Jolicloud Netbook Goes On Sale At Amazon For £280

French company Jolicloud has finally started to sell its Jolibook netbook courtesy of Amazon but direct from Taiwanese manufacturer Vye.

Amazon says that the device will usually be delivered (for free) within one to three months which might cause some potential customers to think twice.

The main selling point of the Jolibook lies in its operating system, the Linux-based, cloud-focused Jolicloud OS currently standing at verison 1.1. which promises to connect to the internet within seconds.

It comes pre-installed with Skype, Facebook, Spotif and Gmail as well as one-click install to hundreds of other applications, something that reminds us of Lindows/Linspire.

The manufacturer says that it will have a battery life of up to seven hours which is on par with its competitors. As for its specs, it has a dual core Atom N550 clocked at 1.5GHz, 1GB RAM, a 250GB hard disk drive, a 10.1-inch screen, two speakers, three USB ports and Wi-Fi.

Note that you can install Jolicloud - which is a modified version of Ubuntu Netbook edition - on any computers, given that it is free. Jolicloud is expected to face Google Chrome OS when it arrives on the market later this year.