RadioShack sells $99 Netbook with 2-year AT&T contract
Retailer applies cell phone business model to Netbooks, offering Acer Aspire One Netbook with an AT&T DataConnect mobile broadband service agreement.
RadioShack is selling an Acer Aspire One 3G Netbook for $99, with a two-year AT&T DataConnect contract.
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Acer's Aspire One normally sells for about $300.
The RadioShack-AT&T offer,, is valid through December 24. The 2.44-pound, 9.8-inch by 6.7-inch Netbook includes:
Built-in 3G capability
802.11b/g wireless (Wi-Fi)
8.9-inch LCD screen
Intel Atom processor
Windows XP Home
160GB hard drive
Built-in memory card readers (dedicated SD and 5-in-1)
Other players in the Netbook market include Hewlett-Packard and Dell.