The HP Mini 1000 and HP Mini 110 may look a lot alike at first glance. But the newer Mini 110 is a bit thicker and heavier than the Mini 1000.And if you don’t beleive me, you can check out a series of photos posted by JMacalinao over at the MyHPMini forums comparing the two. It’s worth pointing out that the HP Mini 110 in these photos has a bulky 6 cell battery while the HP Mini 1000 has a 3 cell battery that sits flush with the netbook.
And while the extra size means there’s room for a full sized VGA port and a faster, 5400rpm hard drive instead of the 1.8 inch, 4200rpm hard drive in the HP Mini 1000, you can still snag the older netbook from some retailers while supplies last if size is more important to you than performance.
And while we’re comparing thin netbooks with their thicker siblings, Eee PC.de has posted a series of images showing just how much bulkier the Asus Eee PC 1005HA is than the super-slim Eee PC 1008HA. Some users will find the tradeoff worthwhile, since the 1005HA gets over 8 hours of battery life, while the 1008HA tops out at around 5 or 6 hours. Both of these models are currently in production (which is more than I can say about the HP Mini 1000).