I found the Eee PC to have a keyboard too small to type on comfortably. The HP 2133 appears to have a significantly wider keyboard, only about 10mm narrower than the 12 inch screen notebook computer I usually use. This should make the HP usable (but with an external screen and keyboard still desirable for extended desktop use).
The HP 2133 has got good reviews. Dell are rumored to have a similar unit coming out, produced by Compal Electronics for $399. My prediction that by the end of 2008, a "normal" computer will be one for under $500 seems to be coming true.
System features See detailed specs US QuickSpecs » html ... Operating system SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 Processors available VIA C7-M ULV processor (1.0 GHz, 128 KB L2 cache, 400 MHz FSB)
Memory Memory 512 MB 667 MHz DDR2 SDRAM Memory slots 1 DIMM Storage Hard drive 4 GB Flash Module Graphics and Input/Output devices Display size 8.9-inch diagonal WXGA Graphics VIA Chrome 9 Integrated camera VGA camera Audio, Slots, and Ports Audio ADI1984HD High Definition CODEC; 24-bit DAC; Integrated stereo speakers; Stereo headphone/line out; Stereo microphone in Ports Standard:
2 USB 2.0
1 microphone in
1 external VGA monitor
1 AC power
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Communication features Network interface 10/100/1000 NIC Wireless Broadcom 802.11b/g Product specifications Weight 2.8 lb (1.27 kg) Dimensions (w x d x h) 10.04 x 6.5 x 1.05 in (255 x 165 x 27 mm) What's in the box Battery 3-cell (28 WHr) high capacity Lithium-Ion
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