Acer Aspire One 9-inch Netbook With Unlocked GSM Card - Red
CircuitCity.com is offering refurbished models of the Acer Aspire One netbook (equipped with a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, a 9-inch widescreen display, a 160GB hard disk drive, 1GB of memory, and Windows XP) in a bundle with an unlocked SIM card for $240 each; the net price drops to $220 if you pay via PayPal, thanks to PayPal's $20 cash back offer. In our review of the Aspire One, we found that the netbook's battery life and mouse buttons left a something to be desired, but connectivity mavens low on cash will appreciate the included SIM card, which will let you access the Internet anywhere you can receive a signal. Overall, this netbook earned a PCW Rating of 80 (Very Good).
MSI Wind Top All-In-One 19-inch Touchscreen Desktop
Buy.com has the MSI Wind Top AE1900-01SUS all-in-one desktop on sale for $450, with free shipping; that's $80 cheaper than the retail price and a bargain for an all-in-one touchscreen PC with an 18.5-inch touchscreen. The Wind Top runs on a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, and it carries 1GB of memory, a 160GB hard disk drive, a DVD-RW optical drive, Windows XP, and a built-in webcam. In our review of the Wind Top AE1900, we gave the all-in-one an overall PCW Rating of 60 (Fair) and recommended it for users who don't expect to upgrade it or play demanding games on it. Currently, it sits at number two on our Top 5 All-in-One PCs chart, second only to the Dell Studio One 19, which costs twice as much.
8-Megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS85
Who doesn't love an inexpensive camera? Amazon.com is selling the Panasonic Lumix 8 Megapixel DMC-LS85 point-and-shoot digital camera for a paltry $80 with free shipping, down $40 from its original price of $120 last spring. The DMC-LS85 is no slouch, either: Its image stabilization functions, scene modes, and 4X Leica optical zoom lens helped it ascend to sixth place on our Bargain Point-and-Shoot Cameras chart. In our review of the Lumix DMC-LS85, we awarded the camera a PCW Rating of 75 (Good).
12.1-Megapixel Canon PowerShot SD970 IS
If you're looking for something a little higher on the point-and-shoot ladder, you'll want to check out the 12.1-megapixel Canon PowerShot SD970 IS, which BuyDig.com is selling for $317, with free shipping ($63 off retail price). Noteworthy features include a 5X optical zoom, in-camera photo effects, and a 3-inch LCD display. For more product details, check out the our report of the original product announcement.
Sanyo Xacti VPC-E2 Waterproof Digital Camcorder
If you've ever accidentally dropped a standard digital camcorder into a body of water, the phrase "a sinking feeling" has extra resonance for you. Though the Sanyo Xacti VPC-E2 may not have the high-definition recording chops of, say, the Flip Mino HD, it can record up to an hour of footage at a depth of 5 feet (or less) underwater. Buy.com is selling the Xacti VPC-E2 for $170 with free shipping ($40 off retail price). It records video at 640 by 480 resolution, features a 5X optical zoom lens and a 2.5-inch display, and can take 8-megapixel still pictures, too.