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...
Conclusion: "The best design offers ultimate ease and joy." - is what MSI's Chief Industrial Designer is said to have stated in connection with the Wind U135. Well, we can basically verify the simplicity of handling the netbook, but joy on design is an issue as such.
Pros: Attractive design, Very good case stability, User-friendly keyboard, Very good viewing angle stability, Low case temperatures, Low price, The display, apart from the reflective surface. A comparatively good viewing angle stability, good rates and a subjectively brilliant color representation spea...
Cons: Case susceptible for grime, Center of gravity too far back, Average VGA connection quality, Reflective display, Perpetual fan presence, Speakers' poor sound quality, On the one side, a matt display for better netbook ergonomics outdoors and on the other, a fan control update. A few degrees more o...
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: 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).
A sleek and comfortable MSI netbook that commemorates worldwide sales of more than 1 million Wind units
Good Gear Guide.au
30 October 2010
Summary: MSI's Wind Millions Special Edition U135 is a netbook that looks good and is comfortable to use. It has a balance issue that we've seen in previous Wind netbooks, but we like the U135's build quality, design and features.
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