Dell’s answer to the MacBook Air? Dell has announced the Inspiron TM Mini 12, a small, easy-to-carry Internet companion that you can fine tune to fit your specific needs and deeds. Like its counterpart the Inspiron Mini 9, the Mini 12 is ideal for teens, tweens, travelers and “Tweeters” to surf the Web1, chat with friends, blog, stream content, upload photos or enjoy online videos, music and games.
The Inspiron Mini 12 is available initially only in Japan through Bic Camera, Kojima and Sofmap stores and other retail outlets. It will launch online globally by late November with configurations starting under $600 (U.S.). Ubuntu and Windows XP ® operating systems also will be available before the end of the year.
With a starting weight of only 2.72 lbs.1 and only 0.92 in. thick,1 current standard features on the Inspiron Mini 12 include: