Summary: Asus and Nvidia deserve credit for improving on on the best 12-inch multimedia netbook. For $499, the Eee PC 1201PN offers longer battery life and better graphics performance than its predecessor.
Summary: There's room for debate over whether the Eee PC 1201T is a netbook or a consumer ultraportable, but we have few reservations about giving it another label entirely: mixed bag. Asus has fashioned this system with many of the ingredients for success, yet we can't help but feel the company didn't blend...
Excerpt: AMDeee The 1201T is Asus's first Eee PC with AMD hardware; it provides an interesting alternative to the Eee PC 1201N which has the latest Intel components. Find out how the AMD Athlon Neo MV-40 processor and the ATI graphics measure up in our review.
Pros: Good workmanship, Ergonomic chiclet-style keyboard, Good screen brightness, Attractive design, Good application performance, The timeless design, the good workmanship and feel of the case, the improved processing and graphics performance of the hardware, the generous chiclet keyboard and the good...
Cons: Noisy hard drive, HD Flash content does not play smoothly, Glossy screen produces reflections, Poor loudspeakers, Fan runs constantly
Asus Eee 1201N ION Review - The Netbook. Supercharged.
10 March 2010
Excerpt: If you've used an Intel based netbook for any length of time, you'll agree that it's great for web browsing and light productivity work. But when it comes down to more graphically intensive tasks like video streaming and HD content decoding, the experience literally stutters and falls flat.
Summary: The Asus Eee PC 1201N is the first notebook with an Atom processor and NVIDIA ION graphics that I’ve tested that doesn’t feel slower than a typical 10 inch Atom powered netbook at day to day tasks. Sure, the
HP Mini 311
and other ION-powered systems can play modern video games and stream HD video.
Conclusion: The ASUS EeePC 1201N is the fastest netbook money can buy, but its tradeoff is battery life just 4 hours of it.
Pros: Dual-core Atom processor. Nvidia's Ion platform benefits smooth HD playback and light 3D gaming. Lightweight. Full size keyboard. Fastest netbook available. Large 12-inch widescreen. HDMI port included. 2GB of RAM standard
Conclusion: The Asus Eee PC 1201N's most perceptible advantage for the user will likely be its gain in size . On the one hand, this has an effect on the input devices that now almost have the size of fully functional office devices , as well as on the display that provides for a reasonable work environment with...
Pros: Attractive case, Solid workmanship, HDMI port, 3x USB, Fully functional keyboard, 12 inch display with HD resolution bids a good overview, Good CPU and GPU performance data, Gaming suitable with restrictions, Low case heating, The size. 12 inches bids a significant additional value in view of di...
Cons: Smudge susceptible high gloss surfaces, Average VGA quality, Keyboard has clattery areas, Average display brightness and glare surface prevent outdoor use, Always present fan, A version with an integrated UMTS, at least until the official statement of specifications and model alternatives. Actual...
Excerpt: It's been a couple of years now since PC manufacturer ASUS revolutionized the portable PC world with its first tiny, affordable EEE PC. Then, the 7" screen and miniscule keyboard made this little machine more of a toy and a novelty than something you could really get some work done on.