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. Though its configuration is very similar to the Asus Eee PC , the Wind took nearly twice as long to complete the test. Computer Shopper You know a notebook has hit the sweet spot in design when it elicits jealous looks from owners of both full-size laptops and the tiny Asus Eee PC. Keyboard Touchpad Microphone 1. While neither model had the necessary resolution to complete CNET Labs’ Photoshop benchmark and performed as expected on our iTunes test–well behind a Core 2 Duo laptop with double the memory and ahead of the Celeron-based Asus Eee PC that featured half the memory–we were surprised by the Wind’s poor showing on our multimedia multitasking test. By way of comparison and to illustrate how far laptop prices have dropped, we offer this tidbit: If you care more about price than endurance, then the U is worth considering.

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The U wraps all of this up in a chassis no bigger or heavier than other inch netbooks running with 6-cell batteries.

If you can, wait. This reimagined MacBook Air fixes almost all previous design issues, but not without adding We’ve changed, we promise. The Eee PC includes a row of multimedia control keys above its keyboard, but the only button you’ll find above the Wind’s keys is the power button. Lenovo’s top 2-in-1 perfected.


While some models of the U comes with a 9-cell battery, the UUS uses a 6-cell battery which results in a below average running time compared to similarly netbooks.

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Though its stellar battery life will i100 to road warriors, the pricey, bulky MSI Wind U Hybrid suffers from a few debilitating flaws that are hard to overlook. The tiny stereo speakers emit predictably tinny sound.

Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Audio Output Compliant Standards. The real problem here is money. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Computer Shopper You know a notebook has hit the sweet spot in design when it elicits jealous looks from owners of both full-size laptops and the tiny Asus Eee PC. The space bar and Enter, Backspace, and Shift keys are amply proportioned, though we wish the period and comma keys weren’t so narrow.

We reviewed a lot of laptops in The combination of both SSD and HDD in one unit is a clever trick, so you can use each storage medium for what it does best. Please share our article, every link counts!

When the original Wind U was released, many original equipment manufacturer versions of the Wind were also released, under different names. You may well find therefore that you cga more for your money by choosing PC World’s option instead.

Here are hands-on impressions and benchmark scores for a few we didn’t get to.


Techradar Naturally, this only works when you’re plugged in. It feels well built and not like a cheap plastic toy like the first Eee PC we reviewed last year. Klein, bunt, mobil Source: As we mentioned in our review of thethe specifications and performance are very similar, and both machines have key advantages.

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Networking Data Link Protocol. Black and pink are your other options. Keyboard Touchpad Microphone 1. When news and images of the MSI Wind first popped up online in March, we thought we i100 seen at least a competitor and perhaps the successor to the Eee PC, Asus’ Netbook that started the low-cost, low-power laptop craze last year.

We also like the inclusion of an SSD drive, but we msj it had a larger storage capacity.

It’s small and fairly light about 1kgand it’s sturdy enough to take a beating. Of course, it helped that this fledgling field wasn’t the mob scene it is today. The Bad Wimpy three-cell battery is only option at the moment; no Other characteristics are identical to model U which can be sad for our wwind too.

This article’s factual accuracy may be compromised due to out-of-date information. Even after a couple of days with the MSI Wind, we still found ourselves momentarily stymied by pressing the middle of the mouse button.