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It's official, HP has launched its new netbook, the Mini 1000, and it's ditched VIA's C7-M processor in favour of Intel's Atom.

HP Mini 1000

HP's Mini 1000: VIA out, Intel in

Spinning its previous Small, Cheap Computer, the VIA-based Mini-Note 2133 as just an "education-focused" product, HP pitched the 1000 at "internet-centric consumers, mobile professionals [and] always-on social media enthusiasts".

The CPU is Intel's 1.6GHz Atom N270, but HP said the 1000 will be offered with a choice of 8.9in and 10.2in glossy displays - with a 1024 x 600 resolution in each case. There's a choice of operating system too: Windows XP or Linux, the latter in a machine HP calls the Mini 1000 with Mobile Internet Exprience (MIE).

HP Mini 1000

Calling all 'always-on social media enthusiasts'

All of them have Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, plus the usual array of USB and audio portage. HP said the 1000 will be offered with a choice of a , along with Bluetooth and 3G connectivity options. There'll be a range standard configurations and a number of built-to-order options, including 512MB to 1GB of DDR 2 memory, and 8GB (SSD), 16GB (SSD) or 60GB (HDD) of storage.

Prices in the US start at $400.

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