announced that it will produce one last revision of its Aspire One D250 netbook
before Intel’s upcoming Pine
platform makes its way onto store shelves in Q1 2010
The netbook will maintain all of its current specs, with the
only significant difference on the new model being a 720p HD screen resolution
of 1280x720 as opposed to 1024x600 WSVGA. The new model will maintain a 1.33kg
lightweight design, a single-core Atom N270 1.60GHz, 1GB of DDR2 533MHz, 160GB
2.5-inch SATA II drive, SD card reader, Intel 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, a webcam, and a
Unfortunately, the new machines will still be loaded with
Windows XP SP3, but Windows 7 runs just fine with full Aero transparency,
although best with a 2GB stick of memory.
Apparently, the device is already available for pre-order in
Norway with a released date scheduled July 30, 2009.
The listing can be found here