Benq S6 MID owner reveals all.

Posted on 03 October 2008 by



When we heard that Alberto, a reader in Italy, was thinking about buying the Benq S6 last week we jumped on him! Flowers, chocolates, anything, just to get him to buy it and report for us. Luckily for us he fell for our plan and yesterday, received a shiny new Benq S6 from TIM in Italy. It costs 429 Euros without a contract (but with a SIM card and some free data minutes) and Alberto appears to be very happy.  He’s sent us a big set of photos with a note saying “I start writing today…. in the while believe me, wifi, firefox and Office suite arecool.”  Here are the photos. Expect a hands-on report in the next 48hrs and some video playback testing results early next week. In the meantime, Alberto, AKA, TDFS, has offered to answer questions in a forum thread here.

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FULL BENQ S6 gallery HERE

Benq S6 information, specs, links on the Benq S6 product page.

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7 Comments For This Post

  1. turn.self.off says:

    seems the images are ever so slightly broken:

    .jpg.html ;)

  2. Passer-By says:

    Yeach, all 404’s, good thing gallery works fine :)

    http://www.umpcportal.com/gallery/v/benq/benqalberto/benq_mid_s6-024.jpg.html
    http://www.umpcportal.com/gallery/v/benq/benqalberto/benq_mid_s6-017.jpg.html
    http://www.umpcportal.com/gallery/v/benq/benqalberto/benq_mid_s6-011.jpg.html

  3. Fixup says:

    As soon as Intel releases the XP driver, I’ll buy one, M528, Aigo, Benq… whichever is available.

  4. Vakeros says:

    Waiting for your hands on.
    What can you do with the SIM – is it data only?
    How easy is the web surfing?

  5. aehouseman says:

    Grazie, Alberto.

  6. Max says:

    One word….CHUBBY! (not Alberto)!

  7. Archos 704 says:

    This is the second time I visit your blog and find an interesting article perfectly matching what I was searching for so I decided to add your feed to my RSS Reader. Thanks for you work.

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