First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.
9 ultraportables and netbooks we can't wait for
- — 12 May, 2009 15:35
Price: Around $550
Release date: Available now
OS: Windows XP
Screen size: 12.1in
Why you'll love it: We know its slightly cheating, as the Samsung NC20 is already available in the UK - but we just love it. Powered by a 1.3GHz VIA Nano processor, the netbook benefits from three USB ports, a webcam, ethernet, VGA-out, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 2.0, as well as a 97 percent full-size keyboard and a 160GB hard drive.
Price: Around $300
Release date: Unknown
OS: Custom Linux build
Screen size: 12in
Why you'll love it: Powered by an Intel Atom chipset, the [[xref:http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/01/19/techcrunch-tablet-update-prototype-b/|CrunchPad|TechCrunch Tablet Update: Prototype B] comes with a touchscreen and virtual keyboard, a camera for photos and video, speakers, a microphone, and one USB port.
Outsiders have not laid their hands on the CrunchPad yet, but this little tablet device could be a hot property for simplified web surfing, email, media streaming, and video chat.