The Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 makes it easy to stay connected to your world almost anywhere you go. The Mini 1018's small, virtually weightless design lets you travel light while keeping up with your blog, video chat, instant messenger, and e-mail so you never lose touch with your family and friends. A bright 10.1-inch widescreen display is designed to present websites without a lot of left-right scrolling.
The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 offers a slim profile for computing in compact spaces (see larger image).
This Mini 1018 (model iM1018-4034CLB) combines the power of the Intel Atom N455 processor with a 6-cell battery for up to 6 hours of battery power. Built-in Wireless-N Wi-Fi wireless connectivity (802.11b/g/n) means quick and easy Internet access to hotspots in the home, on campus, in a local coffee shop, or in the office. With its lightweight design and built-in webcam and microphone, you'll be able to travel light while keeping up with your video chat, instant messenger and e-mail so you never lose touch with family and friends.
The Mini 1018 features a keyboard 92 percent the size of a traditional laptop keyboard, and a touchpad design with discrete buttons means you don't have to sacrifice comfort or productivity.
This Inspiron Mini comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Starter operating system. You'll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010.
Note: This netbook does not come with an integrated optical drive; you can connect an optional external drive via one of the netbook's USB ports.
92-percent standard size keyboard for comfortable typing.
Connect to peripherals via two USB 2.0 ports.
Preloaded with the Microsoft Office Starter 2010 free software offering with selected functionality of Word and Excel for your text and spreadsheet tasks. Plus, if you decide you want the full suite, just purchase a product key to activate an ad-free version that also includes the latest Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher programs.
Dell DataSafe Online optional online backup service (additional charges applicable) offers data protection by enabling you to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is designed to be easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.
10.1-inch high-definition white light-emitting diode (WLED) display with 1024x600-pixel resolution for native HD 720p display and featuring a 16:9 aspect ratio that brings all your entertainment to life in stunning bright colors.
1.66 GHz Intel Atom N455 processor (512 KB L2 cache, 667 MHz FSB) combines performance and energy efficiency to explore the Internet and stay connected while mobile.
250 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
1 GB installed DDR3 RAM (667 MHz)
Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 video processor with Microsoft DirectX 9.0 support
Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (plus backwards compatibility with older wireless routers).
Comfortable keyboard that's 92 percent the size of a standard laptop keyboard with curved keys for a comfortable fit. Also includes a new palm rest that helps resist fingerprints.
Single speaker with 2 watts of power
0.3-megapixel webcam with mono microphone
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter operating system
Up to 6 hours of battery power from 6-cell battery
Measures 10.5 x 7.8 x 1.3 inches (WxDxH)
Weighs 3.1 pounds
Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support
Connectivity & Expansion
2 USB 2.0 ports for connecting a wide range of peripherals--from digital cameras to MP3 players to external hard drives.
Video output: 1 VGA
Fast Ethernet (10/100)
3-in-1 memory card reader including compatibility with Secure Digital (SD/SDHC), Multi-Media Card (MMC), and Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro)
1 headphone, 1 microphone