‘Super-slim’ Netbook From ViewSonic

ViewSonic is taking on the big boys in the netbook market with the release of the VNB101

ViewSonic VNB101 comes in a ‘super slim 25mm form’ and weighs just over 1kg, the unit is also claimed to be durable, resisting scratches and scuffs with a high-shine finish ensuring its colour will always remain vibrant and not fade over time, claims the manufacturer.

Under the cover is a 10-inch wide colour LED-backlit display, which dispels less heat making it energy efficient. It also incorporates multi-touch technology allowing users to browse web pages, zoom and rotate images, or jump pages.

It is powered by an Intel Atom N280 processor, and has 1GB memory, 160GB of storage and comes with Microsoft Windows XP Home.

Other features include wireless WiFi 802.11 b/g, 10/100 Ethernet and built-in Bluetooth, as well as an ultra-light lithium-polymer battery that has a 2.5 hours battery life without the weight.