Say hello to our little friend, the Advent 4213. It's only Advent's second crack at making a
Whereas the MSI Wind, the 4213 is based on the ECS G10IL. And that's a good thing, because both the G10IL and the 4213 pack integrated HSDPA connectivity -- simply insert your 3G SIM card into the slot behind the battery and you can surf the Web anywhere you please.was basically a re-badged
The 4213 is fairly standard otherwise. It uses a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 10.2-inch 1,024x600-pixel screen, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, three USB ports, VGA video output, a webcam, and a relatively large keyboard you can type on without contorting your fingers like a particularly klutzy zombie.
We've not had the chance to test battery life, but the 3,800mAh battery should be good for a couple of hours.
It's available now from PC World, Dixons, Currys.Digital and Amazon for a quite reasonable £300. We'll have a full review shortly, but in the meantime click 'Continue' below to check out some pictures.
The design isn't very ostentatious, but simplicity's a good thing in our eyes. Note the keyboard, which is surprisingly easy to touch-type on at speed.
The right side is home to two analogue audio ports, two USB ports, a 10/100 Ethernet port, and a modem port, which has been permanently sealed over.
Here's the left side, resplendent in its VGA-out, USB port and exhaust-vent glory.
The 4213's party piece is the integrated 3G HSDPA adaptor, the SIM card slot for which lives beneath the battery. Just slap a SIM into this, put the battery back, and you can get your Facebook on.