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Updated It's official: Toshiba today formally launched its entry into the Small, Cheap Computer arena, following Dell's lead and equipping the Linux version with Ubuntu 8.04.

The NB100 is an 8.9in model - the display resolution is 1024 x 600 - and powered by Intel's 1.6GHz Atom N270. Depending on the version you choose, it'll come with 512MB or 1GB of memory and up to 120GB of hard drive capacity.

There's a 0.3-megapixel webcam, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi and the usual complement of USB, VGA, audio and Ethernet ports.

Toshiba NB100

Toshiba's NB100: standard SCC spec

Toshiba claimed at battery life of just shy of four hours. It didn't state a battery capacity, but the pics suggest we're looking at a big, six-cell pack.

NB100 comes in three different colours: "Cosmic Black", "Champagne Gold" and "Bright Silver". Don't fancy Linux? Then pick the other OS option, Windows XP.

The NB100 goes on sale next month. We're still awaiting pricing details - check back here for updates Toshiba's now saying prices will start at £260.

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