The HP Mini 2140 has been shipping for a few weeks now, and Liliputing reader Jean-Etienne LaVallee managed to get his hands on one. And he’s posted a kind of snarky unboxing video to prove it. He seems pretty impressed with the netbook’s build quality and design, but if you enjoy hearing people making fun of warning labels and warranties, you’re in for a treat.
I’m still waiting for HP to send me a review unit, but I got a chance to check out a couple of HP 2140 netbooks at CES in January. The build quality is probably the best you’ll find on any netbook available today. The computer has the same sturdy aluminum case as the HP 2133 Mini-Note, but it comes with the faster Intel Atom processor (the HP 2133 had a VIA C7-M CPU). The HP Mini 2140 also has an accelerometer that shuts of the hard drive to prevent damage if you drop the laptop.
Jean-Etienne has promised to send in some more updates as he continues to play with his new netbook. In the meantime, you can check out his unboxing video after the break.