The white lit MSI logo, decentered somewhat to the right on the display’s back, first really stands out in dimmed rooms. Weighing 1Kg and measuring just under 2cm deep, the Wind U is very portable, slipping easily into a day bag. The U has an island-style keyboard that felt very sturdy as we typed. According to the manufacturer’s homepage, the test device is supposed to achieve a runtime of up to 15 hours with the six cell battery. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. England and Wales company registration number While watching an episode of Ugly Betty on Hulu at full screen, the inch display x looked bright, and the picture even continued to look colorful with good contrast when we dipped the screen forward.

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Aside from a very good battery life supplied by the included battery, the Touchapd U has a quite good workmanship and a compactness that also impressed us. Meanwhile, the somewhat small GB 5,rpm hard drive transferred a 4.

T3 is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Viewing angles are average with the vertical viewing range spanning degrees forward or back before colors started to invert.

Build quality is very good with strong hinges, rigid body panels, and a nearly flex-proof frame. If you would rather have something more classic, the Wind U in Jet Black is available for you. This machine offers u610 long battery life, good performance, and one of the lightest designs you’ll find.


The Wind U is available in two different colors. Its six-cell battery lasted 8: Not everyone will like what MSI calls ‘the rod-type screen hinge design,’ basically the six-cell battery juts out from the back of the notebook. In practice it actually elevates the back of the notebook, making typing more comfortable. System Noise The till now really rather acceptable impression is dimmed by following two points.

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That compares favorablyto the typical netbook, which reaches temperatures of 91, 92, and 95 degrees in these respective spots. Please share our article, every link counts!

Movie playback isn’t outstanding; colours are muted and detail is a bit soft, but for the odd film it’s fine. Touchpadd our review model, we noticed significant backlight bleed around the edges when the brightness is near the top of the scale.

The MSI U feels at home here. Netbooks are known for not being made for performance. A 2-in-1 cardreader for SD, MMCimmediately followed by audio sockets for microphone and headphone, is on the right.

It is quite sturdy in regards to touchpaf and barely bends despite the chiclet keyboard. The Wind U has a compact and quite solid plastic casewhich defies selective pressure very well. Netbooks aren’t usually brimming with features and the MSI is no real exception.


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September 16th, at Only the Samsung N, which finished at a rate of Running an Intel Atom N 1. One design detail we do appreciate is the dedicated Wi-Fi switch on the left side of the netbook. Either in a classic black Jet Black or in a somewhat more daring brown-gold Fancy Gold. Win 7 Starter Processor: Whilst the established rates look very promising on both the MSI Wind U’s upper and bottom side in an idle state, it unfortunately changes under continuous system load.

MSI’s logo on the display’s back in the dark.

MSI Wind U, with courtesy of: Compared to the U, MSI took a step in the right direction by including driver support. Pros Good looks Solid build Comfortable keyboard Cons Falls short touchpwd 15 hour battery claim Minimalistic touchpad drivers.

The common trend with mai configurations is including the power button at the end of the hinge, which MSI also does. The Wind UDX is an update of the excellent Wind Uand we like this new machine’s usability and portability, even if it lacks excitement.