HP Mini 11.6 Inch Netbook With 6+ Hours of Battery Life

HP Mini netbook 311-1000NR 1025NR

This week we decided to share with you the HP Mini netbook deal. The HP mini netbook can turn out to be one of the best presents for your loved ones or for your own use. This HP mini netbook shown here comes in two different specifications that we will be discussing in this quick review.

HP Mini netbook 311-1000NR 1025NR
First of all one thing that you will notice immediately is a larger display i.e. 11.6 inches while in most netbooks it is just 10.1 inches. Lets just have a look at all the specifications of this HP Mini netbook.


  • Model 311-1000NR
  • List Price $449.99 (see current price)
  • OPERATING SYSTEM Genuine Windows® XP Home Edition with Service Pack 3
  • PROCESSOR Intel® Atom™ Processor N270
  • BUS SPEED 533Mhz FSB
  • MEMORY 1024MB DDR3 System Memory (1 Dimm)
  • Max supported 3072MB
  • VIDEO GRAPHICS NVIDIA ION LE for Windows XP with up to 319MB total graphics memory
  • HARD DRIVE 160GB (5400RPM) Hard Drive (SATA)
  • FINISH HP Black Swirl Imprint finish
  • HP Webcam with integrated digital microphone
  • DISPLAY 11.6” Diagonal HD LED(8) BrightView Widescreen Display (1366 x 768)
  • NETWORK CARD Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
  • DIGITAL MEDIA 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards,
  • MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
  • AUDIO Altec Lansing Speakers
  • KEYBOARD 92% full sized keyboard
  • POINTING DEVICE Touch Pad with dedicated vertical Scroll Up/Down (note: no on/off button)
  • 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
  • Headphone-out/Microphone in combo jack (compatible with 3.5mm 4-conductor jack with stereo audio and mono mic)
  • HDMI
  • 1 VGA (15-pin)
  • 1 RJ -45 (LAN)
  • DIMENSIONS Unpackaged: 11.4 in (L) x 8.03 in (D) x 0.78-1.20 in (H) Packaged: 13.6″(W) x 4.3″(D) x12.2″(H)
  • WEIGHT Unpackaged: 3.22 lbs. Packaged: 5.3 lbs
  • SECURITY Kensington® MicroSaver lock slot
  • Power-on password
  • Accepts 3rd party security lock devices
  • POWER 65W AC Adapter
  • 6-Cell Lithium-Ion battery
  • HP 90W AC Adapter (optional)
  • HP PT06 Mini Battery (optional)
  • HP USB Essentials Port Replicator (optional)

Unlike other cheap netbooks, the HP mini has a longer battery life giving you uninterrupted 6+ hours of internet surfing, video chatting and many other purposes. This netbook has no optical drive which is not surprising as most of the netbooks also do not come with built-in optical drives. But you can easily attach an external optical drive which will let you install additional softwares from discs and also upgrade to Windows 7.

The HP Mini 311-1000NR has Windows XP which you can easily upgrade to Windows 7 later on with the help of external optical drive. This netbook also comes with many handy softwares pre-installed so you will not have to spend extra for them. For a complete list of softwares (click here).

Overall the HP Mini netbook is the best netbook you can get for the price. The other version of this netbook with model 311-1025NR has even better features and that is of course reflected on the price tag. It has more hard drive space, more memory(RAM), Windows 7 Home and a better graphics adopter for more detailed experience of multimedia such as gaming and video playback.

HP Mini 311-1000NR Netbook


HP Mini 311-1025NR Netbook


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