Verizon's HP Mini 1151 NR Netbook – live photos and impressions

Verizon's HP Mini 1151 NR Netbook – live photos and impressions
We have received some live images of Verizon’s HP Mini 1151NR Netbook and by the look of it we can say it sports quite pleasing a design. First off, the pattern on the front panel totally rocks! All the rage solution indeed. Opening the device reveals a QWERTY keyboard with really large keys. HP has done a great job with this. So, what are your first impressions of the netbook – did you get one already (do you have plans to?) and how does it perform? Are you satisfied with the Internet experience, the operating speed, etc. Feel free to post your comments below!

Thanks to our tipster for sending us the pictures!





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11 Comments

1. techie123

Posts: 54; Member since: Mar 25, 2009

I like the idea of a netbook with integrated Verizon card. I'm thinking to get this for my wife to replace her daily paper-bound planner (her current HP laptop is simply too big to lug around) - but even at 2.4 lbs it might be too heavy. Maybe the Sony P series netbook at 1.4 lbs might be better suited for that purpose. But you'll pay for the lighter weight ~$900 for the Sony, versus ~$200 for the HP. I'll decide after holding each in my hand.

9. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

What else should you hold in your hand...how about all the extra money you'll be saving by not buying the Sony name and a little lighter weight...or 200 bones a light enough wieght and a kick a$$ PC. Are you really still pondering...nope

2. Fan_of_Fanboys

Posts: 101; Member since: Nov 13, 2008

I played with one on Fri. I was impressed overall. I am not a netbook guy and don't have the need to own one but I think this one is solid and will do well.

3. xmguy

Posts: 38; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

I wanted to get a netbook. But decided that it didn't have enough features to suit my needs. I ended up getting a basic Studio 15 notebook from Dell.

4. secondcor517

Posts: 94; Member since: Oct 06, 2008

i ordered one yesterday morning and I'm expecting it tomorrow!

5. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

these things are pretty badass. Each VZW store had a refresh last night so if you head into your local store, you can play with the live unit that is now out on the sales floor. Just let it be known, if you buy one of these and end up having problems with it, YOU MUST call HP. VZW will not trouble shoot any problems on these units since the warranty is not processed through us.......they stressed this fact BIG TIME in the meeting we had on friday.

6. johnkzin

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 13, 2009

If only they had the mobile internet (ie. ubuntu) version of the netbook on sale at verizon.

7. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009

wipe it and install linux if that's your bag, baby!

8. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

**REPOST** Man... VZW is a Power house in every sense of the word..check these options out... A. They have 199.99 Netbooks with built-in WiFi and Broadband access 10'' screen and 80Gb HDD. B. They have 199.99 VZW Hub which is a Home phone with a 7'' touch screen base using VOiP w/ extra handset. C. They have a MiFi connection to share the mobile broadband up to 120' from the mobile "hotspot" with up to 5 secure users D. They Have a MOBILE Network Extender that gives you 5000 sq Ft of coverage ANYWHERE in the US E. They have the Largest F. The Have the BEST!! G. And...They Even have a wireless HUB that you can buy to tie it all in together...Genius ladies and gentlemen, genius... Does any other service providers have these? Not just one but all of them combined? NOPE! Because there too SLOW...(cough) Sprint...

10. xev11

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 03, 2009

They have something that puts it all together?

11. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Yeah, it's called a Verizon Account. ROFL, sorry, couldn't resist.

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