If you’re going to call your netbook “Thin Note” then it has to be pretty blinkin’ thin, and happily Gigabyte seem to have managed to shave a reasonable amount of bulk off of their Thin Note M1024. The 10.1-inch netbook has an LED-backlit display and Intel’s N270 1.6GHz Atom CPU, paired with 1GB of DDR2 memory.
Unfortunately the narrow profile means that not only is the M1024 limited to 1GB of RAM, but there’s only space for either 60GB or 80GB of storage. The netbook uses Intel’s 945GSE video chipset, and has Bluetooth 2.1, WiFi a/b/g and optional 3.5G WWAN connectivity.
Ports include two USB, a memory card slot and audio in/out. Overall weight is just 890g with the standard 6-cell 3,400mAh battery. No word on pricing or availability as yet, but we’ve a feeling that if the Gigabyte Thin Note M1024 makes it to the US it may have a fight on its hands from ASUS’s luxury Eee PC models.