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Im looking for a 2.5LBS netbook, i was hoping to get one of those acer aspire one, they have a 10inch screen, and are around 2.5lb and $250, however did they discontinue them? They are OOS all over, or are they just going to be releasing a new one soon? If not, what is a good netbook for me, for 2.5lb, and not to much money.
PS: I dont like tablets.
Thanks!
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post #2 of 57
I really love the AMD line-up of APUs like the e-300/350. They're dual core, with great intergrated graphics. I play Starcraft 2 on mine. It's a netbook with notebook like performance! thumb.gif

I have the HP dm1z, but acer makes a few too!
post #3 of 57
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can u link a few hp and acer ones? and also, does it get hot when ya leave it on ur lap? My dell one got so freaking hot could not use it on my lap for 30mintues, but my old acer never got hot.
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between HP and Lenevo which is best? lenevo seems cheapest.
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post #5 of 57
I just got a ThinkPad x120. I haven't gotten it yet but most reviews rave about it. I picked up the E-350 model for $400.
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post #7 of 57
Both Lenovo and HP make great netbooks. I would highly recommend the Lenovo x120e or the HP DM1z. Both are great and they start at around $400-450. If you get the DM1z make sure you get the new version which fixed every single flaw that the original one had. The new one has a matte gray/black finish on the top of the netbook and dedicated trackpad buttons. The original one has a trackpad that has buttons built into it which is very annoying to use.
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does the lenevo get very hot on your lap?
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post #9 of 57
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Originally Posted by thrgk View Post

does the lenevo get very hot on your lap?

As far as I know that was an issue with the x100. The x120 seems to have fixed that.
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post #10 of 57
My dm1z doesn't get very hot at all. Also, I put and SSD in there, makes it all the better
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