Verizon Wireless Adds LTE-Capable Netbook

Verizon Wireless will offer its first netbook with LTE connectivity on August 4. The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr runs on Windows 7 Home Starter and features a 10.1-inch WSVGA anti-glare display, 1.66GHz Intel Atom Processor, 250GB hard drive, and 1GB DDR3 RAM. The netbook also has a VGA webcam and a media card reader. The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr is expected to cost $499.99. Various mobile broadband plans are available for the netbook.


BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless today announced the Compaq™ Mini CQ10-688nr with built-in 4G LTE will be available online at on August 4.

Previously announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and powered by Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network, the Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr is the ideal balance of performance and size.  Customers can stream videos; video chat; and download music, photos and videos on a slim and stylish netbook.  Customers can also stay connected using 4G LTE and access digital files on HP Cloud Drive, a digital filing cabinet to download or upload files while mobile.

Small business customers can take advantage of the 4G LTE speeds to quickly download and send email attachments and utilize word processing and Web browsing on-the-go.  The ultraportable Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr is designed to help business owners and frequent travelers get their work done fast and efficiently.

Key features:

  • 4G LTE – customers can expect download speeds of 5 to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 to 5 Mbps in 4G Mobile Broadband coverage areas
  • Windows® 7 Home Starter 32-bit
  • 10.1” WSVGA Anti-glare LED Display (1024 x 600)
  • 1.66 GHz Intel® Atom™ Processor N455
  • 250 GB hard drive
  • Memory: 1 GB DDR3 RAM
  • VGA webcam with integrated digital microphone
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Multi-format digital media card reader for SD cards, multimedia cards, memory stick and memory stick pro
  • Weight: 3.10 lbs

Pricing and availability:

  • The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr will be available online at on August 4 for $499.99.
  • Customers will be able to choose one of the following Mobile Broadband plans:

o   $30 monthly access for 2 GB monthly allowance Mini CQ10-688nr

o   $50 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance

o   $80 monthly access for 10 GB monthly allowance

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