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Netbook that lasts around ~10 hours

post #1 of 19
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Hi OC,

I have a request that might be hard. A reporter of our site needs to go t E3 and he needs a good netbook to use there.

The battery should last around ten hours, where 2-3 hours are internet and the rest just text programs.

His budget is max 400-450 euro.

Is this possible?
post #2 of 19
Easiest solution - buy a spare battery.

What kit does he already have?
post #3 of 19
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He currently has nothing.
post #4 of 19
anything running a single core atom w/ no optimus grfx on low back light will last that long.
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post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by the_beast View Post
Easiest solution - buy a spare battery.

What kit does he already have?
Agreed. A netbook should last 6-9hrs. It will be hard to find out that lasts 10hrs.


Note that he/she will be mindful to fully charging both batteries daily.
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post #6 of 19
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Well, if you can recommend a laptop where I can buy an additional battery for the budget...that would be great

E3 is soon so the delivery should be quick.
post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Guerrilladawg View Post
Well, if you can recommend a laptop where I can buy an additional battery for the budget...that would be great

E3 is soon so the delivery should be quick.
Atom dual-core netbooks are a dime-a-dozen. There are literally hundreds of them....

If you need one fast, any computer store sells at least one.
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post #8 of 19
Personal preference really - look around the 350 mark wherever you are located, and see what he's comfortable with. You can get a spare battery for most models.

If you don't post your location or list some options it's pretty hard to make recommendations and stick to a budget, as many models are regional and pricing varies widely.
post #9 of 19
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Location is Belgium - Europe.
post #10 of 19
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Agreed. A netbook should last 6-9hrs. It will be hard to find out that lasts 10hrs.


Note that he/she will be mindful to fully charging both batteries daily.
Heck. My old MSi Wind came with a 9-cell battery can do 9 hours and change with low backlight and casual surfing/typing
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