Dell announced today the release of its second Inspiron netbook, this time with a larger 12-inch screen and more powerful specs.

With all its merits, netbooks are often relegated as secondary machines just because their size and technical specs present constraints for long-term usability. The original Asus Eee that popularized with the considerably more expensive (and more powerful) MacBook Air. That's not to say the Inspiron was incapable of handling general computing tasks with ease, which could make it an appealing proposal for many, especially at this price.