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Acer Aspire One D150 Netbook compared with Asus Eee PC 1000HE

May 26 2009, 10:33am CDT | by , in News | Notebooks and PCs

Acer Aspire One D150 Netbook compared with Asus Eee PC 1000HE
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The 10 inch brother of the Aspire One A150 started to ship in February. We take a closer look at the Acer Aspire One D150 netbook as it is pretty popular on Amazon currently holding the #5 spot on the netbook sales charts.

Below we take a closer look at the Acer Aspire One D150 10 inch netbook and compare it with the top selling Asus Eee PC 1000HE.
Description
The Acer Aspire D150 comes with Windows XP Home Edition, Intel Atom processor N280 and 3-cell Li-ion battery pack.
160 GB hard disk drive and Multi-in-1 card reader provide optimum storage capacity. It has 1GB RAM, Mobile Intel 945GSE Express Chipset up to 8MB Shared Graphics Memory, and Acer InviLink 802.11b/g Wi-Fi network. For communication, it is equipped with Acer InviLink 802.11b/g Wi-Fi network connection, supporting Acer SignalUp wireless technology; 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet; Integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam, supporting 0.3 megapixel resolution; and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR. High-definition audio support; Two built-in stereo speakers; MS-Sound compatible; and Built-in digital microphone are other features. 84-key keyboard with 1.6 mm (minimum) key travel; Touchpad pointing device with two buttons; Three USB 2.0 ports; External display (VGA) port.
The measurements of Acer Aspire D150 are 260 (W) x 185 (D) x 33.4 (H) mm (10.2 x 7.28 x 1.31 inches).

Comparison
Both come with the same operating system - Genuine Windows XP Home Edition. The battery life of Acer Aspire D150 is 6-hours while the battery life of Asus Eee PC 1000HE is 9.5 hours. Asus Eee PC 1000HE is available in only black color; whereas Acer Aspire D150 comes in different color choices such as seashell white, sapphire blue, diamond black and ruby red.
The dimensions of Acer Aspire D150 is 260 (W) x 185 (D) x 33.4 (H) mm (10.2 x 7.28 x 1.31 inches) and in the case of Asus Eee PC 1000HE, it is 10.47 (W) x 7.53 (D) x 1.12-1.50 (H) inches. Acer Aspire D150 is equipped with an Integrated 0.3Mp Acer Crystal Eye webcam while Asus Eee PC 1000HE has a built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam.

Verdict
The above comparison between the Acer Aspire D150 and Asus Eee PC 1000HE shows that the major features of both machines are the same.
Mainly they differ in their battery life and the keyboard of the 1000HE is a bit bigger. There are also difference in weight and dimension. The color also different; Asus Eee PC 1000HE is available in only black color. The Acer Aspire D150 comes in different color choices such as seashell white, sapphire blue, diamond black and ruby red.
The Acer Aspire D150 is quite a bit cheaper right now, still the Eee 1000HE is more popular - at least on Amazon.

Where to Buy
The Acer Aspire One D150 is currently selling for $329 on Amazon.com. Compare Prices on other stores.

The Asus Eee PC 1000HE sells for around $380 on Amazon.com. Compare Prices in other Stores.

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