The tiny touchpad is less usable, however. Furthermore, the lower usage of power can offer a longer operating time. Our Verdict Despite its slight flaws, the hybrid storage options and amazing battery life make this a hell of a netbook. There is only a luke-warm heating up in the left base area whilst the keyboard area stays very cool. Hence, an external hard disk, monitors, printers and similar periphery can be connected without a problem. Plus, the ingeniously designed spacebar and touchpad allow your fingers to move smoothly while avoiding strain.

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The idea is that, when you watch a video that’s encoded in HD, instead of the processor handling the load, it passes the hard work over to the graphics chip, leaving the processor free to keep other background tasks running without any slowdown.

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Retrieving and storing files will all be done with the SSD system, the battery life of U Hybrid is about 12 hours. Flush with the 6 cell battery elevates the chassis by 1 cm. Not only does it have both solid-state and hard disk drives, but it’s also got hybris graphics chip that can help speed up high-definition video decoding.

This polished surface benefits from the silver-grey coloration, which doesn’t exhibit smudge as evidently. Classic Test with SSD and hard disk.

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The SSD’s efficiency differs obviously from that of the msk disk and has a very high average value of Kensington lock, power supply, louver, 2x Hybrir. There hybfid still remaining stocks of the 8. The Bottom Line Full marks to MSI for trying to do something different with the MSI Wind U Hybrid, but, despite the excellent battery life, we’re not convinced there’s quite enough on offer to justify the high price tag.


The pleasantly sized surface, which has an almost angular side ratio, is slightly roughened and bids good gliding traits. Placed this way, these lead to regular collisions with connected periphery, which curtails unnecessarily.

In return, the Kensington lock, power supply, VGA and network socket are found far in the back and don’t lead to any restrictions. There is only a luke-warm heating up in the left base area whilst the keyboard area stays very cool.

TechRadar pro IT insights for business. The low basic consumption is supported by a high capacity battery with 57 Wh and makes the U to a record-breaking long-distance runner. The color of u15 product might be affected by photography and the monitor’s setting, which might be different from the real product.

Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. In return, the port distribution and arrangement isn’t as satisfactory, as just the frequently used USB ports are placed too far in the front.

Dimension L X D X The U has simply amazing battery life. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. HP Spectre x inch, late When you turn this on, it forces the netbook to rely solely on the SSD drive in other to eke out as much life from the battery as possible. All specifications are subject to change without notice. As already mentioned, hbyrid is connected to restrictions in view of the available memory capacity.


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On the other hand, both have reflective displays. The still for netbooks uncommon support of the fast WLAN standard draft-nwhich allows for a larger range and a faster connection velocity, is especially pleasing. The Bad Expensive; tired-looking design. On the other hand, the power-efficient design enables extended battery life so you can keep on surfing, blogging, listening to music, watching video and communicating with the world as you move through your day.

Audio HD Audio, Stereo speakers. The keyboard taking up almost the whole case breadth can avoid using too small keys.

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Products may not be available in all markets. The photos taken is very sharp in resolution and brilliant in colors, capturing precise imagery both indoor or out, adding more fun to instant messaging.

Visit manufacturer site for details. The tiny touchpad is less usable, however.