Samsung Slaps Bright Paint on N150 Netbook and Dubs Thee Corby

We didn't feel the need to tell you about Samsung's Corby (or Genio, if you're in the UK) range of phones as, well, they're pretty basic models slapped with bright hues of paint. But we do love a kiddy netbook.

I'm hoping that as the Corby phones were very cheap, the Corby line of netbooks Samsung showed off in Italy will be just as affordable. They're actually rebadged N150s, which we saw back at CES, and come in "bermuda blue," "caribbean yellow" and "flamingo pink."

Specs remain roughly the same as the N150, with a 10.1-inch LED-backlit screen with 1024 x 600 resolution, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, and an Intel Atom N450 processor. Hard disk-wise, we're looking at a 250GB job, with a 6-cell battery for roughly 8hrs of juice, and a webcam, dual speakers, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, one VGA, three USB 2.0, and a 3-in-1 memory card reader. The whole unit weighs 1.24kg, and runs on Windows 7.

Italian pricing looks set to be 329 Euros when it goes on sale from today, and with a straight conversion (not taking into account tax, and different pricing scales for countries) it should be around $440. [Notebook Italia via Electricpig]

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