Sprint rolls out mobile broadband-equipped Dell Inspiron Mini 10 in select US markets

November 4, 2009, By Sanjeev Ramachandran


The mobile broadband-equipped Dell Inspiron Mini 10 has been rolled out across select markets the US on the Sprint network. The netbook is being offered with a built in EVDO Rev.A wireless service and promises an exciting time via easy access to Sprint’s network so that you can surf the Internet, read and send emails and what not.

The Dell Inspiron Mini 10 is being presented as a companion PC that would boast of capabilities to connect to the Internet faster. Further, the netbook will come carrying an affordable price tag and will be a portable package. Sprint has showcased the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 at its stores for $199.99 with activation on a Sprint Mobile Broadband plan and a two-year service agreement, after a $100 mail-in rebate.  When we say select markets, we mean it is available in Baltimore, Phoenix, Indianapolis, the Twin Cities and the Bay Area. However, we expect the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 to be available across the US this holiday season.

Sprint’s EV-DO Rev. A offers upload speeds of 350-500 kbps on an average and download speeds of between 600 kbps and 1.4 mbps. It has said in a statement that peak download data rates rise up to 3.1 Mbps and peak upload data rates increase to 1.8 Mbps.

Weighing around 2.6 pounds, the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 measures 10.3 x 7.2 x 1.1 inches and is armed with a 10.1-inch LED, 1024 x 600 WSGVA screen. Powered by an Intel Atom Z520 processor, the netbook runs Microsoft Windows Home XP SP3 Edition. Other features include a built-in 1.3MP webcam, 160 GB Hard Drive, Integrated Intel 500 Media Accelerator Graphics, 5-in-1 media reader, Bluetooth technology and Wi-Fi 802.11g.

(Via Businesswire)

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