Dell Computer is going smaller than it ever has with a new mini-notebook it launched Monday.

The Latitude mini-notebook, Dell’s X200, features a 12.1-inch screen, but weighs only 2.8 pounds and is just under an inch thick.
It’s a first for Dell, which had previously looked upon the mini-notebook segment of the notebook market, populated by machines weighing 3 pounds or less, as being too limited. Now, however, with the rise in popularity of notebooks and the debut of larger screens and keyboards, as well as faster processors that make the tiny notebooks more usable, Dell is taking the plunge. (get the full story from CNet)