The popularity of NVIDIA Ion has pushed HP to act upon it and jumping onto the bandwagon by announcing their new HP Mini 311 can Compaq Mini 311c netbooks. These netbooks will get a full support of NVIDIA Ion, turning them to be not just a mere Netbook anymore.
HP Mini 311 and Compaq Mini 311c netbooks share a similar specification, while they looks different in design perspective. They are powered by Intel Atom N270 processor at 1.6Ghz speed, 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD, 11.6-inch LED LCD display, webcam, 5-in-1 card reader, WLAN, 3x USB ports, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth, HDMI, VGA port, and running under Windows XP OS.
The most interesting feature is you can actually play HD 1080p content with this little guy. And the netbook has the HDMI output which is rare for most of netbook selling on the market powered by XP OS. This, of course will be able to support Windows 7 when it release on October 22th.
HP Mini 311 will be available in September 23rd, and on October 18th HP would start shipping out Mini 311 with Windows 7 Premium for $475 USD.