First it was mobile phones, now netbooks are getting in on the ‘nothing-up-front’ deals
Samsung are offering exclusivity for the NC10 netbook with $0 upfront on a 24 month Optus My Wireless Netbook 2GB or 5GB plans, which comes with an Optus Wireless Broadband SIM and pre-installed wireless broadband connectivity software.
Optus offers 2GB for $49.99 per month, or 5GB for $69.99 per month. This package is backed by a two year international warranty and offers a pick up and return service anywhere in Australia.
The unit offers LED technology, which means a thinner screen, up to 33 per cent brighter than a conventional screen, and uses less power than a traditional LCD screen, claims Samsung.
It comes with an Intel Atom processor, and its operating system is Microsoft Windows XP Home. There is also 160GB hard disk storage and Optus Wireless Broadband
It has a six-cell battery capable of up to eight hours of use.