MSI U130 and U135: Pine Trail based netbooks

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Earlier we posted an article which looked into Dell’s updated versions of their Mini 10 netbooks, these netbooks feature Intel’s new Pine Trail platform, we are now hearing details regarding two new MSI netbooks which also use this platform.

These new netbooks are the MSI U130 and the MSI U135, both of these feature the Pine Trail N450 chip which is said to allow for a 15 percent increase in battery life.

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Both models also feature the choice between a 160GB or 250GB hard drive along with a 10.1 inch display, WiFi, Bluetooth and optional 3.5G broadband.

From what we can see so far the only difference between the U130 and U135 is “the U130 is available in Snow White and Brilliant Black, is priced at £229. The U135, meanwhile, is available in Sterling Silver, Brilliant Black, Midnight Blue and Cherry Red and carries a higher price tag of £279″.

We are still not sure exactly when these netbooks will become available, for more details check out SlashGear’s article, also worth a look is Hexus’ article.