ASUS Eee PC 1000 Review: A Simple and Eco-Friendly Compact Notebook

Overview

The Eee PC 1000 is a compact and highlight portable notebook that has brings a whole new meaning to mobile internet experience. It’s green and simple and ready to use straight from the box, even for someone who has never used a computer before. You don’t even need a manual.

Features

It uses Solid State Disk technology which means it saves energy and runs quietly. It is stable and shockproof so it can be used indoors or outdoors. It is lightweight – under 1kg-so it’s portable for everyone from school kids to the elderly, anywhere from school to vacation. The machine comes equipped with a user-friendly, intuitive graphic interface, so you don’t need instructions. The Eee PC comes with the StarOffice 8 software package that is fully capable of for producing documents and sending emails as well as creating spreadsheets, presentations and databases that are compatible with Microsoft Office.

Performance

The Eee PC 1000 has a rapid start-up time and the built-in WiFi 802.11 b/g allows you to automatically connect to the Internet at any hotspot. The Solid State Disk guarantees reliable performance and low power use. It boots quickly and produces less heat than the average notebook. The screen has a high quality display with 1,024-by-600-pixel resolution, which is easy on the eyes. With the ASUS Super Hybrid Engine the battery life can last for up to 7.5 hours.

Specifications for Eee PC 1000

Processor – Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz

Display – 10×10.2 inches

Operating System – GNU Linux

SSD Storage – SSD 160GB

Intel CPU& Chipset – Intel Atom

Wireless Data WLAN – 802.11n

Communications – 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.0

Memory – Up to 2GB (DDR2)

Webcam – 1.3M pixel

Audio – High definition stereo speakers, digital array microphone

Ports – 3 USB 2.0, 1 VGA, 1 RJ45 10/100 Ethernet, 1 analog headphone output, 1 analog microphone input

Battery – 6 cells – 4.2-7.5 hours

Weight 1.33kg

The Eee PC 1000 retails at around $499.

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