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Packard Bell intros Ion-based iMax mini nettop, non-Ion dot netbooks

Packard Bell intros Ion-based iMax mini nettop, non-Ion dot netbooks
Donald Melanson
Donald Melanson|@donmelanson|May 28, 2009 4:15 AM

Packard Bell hit a bit of a rough patch with its netbook business earlier this year, but things now seem to be getting back into full swing, with the company not only finally pushing those "dot s" and "dot m" netbooks out the door, but a new Ion-based nettop as well. As you can see above, however, it didn't exactly have too much work to do on the latter (dubbed the iMax mini), which is apparently nothing more than a rebadged Acer AspireRevo. Those similarities also expectedly extend right down to the specs, which include the Ion-complementing Atom N230 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 250GB hard drive, six USB ports, and an HDMI port. It will interestingly come bundled with a gamepad, however, along with an unfortunately higher £249 price tag (or about $400 US). The two dot netbooks, on the other hand, remain unchanged since we last saw 'em, and should be in UK shops by July with a matching starting price of £249.

Read - Pocketlint, "Packard Bell iMax mini launches"
Read - Pocketlint, "Packard Bell officially launches dot s and m netbooks"
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