Pros

  • Spacious keyboard for its size
  • Great value price

Cons

  • Poor battery life
  • Maddening mouse pad buttons

At A Glance

Considering its bargain-basement price, the Aspire One is a steal. That is, until you realize you need the six-cell battery.

Manufacturer’s Description

Acer?s ultra-lightweight, ultraportable netbooks were designed to bring you the ultimate in mobile freedom. Combining all the simplicity, quality and ease of use you expect from Acer with everything you need to stay connected, chat and manage your life on the road, these Netbooks are set to change our expectations of simplicity on the move.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://us.acer.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number LUS040B110
Inventory Number 34874
Processor
Processor type Intel Atom N270
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Display
Display size 8.9 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 600
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA 950
Storage
Drive size 120.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 884483111510
Battery
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 (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 9.8 inches
Depth 6.7 inches
Height 1.3 inches
Weight 2.9 pounds
Weight with Accessories 2.9 pounds
Sound
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
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 34.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Battery
Battery Life 2:16:38 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 766.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 606.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 631.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1314.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1027.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 767.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 938.0   seconds (lower is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 1111.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0