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DSGi, the retailer formerly known as Dixons, has extended is netbook line-up with a new model the integrates HSDPA connectivity.

The Advent 4213 is based on Intel's 1.6GHz Atom N270 processor, packs in 1GB of memory and a 160GB hard drive. It has a 10.2in widescreen display, presumably with a 1024 x 600 resolution, though DSGi has yet to confirm this.

DSGi Advent 4213

DSGi's Advent 4213: HSDPA on board

So far, it sounds a lot like DSGi's Advent 4211 - reviewed here - but the 4213 is no MSI Wind rebadged, as you can see from the pics.

It's USP is built-in HSDPA support, though as yet DSG hasn't said which provider - if any - it's bundled with. All the signs are that it's left up to you to slot in a SIM to enable 3G connectivity over whichever network you prefer.

DSGi Advent 4213

Not a second Wind

The 1.4kg machine measures 260 x 178 x 28mm, so it's one of the largest Small, Cheap Computers available.

Available now, DSGi stores like Currys and PCWorld want £350 for it.

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