Summary: The Eee PC 1005P is pretty much identical to its Eee PC 1005PE sibling, but sports a smaller hard drive and is slightly less expensive. It's still a fabulous piece of kit, though, and will appeal to anyone requiring a comfortable netbook with good stamina away from the mains
Pros: Long battery life; comfortable keyboard.
Cons: Offers the same mediocre performance as most netbooks.
Conclusion: The Asus Eee PC 1005PE based on Intel's new Pine Trail range with an Intel Atom N450 processor, whereas the Intel GMA 3150 graphic and NM10 chip set is integrated in the processor, was majorly impressive in our test .
Pros: Elegant Design, Chiclet keyboard, Price, Good workmanship and stability, Intel Atom N450 processor, Long battery life, Low power consumption, Matt display, Good operating velocity, The elegant and still timeless design that is now also available in several colors, the new chiclet keyboard, the go...
Cons: Display hinges look small and instable, Average viewing angle stability, Low brightness, Missing multi-format cardreader, No HDMI-out, Poor loudspeakers, An HDMI-out, better stereo loudspeakers i.e. from Altec Lansing, and a multi-format cardreader capable of reading more than SD (SDHC) and MMC.
Summary: In the Eee PC 1005PE-P, ASUS has improved upon its best netbook in multiple ways. For roughly the same price as the earlier version, you're getting a larger hard drive, a sturdier keyboard, over 100 minutes of additional runtime, and more robust software.
Conclusion: The Asus Eee PC 1005HA-M with Windows 7 Starter operating system stood up well to our testing. The long battery life and low energy consumption are highlights , and at 9 hours 13 minutes the battery life even exceeded the manufacturer's claims.
Pros: Smart, elegant design, Good working speed, Robust case, Generously sized keyboard, Matt screen, Long battery life, Low power consumption, The smart, elegant and timeless design with two choices of colour, as well as the good workmanship and matt screen
Cons: No HDMI port or multi-format card reader, Lid hinges do not seem robust, Mediocre viewing angles, Poor sound quality
Conclusion: Take the Eee PC 1005HA-P for a test drive and it's easy to understand why ASUS is still at the top of the market. The low price for a feature-rich (if one can say that about a netbook) machine, fantastic keyboard, fast performance, good driver support and on-board utilities make the 10005HA-P a top...
Pros: Great price, faster CPU and wireless., Great features for the price, attractive, solid external build, fast and power-frugal Intel Atom N280 and WiFi 802.11n.
Cons: Difficult to upgrade hard drive., It's nasty business upgrading the hard drive. WiFi 802.11n is 2.4GHz-only, not great if you're running a dual band WiFi router.
Summary: You have a lot of options when it comes to buying a netbook these days. All the major players are getting involved and they all seem to offer similar features at similar price points. You could look to Dell, Acer, HP, Samsung, and so many others.
Pros: A premium feel for an affordable price, Respectable specs and performance for the niche, Able to handle Ustream live video streaming, Impressive 10.5-hour battery life
Cons: Why did you take away my chiclet keyboard?, What's up with this bumpy trackpad?, Not as thin as "Seashell" should be, No real innovation or game-changing features
Excerpt: Little Giant Nomad? Asus has a 10.1 inch size notebook in its range, which should especially convince with its long battery life of up to 8.5 hours - The Eee PC 1005HA-M. We have touched base with the mite and clarified the question: What does the 1005HA-M have to offer aside from mobility?
Pros: Good operating performance, Chic design, Good display, Low surface temperatures, Long battery life, Low system noise in battery mode, The fast processing speed, the chic design, the perfect workmanship and the good display.
Cons: ... Fairly loud system noise under load in mains, CPU heats up fast, Poor loudspeakers, A cardreader capable of a few more formats and an HDMI connection for a better image quality on external monitors. Aside from that better loudspeakers.