Pros

  • Lightweight, with a nice widescreen

Cons

  • Sluggish WorldBench performance

At A Glance

Lightweight ultraportable offers a comfy keyboard and excellent battery life, but sluggish WorldBench performance.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number EN178UT
Inventory Number 25091
Processor
Processor type Intel Core Solo U1400
Processor speed 1200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA 950
Storage
Drive size 40.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage None
General Information
UPC Code 882780601918
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 452.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x2)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots None
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.1 inches
Depth 9.4 inches
Height 1.3 inches
Weight 4.5 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.5 pounds
Sound
Speakers Mono
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Eraserhead
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Eraserhead
Other Hardware Docking station

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 4:52   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 5.94   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 1122.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Poor
World Bench 5 Score 58.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 1233.0
Ahead Nero 1540.0
Windows Media Encoder 680.0
WinZip 734.0
Adobe Premiere 842.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 818.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 939.0
Roxio VideoWave 499.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 611.0
Adobe Photoshop 540.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 560.0
Microsoft Office XP 686.0