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Default The End? Dell Quietly Removes Dell Mini - 12-13-2011, 04:06 PM

It was sure a long run,
but it looks like the Mini's days are over at least on the Canadian and US sites ?
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Default 12-13-2011, 05:05 PM

Yeah we just picked up a second 1012 and got a killer deal on it with the higher resolution screen out of the outlet. I saw they were adding more to the inventory, so if you want one, better grab it now....

Mini 1012 / 2 GB RAM / 250 GB HDD / 1366x768 HD screen / 1.3M Pixel Webcam / HB95.11N / Win 7 Starter / 6-cell 56WHr / Black & Ice Blue / Gear Head CF3000U Dual-Cool USB Laptop Cooling Fan / Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 4000 in Blue
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Default 12-15-2011, 02:28 AM

its seems that Minis have just about lived out their time, more focus seems to be towards tablets nowadays and I wouldnt be surprised if Dell comes out with something similar to the IPAD soon which hopefully will be better than the Dell Duo (which was a really cool idea and design but they could have gone a little further with it)...time will tell....just glad I got one of the few 1010's around with 2gb of RAM (lol)..should increase retail value a little?...not that I would ever sell it, only got like 30hrs on it in 2+yrs, but seriously I think my next purchase will be an IPAD (GOD, I hate Apple, but they are so cool), not sure if I will go for the IPAD 2 or wait til spring 2012 for the IPAD 3 (supposed to have 2x the resolution due out a day before or on Steve Job's birthday).....who knows?

From Dell's site:

Looking for Dell Mini Netbooks?
Our mini netbooks are no longer available. Shop the next best thing - the Inspiron 14R, a stylish and portable 14" laptop with SWITCHable lids.

Dell Mini 10 (Obsidian Black 1010), 2gb RAM, 1.66ghz 533mhz FSB (Z530) processor, A10 BIOS, 1 Terabyte (1000 GB) WD Scorpio Blue Hard Drive (5400rpm), Intel GMA 500 Integrated Graphics, TV Tuner, Bluetooth 2.1 module with EDR, 1.3mp Camera, 1366x768 HD Screen, Wireless 1510 b/g/n mini card, 6 cell (56WHr) Battery, 4gb SDHC, 64gb Flashdrive, Targus Netbook Chillpad, Targus Sport Case, Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (500gb)/Windows 8.1 (500gb) (Dual Boot)

iPad 4 (64gb) w/Retina,Targus Versavu Case

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