J&W launches Minix Netbook

Looks like every single computer manufacture wants to have a netbook under their company’s name. Same is the case with the J&W, a motherboard manufacture. Unlike other companies, which just rebrand the netbooks of other companies, J&W are going to manufacture the netbook themselves. As a result of it, chances are that it will end up being cheaper than the other netbooks. It has the usual netbook specs:

  • Intel Atom N270 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 945 chipset
  • Windows XP (Ubuntu version in talks)
  • HSPDA (optional)
  • WiFi, BT
  • webcam (1.3MP)

It comes with a keyboard cover that will prevent your device from getting destroyed in case you spill some liquid over it. Although that does not make it special at all as several 3rd party accessory makers sell these cheap keyboard covers for the netbooks. Personally, they do not provide enjoyable typing experience. So, I generally do not keep the liquids and my netbooks too close.

But, does not it looks too much like the MSI Wind U100? Even the specifications are similar to the MSI Wind U100.