MSI Wind U180 10.1-Inch Netbook Price & Review

Finally MSI launched the Wind U180, an entry level laptop with 10.1 inch display. It is company’s first laptop which is based on Ceder Trail platform by Intel. The dimension of the note book is 21.26mm X 263mm X 186mm with 1.0 kg of weight.

Features  Of  MSI Wind U180

The ultra slim and ultra light wind U180 comes with three gorgeous color options like Lavender, Minimalist Black and Angel White. The chassis is scratch proof and covered with IMR color film print.

MSI Wind U180 10.1-Inch Netbook Price & Review

The U180 has a 10.1 inch power saving LED backlit display with 1024 X 600 pixel resolution, and with 8 milliseconds response time which is two times faster compared to traditional notebooks to give you crisp, smooth pictures with brighter color and great detail while watching videos and animations. It also has a built in 3.0 mega pixel web camera which is more than enough for video chatting.

Keyboard & Touch Pad

Coming to the key board area, U180 has a Chiclet type stylish keyboard. The main advantage of Chiclet type keyboard is its independent key design. The keys are well spaced from each other to give you the ultimate typing experience and more solid action.

The U180 has swirl design touch pad developed by MSI itself which gives keyboard area a stylish look. The touch pad is responsive, quick and accurate. Now we will see the inner side of MSI Wind U180.

Hardware specifications

U180 is powered with Intel Atom N2600 or N2800 dual core processor with 32nm based advanced process, and with a speed of 1.60 GHz supported by NM10 Express Chipset by Intel. For clean and crisp image Graphic Media Accelerator 3650 (GMA) by Intel. This enhances overall performance of the system and processor by 20% more than previous generation notebooks.

MSI Wind U180 10.1-Inch Netbook Price & Review

The wind U180 is studded with the latest graphics technology which is capable enough to play 1080p movies or videos. It also supports conferencing capabilities and digital display. The performance of the display graphics of U180 is double compared to the previous generation notebooks.

Normally dual core processors are paired together with system memory of 1GB, DDR3 800 RAM which can be extended up to 2GB. It also has 320GB SATA hard disk drive to fulfill the storage requirement of the user. The U180 is equipped with TDE over clocking technology made by MSI which speeds up processor clock by optimizing systems hardware to provide you the ultimate computing experience.

Connectivity & Ports

Coming to the connectivity port U180 has multi card reader (SD/MMC), 2 X USB2.0 ports, with HDMI output. In addition to all of these U180 is equipped with 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN, RJ-45 LAN. It also has pre-installed Bluetooth 3.0 + HS. It also supports Wi-Fi. The Ceder Trail platform can decode wide ranges of HD formats like Blue-ray 2.0, MPEG2, AVC, VCI etc. That’s why U180 is equipped with an HDMI port.

Battery Power

With the single touch of a finger you can choose notebook power management as per your requirement from five levels of power management i.e. turbo battery, Film, Presentation, Video game, Word Processing. This technology is known as ECO saving technology developed exclusively by MSI.

This technology can effectively enhance battery life up to 33% over the earlier generation. With 2200MAh, 3 cell lithium battery pack U180 can give support of up to 3.5 hours and with 6 cells it can give support up to 8 hours which is more than enough for a user.

Price Of MSI Wind U180

The MSI Wind U180 comes with preloaded Windows7 starter edition and it costs $380 approximately.