toggle

AAPL Stock: 108.68 ( -1.69 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

HP confirms Vivenne Tam netbook, switch to Atom

updated 12:25 pm EDT, Thu October 23, 2008

HP Vivenne Tam and Atom

HP's Vivienne Tam netbook concept is turning into a production model, the company and Glam have confirmed through a teaser page for the mini PC. Now due to ship in December, the Vivienne Tam Edition is already known to be larger than the Mini-Note and will carry a 10-inch screen along with its designer outer cover; new in the teaser is word that the system will use an Intel Atom processor rather than the VIA C7-M which has been the Mini-Note's sole choice since it was introduced earlier in the year.

Final specifications aren't available but will likely be defined by the Atom and existing netbooks, including the Mini-Note. Most of the very small portables use a 1.6GHz Atom processor; Microsoft officially limits netbooks running Windows XP to 1GB of memory and a maximum 160GB hard drive in order to promote Vista sales, but the existing Mini-Note runs Vista in higher configurations and carries 2GB of memory.

Pricing is likely to sit above the Mini-Note's $499 but is likely to change substantially given the netbook's upscale focus and the switch to Intel's hardware.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

toggle

Most Commented