Dell managed to let a few roadmap slides from their 2009-2010 netbook range slip out, where not only did they reveal the upcoming Dell Mini 11, but also updates to the existing Dell Mini 10.
The Dell Mini 10 will receive some extra features very soon. On April 17th the Mini 10 will get options for a 3G model, Vista, 250GB HDD, 6-cell battery, Internal TV Tuner and potentially a 1.86GHz Atom Z540. In May a new 1.6GHz Atom version will arrive, for a cheaper starting price of about $329.
From May 20th, we will see 2GB RAM options and the introduction of the “Red” color.
The Dell Mini 10 will then be updated once more in the second half of the year, with the introduction of Intel’s Pine Trail processors.
The Dell slides also leaked a Dell Mini 1010 (Dell Tiger), which is “media centric”, with Intel Atom Z CPU (upto 1.86GHz) 1 or 2GB DDR2 RAM, 10.1-inch edge to edge display and keyboard. With a starting price of $349.
Along with the Dell Mini 1011 (Dell Bear), with 10.1” WSVGA, Intel Atom N270, 1 GB RAM, upto 160 GB HDD or 16GB SSD, Linux / XP, with a starting price of $299 – $329, due May 09. Via Netbooknews.de