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HP Mini 110-1012NR Review Atom N270 netbook

February 11th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Netbooks are nowadays gaining more attention through their improved portability. Importantly these netbooks will serve as a great help for the people always on the move and this can keep them in touch with their business, work, family and friends. Keeping this kind of trend in mind, computer giant HP has started providing netbooks since many days. Now, there is another interesting netbook model added to this list as HP Mini 110-1012NR. This netbook is almost a match for a PC, but comes minus optical drive. This is a netbook and small in size, but this size not restricted the manufacture to offer enough sized keyboard for easy typing needs. This netbook is arranged with a webcam that has built-in flash in it.  It has 10.1-inches TFT widescreen and watching movies would be fine through it. Sometimes its full screen ratio fail to show the entire webpage and user might face little difficult with this. This machine is powered through Intel Atom N270/1.6Ghz processor and equipped with Intel GMA 950 Graphics too.

HP Mini 110-1012NR Pros:

  • This is small in size and easy to hold everywhere and easy to work too.
  • It’s light in weight and offers improved portability.
  • It has Intel GMA 950 Graphics.
  • It has built-in webcam.
  • This netbook comes at affordable price tag.

HP Mini 110-1012NR Cons:

  • Battery backup is not satisfactory.
  • No optical drive.
  • No Bluetooth.

Intel Atom N270 Processor Details

Intel Atom processor comes as tiny, ultra-low-power embedded package that offers the complete features of an x86 desktop CPU. It is a single core processor. This processor is clocked at 1.6GHz. This processor comes with L2 Cache of capacity 512KB.This is made through 45nm process. This is indicating that the chip is too small and in turn cost can be cut down to lowest. This Intel Atom N270 is designed exclusively for netbooks and laptops such as MSI Wind and Eee PC update. This processor can support Intel’s Enhanced SpeedStep Technology too. This processor got a 2.5W TDP.



This netbook powered through Intel Atom N270 processor that is clocked at 1.6 GHz. This processor comes with 512KB L2 Cache.

System Memory and hard drive:

This netbook is arranged with 1 GB DDR2 SDRAM and there is no chance to expand this RAM further. The form factor of this memory is SO DIMM 200-pin.

HP Mini 110-1012NR  netbook comes with 16 GB solid date drive. Perhaps this is not enough for the presnt trends and regular backup storage should be arranged by the user.

Display and graphics:

This netbook screen size 10.1-inches widescreen with 1024×576 pixels resolution along with Anti-glare feature. This display comes with LED backlit technology.

HP Mini 110-1012NR  is arranged with a Intel GMA 959 graphics processor with 128MB video memory.


For audio output needs, this netbook is arranged with a sound card and microphone is there as sound output. Its compliant standards are High Definition Audio. This netbook is arranged with built-in stereo speakers.

Sizes, color and Weight:

Width: 10.3-inches.

Depth: 6.8-inches.

Height: 1.3-inches.

Weight: 2.4 lbs.

Color: Black.


This netbook is arranged with an integrated webcam for video chats over the internet.

Input Devices:

There is a keyboard for easy data entry. Though the keyboard si small, user will not find it difficult with easy typing. There is a touchpad with multi touch feature and this touchpad is quite responsive.


HP Mini 110-1012NR  is arranged with network adapter and Wireless LAN support through IEEE 802.11 b/g. Its Data Link protocols are Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 b/g.


This laptop comes with a 3-cell Lithium-ion battery. This battery pack is to offer unplugged power for the netbook.


This nebook comes with Genuine Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Office 2010 Suites.

Additional Ports:

This laptop is arranged with one 5-in-1 card reader, three USB ports, one VGA input, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.


This netbook comes with three months limited warranty on parts and labor.

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