Summary: I purchased this from Amazon Warehouse for $160 because I wanted a disposable laptop for travel. It fit in a tiny backpack and I carried it around Asia for two months. It plugged directly into 240v sockets too. It's also pretty light, like a 100 page hardback, and it took a bit of abuse. It worked great in WiFi cafes, played movies to my LCD TV in hotels, and with a wireless mouse, was a joy to use. I hate touch pads.
Pros: Computer works great now. The home router Dlink N300 is incompatible with this computer using Windows 8.1. It came originally with Windows 8 and the wireless used to work. I can hook up to my hotspot and it's great!!
Summary: Very nice hardware excellent performance with the LINUX Mint OS. Good screen resolution perfect size for working on the go. Light weight and decent battery life make it ideal for carrying on travel and easy to setup wifi wireless internet access. Really no down side to this small laptop.
Summary: This laptop is really bad, to put it nicely. It is portable which is nice, however it is REALLY SLOW. I have had it for less than a year and I have only used it a handfull of times because I normally use my home computer. I took it out to use it today and the keyboard does not work. I am dissapointed in myself for not returing this piece of junk when I got it!
Summary: All I needed was a laptop to carry around to class and take notes with. This does just that! It lagged a lot in the beginning and I really hated it, but after updating it to Windows 8.1 it seems to work a bit better, it's still a little slow upon start up but for only $200 I wasn't really expecting much. The batter lasts a really long time which is great! I can charge it up over night and it'll last pretty much all day long during school.
Summary: It comes with Windows 8.0 and I generally like it a lot. However, it is so TOUCHY. If you don't do everything just right, it whisks you off to another site, which diminishes some of the enjoyment of being online. The 8.0 is not big deal.....easy to get accustomed to; it does not come with any form of word processing software. No Microsoft office, etc........they told me I could use Wordpad, but my grandson installed something better.
Summary: Would of been nice to have a little more ram, but 2gb works if you have swap space installed. Like mentioned above just add SSD and you will have a good Netbook that will last years.
Pros: This makes a wonderful Linux netbook, if you need to safe a few dollars just get this version same as the Linux version and hardware is supported. Just put your favorite distro and it will work well.
Cons: Comes with Windows big negative as you have to pay the Windows tax, but it was cheap. Bios was not the most current version, but updated works fine.
Excerpt: I have this Asus EEE PC laptop with me for just around 6 months, but one thing I can say is that I can be with it forever. With its different features and the advantages it gives me really makes me a satisfied owner of this laptop.
Pros: I purchased a new one in December Works perfect, especially after upgrading Windows 8 to 8.1. Definitely worth the price. Super-light. Start's up pretty fast for a 5400 rpm hard drive. Definitely worth the price for non-heavy gaming. Better for office work, web browsing, etc.
Cons: Pet Peeve. After being used to having a ssd on my desktop, the 5400 rpm hard drives seem's slow as molasses. No upgradable part's.