Aside from the chic looks, the Wind U can convince with a good workmanship, a good battery life, an adequate connectivity and high-end input devices. The competition in the netbook sector is vast. The MSI Wind U is a step in the right direction with a larger battery than its U sibling, but it’s priced above the competition and falls short on battery life. Talking about internet and mobility: The Wind U has a compact and quite solid plastic case , which defies selective pressure very well. There is no contorting or overdriving heard, even at maximum volume output.
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MSI logo on the display’s back. The 10 inch device with a WSVGA display and a maximum resolution of x pixels doesn’t only look great, but was also able to win the much desired ” iF Product Design Award “.
Webpage scrolling is limited to only touchpoints. Either in a classic black Jet Black or in a somewhat more daring brown-gold Fancy Gold. An equally satisfactory result is reached even under load. I can get to network using Ethernet cable, but it is not comfortable so in the end I use now mostly Windows 7 on my new netbook.
Temperature Aside from the fan characteristic, or rather fan control, the directly related temperature emissions supply reason for complaint. By ubersoft in forum Software Support. If you can cope with these flaws, you’ll get a solid, compact and well-manufactured netbook at a fair price of about We have no issues with the touchpad; it’s decent size and responds well. wlnd
During the boot sequence, this is especially visible when the backgrounds are black. On our review mwi, we noticed significant backlight bleed around the edges when the brightness is near the top of the scale.
May 24th, 2. The only thing missing now is a better fan control paired with cooler temperatures under load.
After all, that is nine hours and 46 minutes of mobile independence before the MSI Wind U cries for the mains again. Is this the perfect travelling windd The manufacturer MSI allows itself one slip-up in the display illumination. The highlight of the U is the six-cell battery, which MSI claims can last for a whopping 15 hours. The MSI U in black is for the traditionalists amongst you.
A permanently running fan and high temperatures don’t at all fit together.
Our test device is the gold-brown Fancy Gold netbook, which differs quite evidently from the masses in its looks. You can only see something on the display with a lot of effort.
Before you ask, yes the wlan card is activated and also in kubuntu I activated Wlan. The competition in the netbook sector is vast. The speakers on the U are lap-firing, meaning that if you have the netbook on your lap, the speakers sound muffled since they can be easily blocked by your clothing. The humble netbook has come a long way since it’s birth in with the Asus Eee PC. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Wirelesw to page: It’s also compact enough to use on the train, sitting on your knee or tray table wireleess you type.
Gateway and Sony have also used a similar design on some of their notebooks.
The manufacturer MSI allegedly has a Wind U configuration with a UMTS card slot as an exciting and definitely interesting option, whereby such models haven’t been found yet.
Storage starts at GB and we’d suggest opting for a minimum of GB. Screen and processor The inch x LED backlit screen is adequate for the odd spreadsheet session and browsing, if a bit low res, although there’s little issue with reflections.
Design is balanced, workmanship is suitable. Results 1 to 2 of 2. Touchpad As for the mouse replacement, we would describe wireelss as very precise and pleasant.
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