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Already popping up here and there, Acer's Aspire one, the company's ultra-mobile, low-cost notebook has now been officially introduced. Boasting an 8.9-inch CrystalBrite LED backlit display with a 1024x600 pixel resolution, the Aspire one measures 9.8-inches x 6.7-inches x 1.14-inches, weights in just over 2 pounds. Hardware wise, the Aspire one is equipped with an Intel 945GSE motherboard, an Atom CPU clocked at 1.6 GHz and either 8GB of flash storage or an 80 GB hard drive. The Linpus Linux Lite loaded machine will have 512MB RAM while the Windows XP version will come with 1GB.

The upcoming notebook also features a CrystalEye webcam, built-in WiFi 802.11b/g and a 5-in-1 memory card reader supporting Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO and xD-Picture cards. Set to debut in Q3 the Aspire one will be at first available in blue and white but brown and pink versions are also planned for before the end of this year. Acer's new Aspire will start off at $379 and come with a one-year warranty.


I want it so badly.
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We must be entering the age of the mini-laptop; everyone is trying to put one out.
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one those look really nice and the price is not bad at all.
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oooooo I like, was gonna go for the wind, but might go for the blue version of this now.

I really want a laptop, to complement my desktop, and I think these small ones are ideal, can just chuck it in your bag and use it on campus all day
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I've never been one for laptops, but i must say the looks tempt me. The price, too. I just wonder how much it is going to be in the UK
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wow....loving the price tag
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$379!!?!?!?

I'm so getting one of these!! It comes with an atom and is priced at $379. way to go acer!!
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$379!!?!?!?

I'm so getting one of these!! It comes with an atom and is priced at $379. way to go acer!!
the atom + motherboards are relatively cheap....a mini-itx board costs about 80 bucks retail.
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I am liking this a lot. It looks very nice and it is pretty cheap.
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We must be entering the age of the mini-laptop; everyone is trying to put one out.
but i love my large 17'' screen laptop....
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