Following the launch of the nifty NB 520 from Toshiba, the company have also released a lower spec version of the netbook, the NB 500, which from the initial look around would appear to be almost identical the only difference being that the NB 500 has been designed and built using less expensive components. From this, we should be able to say that the price is likely to lower than the NB 520, but we have to wait until early 2011 for the announcement.
These are the features and details for the Toshiba nb 500;
10.1 inch LCD display, a Intel Atom N550 dual-core CPU, 1 GB of DDR3 RAM, a 250 GB hard drive, a 0.3 mega pixel web cam, 3 x USB 2.0 ports, VGA, headphone & mic jacks, card reader Ethernet port, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and optional 3G.
No prices or details of availability just yet
Source [Netbook Planet]