Pros

  • Useful utility software
  • Excellent keyboard

Cons

  • Sluggish performer
  • Pricey; no productivity software

At A Glance

Superior input ergonomics will sell this comparatively overpriced netbook.

Manufacturer’s Description

3rd generation netbook with many upgrades: MapLife GPS, DirectShare so you can share data with other PCs without the internet, APS protection against accidental drops and a suite of wireless options like 802.11b/g/n, WWAN, 3G and Bluetooth.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 06472EU
Processor
Processor type Atom N450
Processor speed 1667.0 MHz
Cache size 0.5 KB
Display
Display size 10.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 160.0 GB
Drive Controllers Serial ATA II
General Information
UPC Code 51851213804
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Video - 15 pin High-Density D-shell (VGA)
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n
PC Card Slots 0
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Dimensions
Width 10.5 inches
Depth 6.6 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 2.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.1 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 31.0
Battery
Battery Life 8:27   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 980.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 676.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 849.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 1301.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 1325.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 763.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 647.0   seconds (lower is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 1369.0