Color and contrast are excellent thanks to the glossy surface and LED-backlighting. Ion 2 builds on this achievement, and even provides a dual-core Atom processor to assist the Eee PC N. The performance is good for this category of Netbook, and master a large proportion of common home user tasks with ease. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor settings. The Synaptics system configuration allows the functions to be adapted individually.
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Armed with a dual-core processor and both Intel and NVIDIA graphics, it raises the bar for netbook performance but in doing so raises the asking price into notebook territory.
Specifications and features vary by model, and all images are illustrative. CPU utilization full HD video. The noetbook adheres to the usual design, and allows a swift familiarization. The view from the sides is relatively slim, The low cooling fan activity doesn’t lead to a pronounced development of heat despite the desktop CPU. Also, we would have liked to see USB 3. Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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Somewhat surprising is the good signal quality from the analog VGA output, despite the available HDMI interface, which provides a good resolution with x picture pixels. A direct comparison is hence only possible to a certain extent. The price also appears to be a little bit high in light of the fact that there are currently CULV notebooks available at a retail price of in the region of Euros.
NVIDIA graphics, multimedia capabilities – especially HD video playback – and good battery autonomy all add to this netbook’s value, which, owing fga its decent keyboard, needn’t only be a secondary, “on-the-fly” computer. Particularly when running applications in parallel, with several open browser tabs, and playing music in the background, it does not lead to a apparent limitations.
Asus Eee PC 1215N
The display is firmely held in place by solid hinges, but cannot be opened with a single hand due to the weight distribution on the base plate battery at the back. Hopefully one of these days someone at ASUS will read these reviews and stop using touchpad buttons like these. This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks.
Please, switch off ad blockers. We therefore had to make due with 3x USB 2. This did not have a negative impact during the typing test, but frequent typists could likely develop a dislike for this over time.
We were also let down by the lack of Bluetooth 3. Please check with your supplier for exact offers. Smart buttons and decent silver colored panels, such as around the touchpad, improve the general appearance. We recommend that you check with your local dealers for the specifications of the products available in your country.
Excellent multimedia enjoyment with large HD widescreen Eee PC™ 1215N
Most condensed Chiclet-style also called island-style keyboards provide enough space between each key to prevent excessive typos. Opening up the screen you can tell the hinges should hold up for a long time with strong tension that prevents the screen from flopping around once opened. The performance determining component of our tested device is the Nvidia Ion 2 graphics chipand the Intel dual-core Atom D, which are integrated with the Intel NM10 chipset.
The expansion bay consists of nothing more than the two RAM sockets. Visit our network of sites: But programs that are not optimized for multi-core processors are especially hindered, although the remaining components could still be exerted to a higher extent. That said, if you’re after something small and light, and find the current crop of netbooks don’t quite meet your power expectations, the Eee PC N would be a good choice.
Desktop performance for Windows Aero. After all, the middle class laptop does come with an adequate quad-core solution and discrete graphics.
YouTube videos also played smoothly.
The battery life is nevertheless altogether acceptable, since the relatively large battery provides for running times of in excess of 5 hours. Conversions or demanding image editing tasks, such as the use of filters or processing of video, do bring the device to its limits fairly quickly though.
The onboard speakers were lap-firing and sounded very tinny.