Apricot PicoBook Pro Available in UK in November
Apricot Computers has returned to the UK with an entry into the netbook market.
Apricot’s “PicoBook Pro” is an 8.9-inch netbook boasting optional WiMAX support that will be priced at Â£279. Oh, and it’s tiny!!!!!
It runs either Linux or Windows XP, has a 60GB hard drive and boasts a battery life of 4 hours.
They even throw in 1GB RAM, wireless LAN 802.11a/b/g and a VIA processor, graphics and chipset.
The PicoBook Pro is light, weighing in at 0.98kg, gets a “generous-sized” keyboard, VGA output, Bluetooth, two USB 2.0 ports and a memory card slot.
Apricot Computers claims the device is green as it uses tree-loving ultra-low voltage (ULV)/1.2GHz and fast-booting in under 30 seconds.
It’s available to order now to be shipped on 1 November.
For Â£279 you get Linux pre-installed, XP will be charged extra.