• Huge hard drive
  • Great backup utility software


  • Slightly loose mouse buttons

At A Glance

Faster than its mini-notebook brethren, the S10 offers enough perks to make this a top pick for serious mobility.

Manufacturer’s Description

Our S Series netbook is finally here. And it's designed to keep pace with your busy lifestyle ? possibly even simplify it. At a mere 2.65 lbs and about one inch thin, it's so light and portable. You can take it wherever your day takes you. Plus it's loaded with thoughtful standard features to make your life a little easier. A winning combination of mobile technology and exceptional engineering at a fantastic price. All at your fingertips.

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The Specs

Part Number 42312BU
Processor type Intel Atom N270
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display size 10.2 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 600
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA 950
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x2)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth Yes
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Width 9.8 inches
Depth 7.2 inches
Height 1.2 inches
Weight 3.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.4 pounds
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Power Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Other Hardware AC Adapter
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device Touchpad


Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 41.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Superior
Battery Life 2:35:01 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 783.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 588.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 591.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1248.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1147.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 769.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 552.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 546.0   seconds (lower is better)
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1122.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0