acerfront Review: Mini Notebook/Netbook Roundup

The Aspire One is Acer’s line of netbooks which was launched in July last year and for this roundup, the manufacturer sent us their Aspire One (model: D250) which is equipped with the latest Intel Atom N280 processor. Our evaluation unit sports a glossy finish with a long hinge that makes the display looked elevated (like the above picture).

For those who are interested in its hardware specifications, here’s the details:-

ProcessorIntel® Atom™ N280 (1.66GHz)
OSGenuine Windows® XP Home
ChipsetMobile Intel® 945GSE Express 
Hard disk160GB SATA HDD
Memory1GB DDR2 SDRAM
Display10.1-inch WSVGA (1024×600)
GraphicsIntel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
AudioHD Audio, Stereo speakers
I/O portMulti-in-1 card reader slot (MMC/SD/xD/MS/MS pro)
 1x VGA port, 3x USB 2.0, 1x RJ-45, 2x audio (Headphone/Mic-In)
Communications10/100 Mbps ethernet, wireless 802.11b/g, Bluetooth
WebcamIntegrated Acer CrystalEye
Dimension258.5 x 184 x 25.4mm
Weight1.22kg (with 6-cell battery)