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October 23, 2009

Verizon Wireless Makes Two HP Netbooks Available on 3G Network

By Anshu Shrivastava, TMCnet Contributor

Verizon Wireless has reportedly announced the availability of two new HP netbooks - the HP Mini 311-1037NR and the HP Mini 110-1046NR - on its 3G network.
The netbooks come with a built-in Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless’ Mobile Broadband network. Additionally, with these HP Mini netbooks, customers can browse the Web or access e-mail in more than 185 destinations worldwide when coupled with a Verizon Wireless GlobalAccess service plan, according to Verizon Wireless.
The HP Mini 311-1037NR features Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, while HP Mini 110-1046NR is equipped with Genuine Windows XP Home Edition operating system.
HP officials said that the HP Mini 311-1037NR offers a rich entertainment experience with 11.6-inch-diagonal HD LED BrightView widescreen display --1366 x 768; and 16:9 aspect ratio for full-screen HD content playback.
Additionally, the HP Mini 311-1037NR features Altec Lansing speakers; NVIDIA ION for Windows 7; Intel (News - Alert) Atom Processor N270. The processor speed of this netbook is 1.60 GHz; system memory 2 GB RAM; and comes with 160 GB storage hard drive.
Company officials said that HP Mini 110-1046NR provides customers the perfect mobile companion with 10.1"-diagonal SD LED anti-glare widescreen display --1024 x 576; Windows Media Player 11.
Moreover, it features HD audio, stereo speakers and integrated microphone; and Intel Atom Processor (News - Alert) N270. The processor speed of HP Mini 110-1046NR is 1.60 GHz; system memory is 1 GB RAM; and 160 GB of storage hard drive.
Storage hard drive: 160 GB
The HP Mini 311-1037NR is now available, while the HP Mini 110-1046NR is expected to roll out in mid-November.
Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Verizon Wireless operates wireless voice and data network, serving 87.7 million customers. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone (News - Alert).
Last month, Verizon Wireless introduced its plan for establishing the first 4G Long Term Evolution wireless network in the nation.

Anshu Shrivastava is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anshu’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Amy Tierney