HP Mini 1151NR from Verizon coming on May 17th
Mobile Broadband pricing options:
* $39.99 monthly access for 250MB monthly allowance and 10 cent per MB overage.
* $59.99 monthly access for 5GB monthly allowance and 5 cent per MB overage.
The HP Mini 1151NR, with the embedded Qualcomm Gobi™ chipset, works to provide streamlined global mobile broadband access on both CDMA and GSM wireless networks in more than 175 destinations worldwide. Customers will receive a SIM card when they sign up for a GlobalAccess plan.
GlobalAccess pricing options:
* Monthly Plan: $129.99 monthly access, offering a 100 MB allowance in more than 30 select international destinations ($0.005/KB after allowance), as well as 5 GB allowance for the U.S. and Canada and $0.25/MB overage. All other destinations are charged pay-per-use rates.
* Pay Per Use: The perfect for occasional use and must be purchased with a $59.99 Mobile Broadband service plan in the U.S. The Pay Per Use rate is $0.002/KB in Canada, $0.005/KB in Mexico, and $0.02/KB in more than 175 other destinations.
E-mail – view, edit, and create e-mail messages with attachments
Web browse – experience a full Web browsing experience
Instant Messaging and Social Networking
Videos and movies – playback videos and movies downloaded via SD card or USB CD/DVD external drive
Photos – view and create albums or transfer via SD card
Microsoft Works – view, but not edit, Microsoft Word and Excel files
VZ Access Manager
Internet Explorer 7
Adobe Reader and Flash Player
Windows Media Player 11
HP Wireless Assistant
Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009 (including 60-days of complimentary live updates)
The Full Retail price of the HP Netbook will be $519.99. By purchasing at full retail, you are not locked into a 2 year plan agreement. You can also opt for the Mobile Broadband Day Pass, which is $15 for unlimited 24-hour use. This is good for people who only need Mobile Broadband on occasion.