The folks at System76 announced today that they’re launching a new high performance 15.6 inch laptop called the Pangolin. It’s a big heavy machine that I’m not particularly interested in, but when I saw the news I decided to take a peek at the company’s 10 inch Starling NetBook page and I noticed that System76 has updated the processor without changing the price.
Last year the Starling NetBook was selling for $385 with a 1.5 GHz Intel Atom N550 dual core processor. Now you can pick up the same mini-laptop for the same price with a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N570 processor.
That price includes Ubuntu 11.04, 2GB of DDR3 memory, a 250GB hard drive, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, and a 3 cell battery. You can also configure the laptop with additional storage, a solid state disk, or a 6 cell or spare battery.