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£250 Compaq Mini 311c netbook

The Compaq Mini 311 has an 11.6-inch screen with enhanced graphics and HD capabilities, great for multimedia playback in a functional mini format. View your photos, music, and HD video anywhere, and play the latest games that other netbooks can’t handle.

Powered by a 1.6GHz Intel Atom Processor N270 and with Microsoft Windows XP Home (SP3) on board, the Compaq Mini provides endless ultra mobile entertainment for the budget conscious mobile user.

The Compaq Mini 311c-1010 is a great performer. It features a near full size (92%) keyboard and an 11.6 inch HD LED BrightView widescreen display, so you’ll be able to type accurately and clearly, experience superior image and video quality, yet carry it around easily.

On board the hardware features on this machine are well specified too. It includes a 160GB SATA hard drive, 1GB standard memory, integrated 802.11 b/g WLAN, 10/100 Base-T Ethernet LAN, and integrated webcam and microphone. It also comes with a 6-cell Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery.

Buy this Compaq Mini 311c-1010 netbook (opens in new tab) from Expansys for only £250.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.