Aspire One - Details
Aspire One Netbooks represent a revolutionary new product that despite their size, pack a powerful punch. Our Netbooks are a stylish, all-new digital device designed to deliver the tools you need to live and work everyday. No matter where you are or what you’re doing your netbook will provide uninterrupted, continuous access to the Internet so you can take a virtual trip around the world whenever you need it.
The Aspire One Netbook is something that you’ll reach for throughout the day. It will follow you everywhere you go, opening new doors to unexplored areas of the online world. Of course, with a netbook this essential it was important to find a way to reduce its weight and dimensions without compromising its powerful features. Wait till you see what Acer engineers came up with!
The result is a masterpiece of technological simplicity with an intuitive and specifically optimized software interface to support all your connectivity needs. At just 24 x 17 cm and weighing less than one kilo (appx. 9.5" x 6.5", 2 lbs), Aspire One Netbooks are not only extremely compact but also offer numerous connectivity possibilities, a full and easy-to-use software application suite, and a battery life of up to 6 hours.
Let’s get connected
Small and smart, the Aspire One line-up of netbooks takes you wherever you want to be and keeps you connected when you get there. The Aspire One comes with 802.11b/g WiFi built-in as standard for easy access to available wireless networks and can also be specified with a choice of embedded WiMAX or 3G wireless technologies for even greater wireless freedom. In addition, Acer Signal Up technology ensures maximum quality and stability to the wireless signal. The result is always the same: instantaneous online access for as long as you need it.
Let’s get organized
The Aspire One ultra portable netbook
is great for getting things done: Whether you’re checking your mail, managing your online bank account or chatting with friends, the Aspire One offers a simple, intuitive interface that clearly organizes everything you need to surf, work or simply have fun. The pre-installed software is separated by functions and presented in 4 distinct areas on the screen – Connect, Works, Fun and Files – that makes it so simple and easy to get things done, it’s impossible to get confused!
Ergonomics and reduced dimensions in no way compromise Aspire One’s spectacular view. The Aspire One has an 8.9” CrystalBrite LED backlit display with a resolution of 1024x600 pixels. Integrated in the top of the screen is the unique Acer CrystalEye webcam for live video streaming, video chats and conferences.
Choose your style
The Aspire One Netbook uses color to combine connectivity with inimitable style. The four colors – sapphire blue, seashell white, golden brown and coral pink – give the Aspire one an individual and distinctive look and feel that matches the style and personality of its lucky owner.
Bits & bytes for data freedom
Aspire One Netbooks are equipped with Intel® Atom™ processor, Linpus™ Linux® Lite or Windows XP® Home, and come with 512MB or 1GB of RAM memory installed.
There are two alternatives for data storage: a NAND flash module of 8GB or a 120GB internal HDD. In addition the Aspire one reads 5 different types of memory cards – Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card – for absolute data freedom.
To increase storage capacity, the Aspire One ultra portable laptop features the unique Smart File Manager, a simple solution that instantly and seamlessly merges extra storage from any SD card inserted in the 2nd SD card slot into the memory available to the user.
Expanding your available storage has never been so easy.
Simple, Sophisticated Software
When developing the Aspire One Netbook, Acer worked hard on finding a way to improve the user experience. The goal was to provide a friendly, easy-to-use and comprehensive interface that simplified interaction between users and the netbooks by taking a more natural approach to screen layout and functionality.
The result is the Linpus™ Linux® Lite version, which guides and accompanies even novice users through the Internet in an intuitive, “virus-safe” and super-responsive Linux environment.
The Aspire One features the one Mail software suite that lets you manage up to six personal or professional email accounts with a single application interface. A small icon to the right of each message clearly shows which account the mail is attached to. Nothing could be simpler to replace push e-mail services without using a corporate server.
Aspire One Netbooks use Messenger for Instant Messaging, an application that allows users to simultaneously access Microsoft Messenger and various other instant messaging services. The software can be used with the integrated video camera for instant video-chats and video-conferences.
The Aspire One series comes pre-installed with Linpus™ Linux® Lite version or Windows XP® Home. Additional software such as OpenOffice 2.3, one Mail, Messenger, Acer e-Recovery Management, Acer Launch Manager, Adobe® Reader®, McAfee® Internet Security Suite, Microsoft® Office Trial 2007 are also installed.
The Aspire One Netbook come with a 1-year carry-in warranty that can be extended to 2 years with Acer Advantage.
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