Loudspeakers MSI builds in two little squeakers on the base unit’s bottom left and right front corner. The Asus p is much more capable of this and stays quiet with a bit over 30 dB A in idle mode. The plain forms and the use of plastic remain. The Wind U almost achieves the manfacturer’s stated top value of minutes or 7 hours in the BatteryEater Reader’s test, representative of the maximum runtime at reading a document energy saving mode, min. A great price for well-reviewed Netbook that’s missing only a couple minor features. We’ll have to wait and see if MSI makes improvements.

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This laptop has everything a netbook is expected iwnd have, ticking all the right boxes. A quick look around the netbook proves that there hasn’t really been much changed about the given ports, either. The flood of netbooks appearing on the market is showing no signs of abating and the MSI U is one of netbok latest.

See a summary of all my Defensive Computing postings. The Wind U tries to score in terms of mobility with a lithium ion battery with a capacity of 49Wh.

They pleasantly can touchpwd easily adjusted but the display teeters eagerly. Depending on the application, there are partly longer waiting periods that have to be accepted than in average dual-core notebooks, which is especially the case when managing several applications at once. CNET’s best of The netbook, tested with our reference monitor Dell WFp, only provided a sufficient image quality in this resolution.


It’s necessary to remark the good case stability as well as the very pleasant to use keyboard. The waste air barely has a temperature worth mentioning. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.

As the picture almost remains unchanged in the optimal perpendicular viewing position “only” reflections impair the representationyou can also take delight in an unusually large stable viewing toucchpad on the vertical plane. The range complies with the netbook standard. Because MSI uses the available case width of around millimeters very well, the typing comfort turns out quite acceptable for a 10 inch netbook.

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You find a correlating icon by the function keys, but mai neither triggered an optical feedback nor was there a noticeable impact on the hardware, such as the CPU clock rate. There is, however, one thing to be on the lookout for. Aside from that, we only noticed one further peculiarity: The MSI Wind has been around a long ntbook by Netbook computer standards and generally gets good reviews. Loudspeakers MSI builds in two little squeakers on the base unit’s bottom left and right front corner.

We didn’t notice multi-touch support just as little as a horizontal or vertical scroll area.

With a width of 62 millimeters it definitely can be counted to the widescreen inputs and the slightly roughened surface complies with our idea of a user-friendly pad. My recent posting Choosing a Netbook–a picture can be worth a thousand words illustrates the difference between a 9-inch glossy screen and a inch one with a matte finish. Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: The display, apart from the reflective surface. Summarizing, this means that there are a total of three USB ports in the front area of the left and right side edges, an SD cardreader, microphone and headphone socketas well as the LAN and VGA port on the right side edge.


The black chassis is chic in a rather subtle way but, like other shiny netbooks, quickly attracts fingerprints and smears.

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Our black prototype’s great tendency to smudge smothers the initial exhilaration very quickly, in our opinion. MSI builds in a The Asus p is much more capable of this and stays quiet with a bit over 30 dB A in idle mode.

Don’t show this again. The audio signal’s output over the headphone socket turns out a lot better, even if the exact opposite in terms of sound way too muffled, subjectively.

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The MSI stays a bit behind the Asus p with points. On a personal note, this kills me.

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