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May 24, 2010

Verizon Wireless Intros HP Mini 210-1076NR Netbook

By Raja Singh Chaudhary, TMCnet Contributor

Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless, a provider of wireless voice and 3G data services, has introduced the HP Mini 210-1076NR netbook, an affordable computer coupled with built-in 3G mobile broadband connectivity. The new computing device is available in a Black Crystal color, and features a slim and lightweight design offering up to 8.75 hours of battery life.

Equally useful for a variety of customers ranging from business travelers to students who want to surf the Web, check e-mail, listen to music and access information anywhere and everywhere, the new HP Mini 210 helps them in browsing the Web or accessing e-mail in over 200 destinations worldwide in combination with a Verizon Wireless GlobalAccess service plan.

Powered by the Genuine Windows 7 Starter operating system, the HP netbook features a LED BrightView Infinity widescreen display measuring 10.1" diagonally, and provides an enhanced multimedia experience to the users, making it easier for them to access offline content and update files while on the move. Leveraging the HP CloudDrive feature, the users can access their synchronized content such as their documents, photos and music, from multiple computers within the cloud without having to store it on a local drive. Additionally, the HP QuickSync software helps them in automatically synchronizing files created or edited on the go, through a home or business PC over a wireless connection.

An Intel Atom Processor N450 with a frequency of 1.66 GHz provides the HP Mini 210 with the necessary processing power, equipped with a 1 GB RAM (News - Alert) and a 250 GB hard drive. Featuring stereo speakers and an HP Webcam with integrated digital microphone, the netbook promises a comprehensive entertainment experience to the users, while leveraging its integrated 5-in-1 digital media reader they can access the data through a variety of media. Additionally, the users can connect the netbook to any other display device through an external VGA or 15-pin port, and can leverage the built-in Wi-Fi or '802.11 b/g' and Bluetooth connectivity to connect to a number of wireless devices.

Weighing just 2.99 lbs., the HP Mini 210 measures 10.55" in length, 6.9" in depth and 0.90" to 1.57" in height. The HP Mini 210-1076NR computer is available to the customers at a price of $149.99, after a $100 mail-in rebate coupled with a new two-year customer agreement on a Mobile Broadband plan. Customers can grab the device at a nearby Verizon Wireless Communications Store, or can order it online at www.verizonwireless.com. The rebate will be made available to them in the form of a debit card, and they may use the card as cash anywhere debit cards are accepted.

Recently this month, Verizon Wireless launched a new video of its Boston 4G LTE (News - Alert) Trial, which included real-world, on-screen comparison of tomorrow's 4G and today's 3G wireless data speeds and customer reactions to the company's high-speed wireless broadband network. Verizon Wireless' executive sound bites on future capabilities were also included in the video.

Raja Singh Chaudhary is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Raja's articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Erin Harrison

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