It's been a rocky road, paved with hardship and confusion
, but Dell's finally ready to let us at its colorful collection of Inspiron Mini 10
netbooks -- at least the order page. You can (slightly) configure them to your hearts content, but any color outside of black comes with a $30 price premium. We upped a Mini 10 to "Jade Green" and threw in a 1.6GHz Z530 Atom processor (1.33GHz is standard) and ended up at $479, but there's no expanding beyond the 1GB of RAM or the 160GB HDD, as per the international netbook treaty
. The order page is quoting a "preliminary ship date" of April 2nd, up from the March 31st we saw two days ago, so we hope that's just a rough estimate.
[Thanks to everyone who sent this in]
Inspiron Mini 10 finally shows up at Dell's website