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Indigo RS130 is Cheapest 13.3″ Netbook

This is the one that’s really identical to the MSI X-Slim X320 — the Indigo RS130 which is a 13.3″, Atom-powered netbook.

And for a cash price of Php17,900 at Compex, you can get this one with the following specs:


 




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Indigo RS130
13.3″ Screen
Intel Atom N280 1.66GHz
1GB DDR2 RAM
160GB SATA HDD
Intel GMA950 Graphics
Intel GSE945 Chipset
1.3 MP webcam
WiFi 802.11b/g
10/100Mbps LAN

Again, there’s no OS included here but for under Php18,000, I think it’s a good buy. Just make sure you have your warranty covered by the store.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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24 Responses

  1. boo says:

    nice price! But is compex reliable enough for warranties and repairs?
    Is indigo a good oem brand?

  2. daddy joey says:

    nice, i hope we get to read a review of these netbooks.

  3. skagen says:

    what is the maximum screen resolution? thanks

  4. Lezuric says:

    I just hope there will be a review with this laptop soon.. hehe thanks po sir abe!

  5. jerb says:

    Sana my upgrade option for the batt and video card, tapos my option sana for built in 3g para mas swabe.

  6. lolipown says:

    Just make sure you have your warranty covered by the store.

    That pretty much sums up the reason why it’s the cheapest 13.3 netbook :D

  7. Jiro Yan says:

    i need built in 3G on that baby.! i love the design

  8. Jhay says:

    There always seems to be a trust issue with this lesser known brands though they offer similarly-spec’d models as the more popular brands do.

    Despite the uber-cheap price tags, people are still reluctant to buy their models.

  9. yuga says:

    @jhay – now we have an idea how much premium is added to the brand by big PC manufacturers.

  10. mark28 says:

    I don’t trust this brand. I may be wasting money if I buy this… I just have to stick the brands I trust like Asus, Acer, Lenovo, Dell, HP, Toshiba and Fujitsu.

  11. manong says:

    @ jhay — there are pinoy “people” who only cares for the price… do u have any idea how many people who are buying china-made dvd players, mp3 players, celphone? A LOT! compared to their branded counterparts, i say 80% of pinoys

    and now comes laptops! so what’s the difference? the cheaper gadgets target 80% of pinoy… the poor. 5 to 20% of pinoys are reluctant hehehe!

  12. too large for a netbook. no information about battery capacity/life, which is a major component for a netbook factor.

  13. Eason says:

    it just looks like one of those china netbooks being sold in Baclaran Terminal Plaza and along the DIGITAL Divisoria

  14. Actually it’s wireless B/G/N. Awesome value I would say and build quality is GOOD. Resolution is a huge 1280×800. Best value over-10″ ATOM notebook on the market today.

  15. Actually it’s wireless B/G/N. Awesome value I would say and build quality is GOOD. Resolution is a huge 1280×800. Best value over-10″ ATOM notebook on the market today. By the way, it has a “chiclet” keyboard which is super-easy to use!

  16. Marky says:

    Yes I agree, saw one of those China netbooks at divisoria (alongside with China Nintendo DSs). Isn’t this just a branded China netbook?

    @manong well yes, we buy China-made phones not just because of being affordable, one main reason is for replacing branded phones. So I don’t think a replacement netbook would be reliable especially for storing valuable data.

  17. Alain says:

    Do Not Buy This Piece of Crap. hahaha Asus has launched a new netbook better than this. only 21900php

    http://www.pcgilmore.com.ph/controller.do?action=singleproduct&productid=3617&categoryid=133

  18. solarisdreams says:

    @Alain HaHa…you work for PCGILMORE. Fanboy biased opinion.

    L0s3R!

  19. sani says:

    @daddy joey

    sir meron ng review para sa netbook na to.. eto ung link http://www.shanzai.com/index.php/market-mayhem/news/659-hackbook-air-indigo-rs130

  20. mhai says:

    Pano po ba e open ang wireless nitong indigo rs 130 po. please help

  21. maryon mayor says:

    my own review of this netbook, is that its good if your just doing excels, word documents and other office stuffs..

    but if you are considering a multi-purpose laptap, this is not your option.

    for example. if you are considering Adobe Creative Suite 5, you will be having a problem with hardware resources…

    and also i had a problem with wifi. with this on UBUNTU, tried ubuntu 7.xx (jaunty)

    done anything, what i can find on google, seems its not working and only a little support on this… :( anyway, if you know how i can make use of the wifi using ubuntu, it will be a great help.. thanks..

  22. sani says:

    @maryonmayor

    sir have you tried to play a 720 video on this netbook?

  23. Anna says:

    I bought the indigo netbook back in December 2009. So far the 10-inch netbook works well with me and it still ‘alive’ I brought this laptop abroad (Singapore, Taiwan and Australia) and I was able to use it. It may not be the best but it will be useful if you’re just into surfing, movie download and playing videos in youtube. I haven’t use it in other things. I can say my money is worth it. More than 1.5 years for that cheap price is good enough for me.

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