I’ve had the HP mini 210 netbook for just over a month now. It is working out really well.
I’ve written quite a bit on it – the relatively small height of the screen would be a problem for formatting large chunks of text and seeing the results but for first draft writing its great. Especially on the move.
I was unsure about just having 1GB of RAM but the machine seems perfectly responsive for what I’m doing – better than some of the laptops I’ve had to use.
The touchpad is still giving me a few problems but as I never get on with touch pads that’s not a surprise. My blue tooth mouse works just fine when I need a lot of mouse work.
Internet browsing is OK – again the relatively small screen size is a little restrictive. I did use it on my last user group webcast as a monitor so I could see what was actually going out. Worked a treat for that.
The other use I intended for was to run ebook readers – that works excellently.
Battery life is at least 6 hours and can be more depending on activities.
All in all it was a good investment.
Next purchase though is a beast of machine for using as a demo machine with Hyper-V and lots and lots of RAM