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Just before we say goodbye to Computex Taipei, we managed to lay our hands on a Acer Aspire One demo unit. Aspire One is internally known as ZG5 and is powered by Atom N270 at 1.6GHz. It has 512MB DDR2 SDRAM onboard and has another expansion slot for a stick of 512/1/2GB. It comes with 8.9-inch display with up to 1024x600 resolution, a 1.3M pixel camera, a dedicated SDHC expansion slot, an internal card reader, 8GB SSD onboard, 80GB HDD (optional), 3 x USB 2.0 ports, 802.11b/g wireless, 10/100 Ethernet, VGA out. The demo unit comes with a 3-cell 2200mAh battery but Acer offers 6-cell 4400mAh battery as well. Interestingly, it has WiMAX module onboard (optional) and a slot for 3G SIM card. Acer is slated to launch it in July for US$399 and we feel that it is a worthy competitor to ASUS Eee PC series in terms of specs, look and feel. We learned that Acer is planning a 10" model as well.
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post #2 of 7
i have to that looks pretty sleek.
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Wow, built in slot for 3G SIM card..I might get one of those..
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but will it fall apart like most of Acers low end laptops do.....
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but will it fall apart like most of Acers low end laptops do.....
lol

My girlfriend has an Acer laptop so I can back you up on how delicate they feel like they are. Have to admit though it does what's asked of it with no problems yet.
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They look pretty nice to me.
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Good lord what is up with all this ugly AS5 white computer equiptment. UGH!!!!!!

Computers like motorcycles should only come in black or some variant thereof, IMO.
    
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