HP Mini 1151NR Netbook Review

We were recently impressed with Verizon’s latest Mobile Broadband device, the MiFi 2200, as you could connect 5 devices to it wirelessly via Wi-Fi and all of them would be connected to the Internet. Now Verizon has raised the bar with the introduction of the HP Mini 1151NR Netbook...
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3 Comments

1. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Good and fair review... honoestly thought I think you scored it 0.5 higher... lol. But the 1gb of RAM issue can be fixed raelly easily. There is even a youtube video of a guy changing the RAM on a similar HP mini 1000 series in less than 30 seconds. 2gb of ram will only run you an extra 30-40 bucks, but totally worth it. As far as hard drive capacity goes though, I think it is a special sized drive for the mini's so your upgrading is lmited.

2. cphorn15

Posts: 6; Member since: Apr 21, 2009

Well, when you think about it, with a computer of that size, do you really need anything bigger as far as hard drives are concerned? The whole point of having a netbook is surf the web, do some word processing, listen to music and maybe watch a movie. The processors themselves are stuck at 1.6 GHz so if you upgrade the system past 2 GB of RAM you aren't really going to notice a difference in speed. This computer is not meant to be a portable version of your main desktop. That's what laptops are for, especially the 17-inch ones.

3. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

but 17" is sooooo big and weighing at least 5lbs... they aren't that fun to carry. That's why I want the OQO. (www.oqo.com)
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