Conclusion: Affordable netbooks cannot get any cheaper than the MSI range of mini laptops. The new MSI U135 is a 10 inch laptop that replaces their older 10’ inch laptop series. Though the dimension remain the same, the newest features include an Intel’s Atom N450 1.66GHz processor, 1GB of RAM and 160GB of hard...
Summary: The MSI Wind U135 usually costs about $330 and it’s a good value at that price. But
the netbook is even more attractive. It combines a good keyboard with Intel’s Atom N450 processor which offers more than enough power for casual computer users who don’t need to watch HD video or edit...
Summary: In our SiSoftware Sandra tests, the MSI Wind U135 put up decent scores, largely thanks to the new Atom N450 and more advanced GMA 3150 GPU. Both of these are at the top of the class in the netbook realm (for now, anyway).
Pros: Nice Overall Design, Great Value At $315, Nice Chiclet Keyboard, Great Battery Life, Ultra Quiet And Cool, HD Playback Support, Atom N450 CPU
Cons: Glossy Display, Only 1GB of RAM, No Optical Drive, No Multi-Touch Trackpad, Only A 5400RPM HDD, No USB 3.0 Ports
Summary: The new model from MSI is a special edition based on Intel´s latest Pinetrail platform to celebrate the sale of one million 10-inch U100 Wind netbooks.The special edition is available in either blue or red.
Summary: The MSI Wind U135 looks and performs well for a netbook, keeping pace with its competitors. Its price of $329 also makes it less expensive than the ASUS 1005PE ($379) and even the budget conscious Samsung N130 ($349).
Conclusion: Using the MSI Wind U135 is a pleasure when it comes to typing, except for the irritation of that small right-hand shift key - we often found we hit the neighbouring up arrow, moving the cursor into the line above when typing.
Pros: Great isolated keyboard (with a small exception), solid construction
Cons: Right-hand shift key too small, screen can over-balance the device