Acer’s New Netbook, With Windows 8.1 and Solid-State Drive, Priced at $199

/ 3 years ago


Hot on the heels of the Asus EeeBook X205, Acer thrown its hat into the neo-notebook ring with the Aspire E 11, with similar specifications, dimensions, and price to its competitor.

Acer’s new compact offering features a 11.6″ 1366×768 display, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of solid-state storage, and Windows 8.1. However, the Aspire’s dual-core Celeron N2840 processor can’t quite compete with the quad-core Atom Z3735 boasted by the EeeBook. Add to that the heavier weight – 2.84lbs, against Asus’ 2.2lbs – and seven hours less battery life than the EeeBook, the Aspire pales in comparison.

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Although Acer’s new hardware doesn’t compare favourably to the Asus equivalent, its release does suggest that the neo-netbook market is set to become a lot more competitive.

Source: Tech Report.

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  • Kurt Kuppens

    they should of put at least 4GB of ram in it if u ask me

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