When the first Netbook came out three years ago, the only thing that really excited us about it was its size, and more importantly, its price. First-generation Netbooks in comparison to what we've got today were horrible in terms of usability.
Today, we've reached new highs where Netbooks aren't only utilized for the three humble tasks they were originally designed for, like light internet surfing, office productivity and basic multimedia. They play 1080p HD videos these days, and can manage a bit gaming as well.
But that isn't the case with all. Still, most Netbooks today concentrate on affordable pricing, but tend to fall short in terms of quality. HP Mini series of Netbooks have always been known for their hightened level of usability; thanks to a good keyboard and accurate touch-pad.
The HP Mini 210 for test today is the latest variant of this series. It costs a little more than typical Rs. 15,000 Netbooks, but aims to give you a few things in return for the extra money you spend.