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Top 10 Netbooks in India in 2010

Last updated on: December 27, 2010 14:27 IST

Top 10 Netbooks in India in 2010

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Get Ahead readers Anand Parekh and Akhilesh Vind have contributed this sneak review of top 10 Netbooks released in India in 2010.

Netbooks are small, light and low cost computers most suitable for surfing the net, chatting, multimedia and light office work. Hence, these are great for people who travel a lot.

Since, their introduction in 2007, they have become very popular and almost every OEM has one or more models of netbooks for their customers. Most of them have run similar hardware from Intel under the hood.

They are available for a price range of Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 in India. The thing to keep in mind while buying them is that you get the best possible configuration for your budget.

We present to you top 10 netbooks in India based on the best configuration for that particular price point:

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10. eMachines eM250

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At number 10 is eMachines eM250:

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N270 1.66 GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2
HDD: 160GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" (1024 x 600) Widescreen LED-backlit
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi
Battery: 3-cell Li-Ion
Weight: 1.26 kg
OS: Windows XP Home SP3 32-bit
Warranty: 1-year parts and labour limited with toll-free tech support
Cost: Rs 15,965

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9. Acer Aspire One D250

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At number 9 is Acer Aspire One D250:

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N280 1.66 GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2
HDD: 160GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" (1024 x 600) SD LED-backlit TFT LCD
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Version 2.0 + EDR
Battery: 6-cell Li-Ion
Weight: 1.27 kg
OS: Windows XP Home 32-bit
Warranty: 1tear ITW
Cost: Rs 17,304

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8. Lenovo S10-3 (59-031906)

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At number 8 is Lenovo S10-3 (59-031906):

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N450 1.66 GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2
HDD: 250GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" (1024 x 600) LED Glare Display
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Version 2.1 + EDR
Battery: 6-cell Li-Ion
Weight: 1.37 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1-year parts & labour
Cost: Rs 17,510

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7. MSI U135

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At number 7 is MSI U135:

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N450 1.66 GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2
HDD: 250GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10" (1024 x 600) WSVGA LED
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v2.0 (optional)
Battery: 6-cell Li-Ion
Weight: 1.2 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1 year
Cost: Rs 17,768

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6. ASUS R105 (RED003S)

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At number 6 is ASUS R105 (RED003S):

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N455 1.66 GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR2
HDD: 320GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" WSVGA (1,024 x 600), Non-Glare
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth standard v2.0
Battery: 6-cell 48Whr Li-Ion
Weight: 1.66 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1 Year Global
Cost: Rs 17,175

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5. Toshiba NB250 A1110 (PLL2PG-00301S)

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At number 5 is Toshiba NB250 A1110 (PLL2PG-00301S):

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N455 1.66 GHz
RAM: 1GB DDR3
HDD: 250GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" (1024 x 600) HD LED CSV Screen (16:9 aspect ratio)
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
Battery: 6-cell Li-Ion
Weight: 1.18 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1-year domestic limited warranty including parts & labour (Carry-in)
Cost: Rs 18,798

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4. Samsung NP-N210-JB01IN

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At number 4 is Samsung NP-N210-JB01IN:

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N450 1.66 GHz
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDD: 250GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" WSVGA (1,024 x 600), Non-Gloss, LED Back Light
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth standard v2.1+EDR
Battery: 6-cell Li-Ion
Weight: 1.34 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1 year
Cost: Rs 19,724

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3. HP Mini 210-1095TU (WP642PA)

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At number 3 is HP Mini 210-1095TU (WP642PA):

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N450 1.66 GHz
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDD: 320GB SATA 7200 RPM
Display: 10.1" (1024 x 600) HD LED HP BrightView Infinity Widescreen
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi
Battery: 6 Cell 62 Whr Li-ion
Weight: 1.22 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1-year parts and labour
Cost: Rs 20,980

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2. Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (T540529IN8)

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At number 2 is Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (T540529IN8):

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N450 1.66 GHz
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDD: 320GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" Widescreen WSVGA (1024 x 600) WLED
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth standard v2.1+EDR
Battery: 6-cell 56WHr Li-Ion
Weight: 1.37 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty, inhome service after remote diagnosis
Cost: Rs 21,900

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1. Sony VAIO M (VPCM126AG/P)

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And at number 1 is Sony VAIO M (VPCM126AG/P):

CPU: Intel Atom Processor N470 1.83 GHz
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDD: 320GB SATA 5400 RPM
Display: 10.1" WSVGA (1024 x 600) VAIO display, LED backlight
Wireless Networking: 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth standard v2.1+EDR
Battery: 6 Cell 5200mAh Li-ion
Weight: 1.4 kg
OS: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
Warranty: 1 year
Cost: Rs 22,990

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