Black and pink are your other options. It looks good, feels good and its ergonomics are by far the best of the mini-laptop bunch. We have revised the rating of this product to reflect the changing competitive Netbook landscape. The main purpose of the redesign was to reduce costs and the Wind U is very affordable, but that price also comes with RAM that can’t be upgraded and a battery life that is on the lower end of six cell netbook models. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s When the MSI Wind arrived at our offices, unboxing the pearl white Netbook did nothing to alter our thinking. Even after a couple of days with the MSI Wind, we still found ourselves momentarily stymied by pressing the middle of the mouse button.

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In fact, the identically priced Toshiba NB is equally attractive and offers an impressive number of unique features, and it lasted more than twice as long as the U did in our tests. Best Laptops for The MSI Wind U is very well laid out and designed to make it extremely portable but still easy to use.

Though its configuration is very similar to the Asus Eee PCthe Wind took nearly twice as long to complete the test. It’s a great design and benefits from an excellent keyboard and screen, but it’s let down by battery life that cannot compete with the Eee PC and undercut by a re-branded version, making you think twice.

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: With its unique storage and exceptional mobility, the Wind U Hybrid is one of the best netbooks around.

While the battery life ranges from excellent to out-of-this-world, overall performance is just average. It’s still a good machine and if you’re happy to trade battery life for a better keyboard, or purchase a separate battery, it’s still worth serious consideration, but it just misses out on a wholehearted recommendation. If you already own a Wind then there’s not much point upgrading to the new one as it doesn’t offer much more than the original, especially as it uses the older Intel chipset.


The Bottom Line The MSI Wind U makes a positive first impression with its polished design and roomy for a Netbook display and keyboard, but it’s missing a handful of features–bigger battery, solid-state hard drive, and WWAN–that would turn it from a very good to a great on-the-go mini-laptop.

It’s small and fairly light about 1kgand it’s sturdy enough to take a beating. Visit manufacturer site for details.

MSI Wind Series

iwnd It shares the same exterior appearance, keyboard and trackpad design. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. For one, the screen is so small that any multitasking scenario will most likely be no more than having Firefox, an instant message client, and perhaps Skype open at the same time.

It’s small and fairly light uu100 2. While we’ve been frank in our criticism of netbooks for their lack of just that, it’s as much a reflection of the sector and its demands as the strategy of any manufacturer – when you’re trying to make low-cost devices there isn’t a great deal of wiggle room!

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Overall the U could use more of a lift, vldeo its performance scores fell well short of the competition, and everything else is just middle of the road. And the bright screen is sure to win fans. The netbook has by far the best battery times seen in a netbook so far, a solid and comfortable keyboard, a great matte display, as well as a fully featured spec-sheet. This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding Inside HW We sad that U90 is almost identical to U model which means that some differences are present.


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Inside HW Category of small cheap notebooks became very popular and there is no wonder why most of big brands want a piece of cake for themselves. Exclusion of Windows XP and smaller display are not enough to make a significant price and functional difference.

CNet This could be the best mini laptop so far — it’s comfortable to use, has a good display, is super-affordable and promises great performance Sehr gut, Ergonomie gut, Display gut, Preis ausgezeichnet, Leistung sehr gut Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: However, the similarities between the Wind and its competitors end there.

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With that in mind, this device comes highly recommended. The keyboard is a lot more comfortable, with bigger keys and a more responsive action. Until you can combine a widn screen with a six-cell battery, however, you won’t arrive at Netbook nirvana.

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MSI is not present in the winf market. PC Advisor Larger storage, better networking and the all-important extended battery life make the revised U a winner.

MSI’s Wind netbooks have been well received and extensively rebranded by many manufacturers, including Medion and Advent.