We would however have liked to see some design changes less gloss and a slightly quieter machine. Reg Hardware Intel launched its latest generation of netbook-centric Atom processors right at the end of Techradar Asus can personally take credit for the explosion of netbooks a few years back, as its original Eee PC kicked off the trend of smaller, lighter portables. The overall thickness has been marginally reduced, but this is pretty marginal based on my memory. We got a reading of 10 hours 13 minutes while normal browsing, which is very very good.

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The only time that temperature readings spiked was when I connected the netbook to an external display. Asus vs Acer Netbooks Source: Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: Inside HW Some may end up disappointed by the novelties brought upon us by Pine Trail, mainly because the advancement is the least where many would like – on the performance field.

Namely, you get three USB 2. The Eee PC Seashell P is undoubtedly good-looking, but when you factor in the unnecessary design changes Asus has made, it somehow ends up being less appealing than its predecessor. The design doesn’t appear to be any different so we can’t imagine ASUS making changes to the keyboard that are clearly worse.

We got a reading of 10 hours 13 minutes while normal browsing, which is very very good.

In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of Visit our network of sites: The glossy screen looks identical to what we saw in the HA: There’s no reason we can’t get some netbooks that don’t have 1005bab glossy exteriors that show off every little fingerprint or smudge. The hardware and pricing are a toss up.


If we were to buy a netbook today, the HA would be our choice. We found a few other minor differences between the HA and HE in the exterior design.

Samsung’s N noses ahead at the final furlong, but Asus deserves hearty congratulations for keeping the low-cost netbook dream alive. CNet As grahics of the most popular, and critically hailed Netbooks to ever hit store shelves, the Asus HA has been a go-to choice for many shoppers for what seems like forever but in computer industry terms, is actually about six months.

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The Synaptics touchpad used on the HA is likewise identical to the gesture-enabled model on the HA. The touchpad surface is covered in dots that provide a clear indication of the edges of the touchpad, but this also makes the touchpad surface too rough for quick finger movement.

The overclock is too small to matter, though we might say the same about the N compared to the N The latest Eee PC boasts the longest runtime of any netbook to date at a very good price. You’ll be sacrificing the heralded “Seashell” design and buying a netbook that pretty much looks like every other one, but if glitz and pizzazz don’t matter much to you, we’d argue that the HE could serve your needs for a little less, depending on the deals you find out there.

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Still, one should not be unrealistic and underrate the gain bestowed upon the user by the new Atom platform. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. All models are available online but selection is limited in stores, so look at where they are available.

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All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. The HA is a compromise. HDTune for the built-in hard drive: Yes, on paper there’s not much to get excited about with the latest Eee PC since it features the same processor, integrated graphics, and standard inch display seen in almost every netbook, but in this case the whole may indeed be greater than the sum of its parts.

First, there’s the change in the casing on the bottom.

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All we can say for sure ee that battery life has improved and the casing is slightly different. Please share our article, every link counts!

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