We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Vier Netbooks mit dem gewissen Extra Source: Trusted Reviews Visually, the new design of MSI’s Wind netbook is a welcome update, but ergonomically and practically it’s not without downsides. Weighing 1Kg and measuring just under 2cm deep, the Wind U is very portable, slipping easily into a day bag. On the plus side, you also get Bluetooth, which is sometimes left out of entry-level Netbooks. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of It is one of the best options available.

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This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding HP Compaq nx on Ciao. Considering there was already little on offer to differentiate the U from the competition and it’s quite expensive to boot, we feel there are better alternatives.

But at the same time the Wind Vha doesn’t do anything wrong. Conserve even more power by swapping between five modes optimised for different use, including: So, details like letters are bigger. The only visible differences are the printed labels that appear bolded on the MSI version. Is this the perfect travelling companion? The humble netbook has come a long way since it’s birth in with the Asus Eee PC.

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PC Mag Netbook manufacturers are finding it hard to offer netbooks with the kind of top-of-the-line components and features you see in its laptop brethren, especially when they’re constrained by price.


There are cheaper netbooks that offer almost identical performance if budget is a concern, but in a category where everything is much of a muchness, the long battery life and interesting design might appeal.

Please share our article, every link counts! Viewing angles are average with the mmsi viewing range spanning degrees forward or back before colors started to invert.

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Our Battery eater Pro Classic rating was about 6 hours, which is a great reading. Please share our article, every link counts! England and Wales company registration number HP Spectre x 13 late Don’t show this again. Another problem might be the fact that the battery requires four hours to charge with the netbook off, which is more than many can afford.

By Hannah Bouckley T It also has a nice battery life and comes with the standard array of expansion ports and connectivity options. Please, switch off ad blockers. Unfortunately, the MSI Wind achieves this through a hugely bulky battery that sticks out from the rear of the system significantly, whereas the Dell and Asus models manage to incorporate their batteries into the design of the laptop body.

The integrated graphics is sufficient to display image only, while gaming and HD playback are way out of its league. The hard drive and wireless card require the entire back panel to be removed to access them.


We’ve changed, we promise. Performance is exactly what you’d expect from an Atom-powered netbook; it’s perfectly adequate for basic tasks such as word processing and light web browsing, and battery life – albeit short of MSI’s own claims – is excellent. The speakers on the U are lap-firing, meaning that if you have the netbook on your lap, the speakers sound muffled since they can be easily blocked by your clothing.

Another problem might be the fact that the battery requires four hours to charge with the netbook off, which is more than many can afford. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Pros Good windd Solid build Comfortable keyboard Cons Falls short of 15 hour battery claim Minimalistic touchpad drivers.

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: Choose from Fancy Gold or Jet Black shades, our review sample was the former and rather more brown than gold, while not to our tastes it’s certainly more eye catching than many of the current netbooks.