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my friend wants to buy a netbook and he has ~$500, what's the highest battery life netbook i could get? also, it doesn't have to be very powerful, just enough for streaming the net, office, and VERY light gaming (think a step bellow source engine)
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Lenovo x120e.

Customize it to have a 6 cell battery and a AMD E-350 (Fusion Processor ftw).
Edited by thisischuck01 - 3/22/11 at 6:08pm
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Lenovo x120e.

Customize it to have a 6 cell battery and a AMD E-350 (Fusion Processor ftw).
Agreed. Or you can get the dmz1 depending on how you feel about hp. Same specs but a little bit cheaper.
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both are fantastic media netbooks, but only worth considering if u think 5 hours real use equates to 'long' battery life.

the Asus ul30vt lasts longer between charges, has a more powerful core2duo su7300 1.3ghz-1.7ghz cpu, and switchable Nvidia 210 graphics. It's also 13.3", 1-inch thick, 3.7lbs, hdmi/vga, and bluetooth.

$570 shipped to your doorstep
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