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Linux system builder ZaReason appears to have launched a new Linux netbook. While there’s no information about the new Teo netbook on the ZaReason web site, you can already order one from Amazon for $460.

The Teo bears a more than passing resemblance to the original MSI Wind U100 10 inch netbook, and I wouldn’t be surprised if ZaReason was working with MSI to supply the chassis and possibly some other components. Spec-wise, the netbook has a 10 inch. 1024 x 600 non-glare display, a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 Pine Trail processor and 160GB hard drive.Amazon says it should get 8 hours of battery life.

But the first clue that this isn’t your typical Windows netbook is the fact that it comes with 2GB of RAM. Most Windows netbook ship with just 1GB. The second clue is the fact that ZaReason doesn’t sell Windows computers. The third is the fact that the product image clearly shows a Linux sticker and another sticker marked Ubuntu.

ZaReason’s last Linux netbook was the Terra A20, which was introduced last year with an Intel Atom N270 processor and a lower $349 price tag. That model appears to have been discontinued.

Update: The ZaReason Teo is now available from ZaReason.com for $459.99.

via Linux Netbook

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2 replies on “ZaReason Teo: Pine Trail netbook with an Ubuntu Linux twist”

    1. I thought it was a bit pricey as well, but when you look at what it comes with out of the box, it kind of makes up for it. Plus, the fact that it’s not subsidized by the companies that put the crapware on Windows netbooks is probably why it’s a little more expensive.

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