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Acer unveils 11.6″ Aspire One

Acer made official its new 11.6-inch model of the Aspire One line. Aside from a thinner form factor and the  Dolby Pro Logic Sound, there isn’t much difference with this one compared to the earlier models.

That means you still get the usual Intel Atom processor, a 160GB HDD, 1GB RAM, WiFi, Bluetooth and the elusive 3G SIM card slot.

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At least it look thinner now (no exact dimensions but earlier reports say it’s less than an inch). The 6-cell 5200mAh battery lasts for 7 to 8 hours. No prices indicated though.

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Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He is one of the pioneers of blogging in the country and considered by many as the Father of Tech Blogging in the Philippines. He is also a technology consultant, a tech columnist with several national publications, resource speaker and mentor/advisor to several start-up companies.

13 Responses

  1. Avatar for Me, DUH! Me, DUH! says:

    They average around $250. After a few registry edits and some time messing with msconfig, it really is not that slow. At least equal to or maybe even better then & or XP if you know what you are doing. And the overall size does keep it in the “netbook” classification. The 11 inches does not seem like that much when you really get a feel for this great laptop. I would have to say, one of the best netooks yet (production unfortunately discontinued).

  2. Avatar for jan jan says:

    how much is this? tnx

  3. Avatar for mardy mardy says:

    just bought this one.. yup, its keyboard size is already on a 100%-scale to a regular keyboard. its 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD and Windows Vista;)

  4. Avatar for Trent Trent says:

    is its keyboard size already on a 100%-scale to a regular keyboard?

  5. Avatar for Mike Mike says:

    Looks like an Aspire One- Regular Acer laptop hybrid (and I do notice that it’s thinner).

  6. Avatar for jojo jojo says:

    … any news or how-to on phone use on wireless broadband ?

  7. Avatar for Gugol Gugol says:

    11 inches?

    First, they make them as small as 7 inches…

    Then 9 inches…

    Then 10…

    Then 11?

    12 inches is a full laptop already.

    I think Acer is missing the point. They should just stick with upgrading features of their 10inch and below netbooks.

    Anything above that, treat them as laptops.

  8. Avatar for PISIG Marketing Solutions PISIG Marketing Solutions says:

    Yuga, thanks for the update! Been waiting for this baby to become available here in the Philippines. Now, I can truly maximize my unlimited Visibility Plan. YES!

  9. Avatar for calvin calvin says:

    hmm so 11″ are still considered as netbook. or is it the intel atom that’s making it a netbook?

  10. Avatar for Abe Olandres Abe Olandres says:

    @josewrkz, the 10-inch Aspire One is supposed to have 3G SIM slot too but the ones sold in the Philippines don’t have them.

  11. Avatar for Darren Darren says:

    According to Engadget, 11.6″ claim to be WXGA panel. The new timeline CULV series unveiled too
    Anyway, both netbook and CULV not that appealing like hot news said.

  12. Avatar for Carloblogg| SEO to Hobbies Carloblogg| SEO to Hobbies says:

    Acer Aspire looks “uninspired”? haha this one looks like my old Acer laptop, only thing is this ones black. :D

  13. Avatar for josewerkz josewerkz says:

    at long last, 3G sim slot! now that make this toy a certified netbook.

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