Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) Netbook

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Meet the Mini 10

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Timing is everything, and now you can have all the time in the world. The newly designed Inspiron Mini 10 offers up to 9.5 hours of battery life to keep you on the go.

  • Enhance your view with the Hi-def widescreen display option.
  • Experience exceptional HD video viewing with the Broadcom Crystal HD media accelerator*.
  • Get Live Local Broadcast TV with Digital TV tuner option.
  • Get the most out of your trips with Location-aware GPS option. 
  • Play CDs and DVDs with an optional external optical disk drive.

Inspiron Mini 10






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Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook Computer Social Connection

Social Connection

The Mini 10 makes it easy to stay connected to your world almost anywhere you go with built in WiFi, Bluetooth and Ethernet, connections*. Be there when you can’t be there with the built-in 1.3MP Webcam and Skype. Organize the entire family’s schedule and household chores and share media and more using the Cozi™ family organizer. And the Mini 10’s small, virtually weightless design lets you travel light while keeping up with your blog, video chat, instant messenger and email so you never lose touch with your family and friends.
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook Computer

Mobile Entertainment

The Mini 10 is designed to give you access to your favorite entertainment. When you’re on the go you can still be connected to email, shopping and more.

Seamless viewing

A bright 10.1", seamless widescreen display is designed to present websites without a lot of left-right scrolling. And its 16:9 aspect ratio provides a smooth, and vivid viewing experience.

A cinematic experience

Enjoy your favorite movies on select systems with an HD screen powered with Broadcom Crystal HD media Accelerator* and SRS(r)Surround sound.

Digital TV*

Enjoy free live digital TV (and HD where available) on select systems with the internal TV tuner, wherever you can receive a broadcast signal. With digital TV at your fingertips, you can access all your favorite local channels and pause live TV up to 30 minutes.
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook Computers

Vibrant Color

Personalize your Mini 10 with any of the six eye-catching color options. Choose from Obsidian Black, Ice Blue, Jade Green, Passion Purple, Promise Pink and (PRODUCT) RED™ . With a portion of the proceeds going to The Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa, you can now help save lives when you buy a Mini (PRODUCT) RED. With every purchase of a Promise Pink Mini 10, Dell will donate $5 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® — one of the world's largest nonprofit breast cancer awareness organizations.
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook Computer Smart Design

Smart Design

The Mini 10 was developed from the ground up to be the perfect companion, helping you stay connected* while on the go.

Long battery life

No need to sacrifice portability for battery life. The Mini 10 offers up to 9.5 hours of battery life* on select systems while keeping the weight of the system starting at 3.1 pounds. Plus, the Mini’s new design incorporates a 6-cell battery instead of it getting in your way.


The Mini 10’s new keyboard has been tweaked to perfection, and its new palm rest helps resist fingerprints. At 92% the size of a standard laptop keyboard, your fingers will be pleased with the Mini 10’s new keyboard with curved keys for a comfortable fit.

Simple and Smart Services

Dell DataSafe™ Online
Our optional online backup service offers data protection by enabling customers to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is designed to be easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.

Dell Remote Access
Enjoy what’s on your home PC from almost anywhere. With Dell Remote Access* Basic, you can easily access photos, music, movies and more on your home system using another Internet-connected computer*. No more waiting until you get home to get the files you need!

Dell Support Center
Our centrally located, easy-to-use application provides personalized support resources. Conveniently located on your PC’s desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources. Helps keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook Computer - Simple and Smart Services


  • Intel® NM10 Express

Audio and Speakers

  • Main Speakers (quantity) : 2 x 1.0Watt with 2 channel High Definition audio
    Microphone – Integrated single analog

Optical Drive

  • External only


  • Up to 8 hours and 44 minutes* of battery life with a 6-cell battery.
    3-cell 28WHr Li-Ion Battery
    6-cell 56WHr Li-Ion Battery
    6-cell 60WHr Li-Ion Battery (available on limited configurations)


  • 1.3 MP Integrated Webcam (standard on all configurations)


  • Dell™ Wireless 1397 802.11g Half mini-card (standard on all configurations)


    Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Internal (2.1) mini-card

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Externally Accessible

    Kensington lock

    AC Power-in

    Integrated network connector 10/100 LAN (RJ45),

    VGA connector

    (3)USB 2.0

    Audio jacks (1 headphone, 1 microphone)
    TV Antenna in (HDTV configuration only)

    3-in-1 Flash Memory Reader

    Secure Digital (SD/SDHC) Memory Card

    Multi-Media Card (MMC)

    Memory Stick (MS/MS Pro)

    Dimensions & Weight

    Height: 25.5mm (1.0 inches)-32.8mm (1.3inches)

    Width: 268mm (10.5 inches)

    Depth: 197mm (7.8 inches)

    Starting weight: 1.25kg (2.7 lbs)* with 3 Cell battery and 1.37Kg (3lbs) with 6-cell battery

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