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Dell Inspiron Mini 10s

Specifications

Dell Inspiron Mini 10sNotebook: Dell Inspiron Mini 10s (Inspiron Mini 10 Series)
Processor: Intel Atom Z520
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.7kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron Mini 10s

70% Dell Inspiron Mini 10s (HD)
Source: PC Mag English
After retiring the 9-inch and 12-inch Inspiron Mini netbooks, Dell concentrated on building the best possible 10-inch netbook. The Inspiron Mini 10s (HD) ($425 direct) is one of many Mini 10 configurations that can be customized with different colors, a host of features, and processor options (These models are also known as the Mini 1012). The Dell Mini 10s (HD) piles on features better than any other netbook at this price, but a poor navigating experience and second-tier battery life hold it back from stardom.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

70% Dell Inspiron Mini 10S
Source: Jambitz Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/02/2010
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500: Integrated (onboard) graphics chip on the UL11L, US15L, and US15W chipsets with a licensed PowerVR SGX core. DirectX 10.1 support but because of low clock rates (100-200 MHz UL11L - US15) and only 4 shaders not suited for 3D games. The integrated video decoder accelerates the playback of HD videos (MPEG2, VC-1, AVC).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z520:

Power efficient single core CPU with a very low performance. Offers more features (power saving, VT-x) than the N series Atoms.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.1":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.7 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Sony Vaio VPCP11S1R/G
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Sony Vaio VPCP115KG
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Sony Vaio VPCP113KX
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, Atom Z530, 8.0", 0.6 kg
Sony Vaio VPCP11S1E
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, Atom Z540, 8.0", 0.6 kg
Asus Eee PC 1201HA
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Sony Vaio VGN-P31ZK
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Fujitsu LifeBook UH900
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Sony Vaio VPC-X113KGB
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, Atom Z540, 11.1", 0.7 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-X11Z1E/X
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, Atom Z550, 11.1", 0.7 kg
Sony Vaio VPC-X115KX/N
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, Atom Z550, 11.1", 0.7 kg
Sony Vaio VGN-P13GH/Q
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 500, Atom Z520, 8.0", 0.62 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-03-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)