Maplin announce their own minibook

August 13th, 2008 Tags: , , ,

After the Asus Eee PC, here comes Maplin with their own equivalent.  The Maplin minibook has a quite impressive spec:

  • Small on price and very small on size – ultra compact and just 650g!
  • Ideal for web surfing, email, word processing and spreadsheets
  • A perfect travel or business companion with built in Wi-Fi technology…be truly mobile
  • 7-inch TFT widescreen screen and stylish piano black finish casing
  • Easy to use Linux operating system
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • Stereo speakers and built-in microphone
  • Touch mouse pad
  • Email and Office (word processor and spreadsheet program)
  • PDF viewer
  • SD / SDHC Card reader
  • 10/100Mbps Ethernet port
  • 2GB SSD (soild state disk) shock proof storage
  • Expand the storage with USB or SD Flash Memory (not external hard drives)
  • Supports up to 4GB SD cards and 4GB USB sticks
  • Multi-theme display (Child or Adult mode)
  • DDR2 128MB memory
  • AC adaptor / charger
  • Complete with Xip office applications
  • 12 month warranty

Even better, it’s on special offer during August at £169.99, and will be £219.99 from 3rd September.


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