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Bad: Not at all durable
Comment: First the headphone jack stopped working, then the screen failed, just outside the warranty period. Speakers are also completely useless. Very very poorly manufactured laptop. Will never buy an Acer product again.
Good: Lightweight, Thin and Battery life. Price. A netbook / Macbook Air killer.
Bad: Only Single core CPU available in Indonesia.
Comment: Have been shopping for small, light laptop / netbook for work (English teacher) since January. Tried many netbooks but found them both underpowered and too small to type on (big hands !). This Acer is just perfect for my needs as a second laptop but could easily function for most users a their primary device, as long as 3D gaming / high volume image - video editing isn't needed. It will run HD (720p) video without any hiccups, just update Vista and all the drivers. Also the battery life is amazing, so far I've had 7 hours use in the 'real world'.
Pros - Lightweight (2 kg with the transformer + power cable), Build quality and styling, Great keyboard, 4 Gb DDR3 RAM, 500 Gb HD, HD webcam and very long battery life. 3 USB, HDMI & VGA, WLAN N, One touch power saving. Also a free upgrade to Win 7 premium in October.
Cons - Single core CPU isn't as fast as my Dual core laptop (but it's still faster than any Atom processor).
Overall this Acer is fantastic value for money (500 UK pounds here). It's a great alternative to buying a netbook and so much cheaper than all other lightweight notebooks. Apple take note, the build quality is almost as good as the Macbook Air but this features 3 USB ports. With the free upgrade to Win 7 included in the price, I can't find another deal that compares to this.
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