Acer Aspire One Is I4U Top 100 Gift Tip #28

Posted: Sep 16 2008, 1:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:34am CDT, in News | Holiday Gift Guide

 

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There are lots of attractive netbooks on the market this fall and it is difficult to choose the right one. Acer has with the Aspire One an attractive netbook that stands out a bit. It is currently a bestseller in at Amazon and Walmart.
The reasons for the success are possibly the pleasant design, attractive pricing and decent hardware configuration. With the 8.9 inch screen the Acer Aspire One is featuring what I think is the sweet spot screen size for netbooks. Smaller screens are not really good to work with and larger ones get you too close to normal notebook sizes.
The Acer Aspire One comes in black, white and blue colors. You can choose between Linux and a Windows XP version.
The Acer Aspire One 8.9 inch netbook running Windows XP with 160GB HDD and 1GB RAM is selling for $399.99.
The Acer Aspire One with 8GB SSD and 512MB running on Linux can be had for only $338.

For Whom:
For loved ones who like to surf the web on the sofa or on the go. College kids will like the Aspire One as well as your mom or dad.

The Good:
Low-cost
Highly portable
Stylish
Great price

The Bad:
Difficult to upgrade

Where to Buy:
You can buy the Acer Aspire One on Amazon.com and on Wal-mart. Find more retailers for the Acer Aspire One here.

See all our top 10 gift tips in the Notebook Category. Explore all our Top 100 Holiday Gift Tips 2008.

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The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

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