The Mini 210 and 210 HD come with the Intel Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, the Intel GMA 3150 integrated graphics, 1GB of DDR2 memory, a 160GB or 250GB hard drive, a DVD burner, a 3- or 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Starter Edition OS. Additionally, the 210 HD includes the Broadcom Crystal HD Enhanced Video accelerator for hardware decoding of HD 1080p high definition video.
HP’s 210 netbook has a 1024×600-pixel anti-glare display, whereas the HD model has an edge-to-edge BrightView Infinity 1366×768 screen. Both displays have LED backlight.
Other features include a built-in web camera, stereo speakers, a chicklet keyboard, 802.11b/g or b/g/n WiFi, optional Bluetooth, an Ethernet LAN port, three USB ports, a 5-in-1 media card reader, and a VGA output.
The HP Mini 210 series starts at 2.69 pounds and is 0.9 inch thin. Color choices include black, silver, red and blue.
Pricing for the 210 and 210 HD starts at $279.99 and $329.99 respectively at the HP website.
Note: This article was published on 12/21/09 and updated on 01/13/10.