As expected, Verizon has launched its first subsidized netbook in the HP Mini.
The netbook itself features Qualcommâ€™s GOBI tri-mode EVDO/UMTS/GSM/EDGE 3G modem with dual-band EVDO Rev. A, quadband GSM/EDGE and triband HSPA access with US 3G support.
Major hardware specifications consist of a 10.1 inch display, 1.6GHz Atom processor, 1GB RAM expandable to 2GB, 80 GB Hard drive with Windows XP SP3 installed, a 1.3 megapixel webcam, SD/MMC card reader, and Wi-Fi radio.
The HP Mini 1151NR is $519.99 Month-to Month, $349.99 on a 1 year agreement and $249.99 on a 2 year agreement before a $50 instant rebate bringing the totals to $299.99 and $199.99 after selecting either the $40/month or the $60/month data plans which are set at 250 MB and 5 GB monthly access respectively.