Acer Aspire One D255 Netbook; Portable and Affordable!
25 February 2011
Excerpt: The Acer Aspire One D255 netbooks come in dual-core and single-core CPU variants. Today we have the latter with us, which offers everything that a good entry-level netbook should and the best part is, it carries an amazing price tag. Let’s see what it’s got. Design In terms of aesthetics, the netbook looks pretty neat, especially because of its slim design and light-weight form factor.
Conclusion: While not without its limitations, the Acer Aspire One D255 is a capable system that will meet the needs of many users at a fraction of the cost, size, and weight of a full-sized laptop PC. But do its price and capabilities keep it competitive against tablets? With more tablets being released weekly, it's anybody's call what the future holds.
Summary: Dual high-flyer. Dual core is moving into Netbooks. That the battery run times don't shorten as a result, and instead increase is shown by our tested device. Why the mobility nevertheless casts a shadow can be discovered in this review.
Pros: Good battery life, Low weight, Space saving and light power adapter, Low power consumption, Quiet hard drive, Low heat emission, Acceptable processing speed, Low weight and power consumption.
Cons: Reflective TFT, Weak contrast, Display too dark, Low resolution, Bad input devices, Cooling fan permanently active, Few interfaces, RAM & HDD difficult to change, A non-reflective and brighter display would be important for use outdoors on sunny days.
Excerpt: This low-cost netbook stands out for its dual-core CPU, though the speed boost over a single-core chip isn't huge. Still, it's a good choice for those who need to squeak out a little more performance within a very tight budget.
Excerpt: The Acer Aspire One D255 (price not yet announced) is Acer's first dual-core netbook, and one of the first 10-inchers anywhere to use Intel's new Atom N550 processor. The netbook's benchmark performance is moderately better than single-core competitors. We also like how portable this design is, even when compared to other lightweight netbooks. However, is the D255 fast enough to overcome some of its flaws?
Summary: • These gadgets are smaller and lighter in comparison to other netbooks • Possess strong battery Life • Excellent performance • Runs swiftly on MS Windows 7 • Comes with island-style keyboard • Equipped with memory card reader, audio in/out jacks and a USB port • Facilitated with Kensington lock slot and an Ethernet port • The 10.1-inch, 1024 x 600-pixel screen of Aspire One D255 provides strong viewing angles • Not so comfortable cursor • Keyboard is not so spacious •...
Pros: These gadgets are smaller and lighter in comparison to other netbooks , Possess strong battery Life , Excellent performance , Runs swiftly on MS Windows 7 , Comes with island-style keyboard , Equipped with memory card reader, audio in/out jacks and a USB port , Facilitated with Kensington lock slot and an Ethernet port , The 10.1-inch, 1024 x 600-pixel screen of Aspire One D255 provides strong viewing angles
Cons: Not so comfortable cursor , Keyboard is not so spacious , Webcam is not at all impressive , The surface gets scratched easily
Excerpt: We’re fans of Acer’s Aspire One netbook range, particularly now the facelift has improved the netbooks’ looks, so we were expecting good things from the new D255. It stands out from similar netbooks because it has Google’s Android operating system installed alongside Windows 7 Starter edition. Unfortunately, because newer versions of Android aren’t compatible with Intel Atom processors, the D255 comes with Android 1.6.