer without software tweaks.

Manufacturer’s Description

The HP Mini 1103 Netbook is designed for mobile professionals and students who need a 10.1-inch WSVGA display, integrated webcam and wireless technologies. With a modern design and 93 percent full-sized spill-resistant keyboard, the HP Mini 1103 Netbook is a great choice for mobile professionals and students needing a companion PC while being sensitive to the budget.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number XT993UA#ABA
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Cache size 0.5 KB
Processor count 1
Display
Display size 10.0 inches
Display type Matte LCD
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 250.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 7200.0 RPM
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 886111300068
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n/b/g
Video Interfaces VGA
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1333.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.5 inches
Depth 7.5 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 2.8 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.4 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
Included Software Corel Ofice;
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Keyboard
  • Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 35.0
Battery
Battery Life 7:44   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 980.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 690.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 644.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1248.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1317.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 757.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 452.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Idle power usage 9.1   Watts
Sleep power usage 0.8   Watt hours
Off power usage 0.7   Watt hours
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 1358.0