You’ll want to make use of the headphone jack whether you’re listening to music or watching a movie. Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. The MSI Wind U is very well laid out and designed to make it extremely portable but still easy to use. This inch laptop boasts a polished design along with a slightly larger screen and roomier keyboard than the 9-inch Eee PC If you already own a Wind then there’s not much point upgrading to the new one as it doesn’t offer much more than the original, especially as it uses the older Intel chipset. The 80GB Western Digital drive really helps a lot and 1GB of memory is enough for just about anything a normal notebook user might need.

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MSI Wind U Plus – External Reviews

And the bright screen is sure to win fans. Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much. After all, the U’s exterior is eye-catching – even sexy, considering the glossy deep-blue finish of our review model. We have revised the rating of this product to reflect the changing competitive Netbook landscape. Though its battery life leaves a lot to be desired, the extra space the keyboard affords is greatly appreciated; after using the inch Wind for a few days, we wouldn’t recommend going with anything smaller.

Though its configuration is very similar to the Asus Eee PCthe Wind took nearly twice as long to complete the test.

The Asus Eee PC puts that extra money toward a solid-state drive and bigger battery–two items that allowed it to run for more than 3 hours longer than the MSI Wind on a single charge. The only way of enabling this mdi was from a Function Key, where as soon as the computer was rebooted all the settings were lost. The Wind UH represents a minor update from the incumbent.


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Inside, the two Netbooks share very similar configurations, including the 1. We sad that U90 is almost identical to U model u10 means that some differences are present. Though it has a spinning hard drive, it’s very quiet during operation.

While the chassis and basic design hasn’t changed much, the Wind has picked up a few handy updates over the last couple months that help keep it competitive with the onslaught of new netbook offerings. It’s still a good machine and if you’re happy to trade battery life for a vvideo keyboard, or purchase a separate battery, it’s still worth serious consideration, but it just misses out on a wholehearted recommendation. The U90 uses the same chassis but, despite its lower price, the smaller screen and reduced storage fail to pack the punch of its predecessor.

As a laptop manufacturer, MSI has a medium market share and is not among the Top 10 global manufacturers.

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It’s a great design and benefits from an excellent keyboard and screen, but it’s let down by battery life that cannot winnd with the Eee PC and undercut by a re-branded version, making you think twice. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in Lenovo fine-tuned its formula for the Yoga C, adding a trio of useful features that We don’t want to place too much emphasis on performance here.

The 3-cell battery does limit its overall running time however. Both models are the same thickness, tapering from 1.


The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of Single Review, online available, Long, Date: The Wind is only slightly larger than the Eee PC ; it’s 1.

On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper. While the design and features don’t look as cutting edge as they once did, this is still a great netbook, and if you’re after an all-in-one ,si, it looks like a good option.

Above the display sits the ubiquitous 1. Single Review, online available, Short, Date: The netbook will stay alive for a good 3 hours, which is decent for standard use, but you end up paying for a 6-cell battery that should really be giving you two or three more hours of work time. The ratings of MSI laptops are above average in the tests as of The MSI Wind U is very well laid out and designed to make it extremely portable but still easy to use.

MSI Wind notebook starts the storm Source: Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. A vast improvement that brings it almost in line with the Eee PC H – if the price falls the Wind may just edge it. However, the similarities between the Wind and its competitors end there. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.