Technology.am (July 15, 2009) — Sony introduced its new Mini-W netbooks in London. This netbooks aims to those people who really want a netbook, and are willing to pay a bit extra to make it a Sony Vaio: the estimated street price is £399 and it should be available in the middle of August.
The weight of Mini W netbook is 1.19kg with a 1.66GHz Atom processor running Microsoft Windows XP in 1GB of memory, with a 160GB hard drive. Connectivity includes two USB ports, Ethernet, and both SD and MagicGate card sots.
If you’re a Sony Memory Stick user, this may be the only netbook for you. It has one of the new textured touchpads, two buttons for mouse-clicks and a useful Wi-Fi on/off switch on the front left.
You also get a Sony isolated keyboard, which is a bit small but quite usable. But the real difference is the native resolution of the 10.1-inch screen: 1366 x 768 pixels. This is the same as many notebooks with 13in or larger screens.
It has three hours battery life, using the standard 3-cell battery. This netbooks comes in three colours that are white, pink, and dark brown.