Acer joins the mini laptop game with its Aspire One. It is a compact computer and has the usual offerings of the others in the competition.
Here are the specs:
- 8.9-inch CrystalBrite LED-backlit display
- 1.6GHz Atom N270
- 512MB -1GB memory DDR2 SDRAM
- 1.3 megapixel camera
- SDHC, SD, MMC, MS, MS Pro, xD media readers
- 802.11b/g WiFi
- Ethernet jack, USB 2.0 (x3), VGA, and 3.5mm audio out
- One free mini PCI slot for WWAN
- 80GB hard drive (with XP) or 8GB solid state (with Linux)
- 2.5 or 5 hours on 3 or 6-cell batteries in XP model, 3 or 7 hours on Linux
- Weighs 2.2 pounds
- 9.8 x 6.7 x 1.14 in
The Aspire One will be available in the third quarter of this year for a little under $400.00. Hold out till Black Friday, and I am sure these small lappies will be on sale along with its competition.