May 12, 2010 at 8:27 am
Acer has revealed a new line-up of AMD-powered netbooks at an event in Cannes. This includes a 10-inch model (AAO 521) and two 11.6-inch models (Acer Aspire 721 and 1551). Subsidiary Packard Bell also announced the dot.a, a rebranded version of the 11.6-inch models above.
The Acer Aspire One 521 has a single-core 1.2GHz AMD V105 processor, DDR3 support, ATI Radeon HD 4225 graphics and a HDMI output. You’ll still only get a 10.1-inch (1024 x 600) display though. It comes with 1GB RAM, 160GB HDD and a 7-hour battery life.
The Acer Aspire 721 features the dual-core AMD Athlon Neo K325 processor and an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) display. This model also sports Radeon HD 4225 graphics and has an HDMI out. It also comes with a 5600mAh battery, three USB ports, Bluetooth and optional 3G.
The Acer Aspire 1551 is similar to the 721, it features an AMD Turion II Neo dual core processor and Radeon HD 4225 graphics. It has an 11.6-inch display with 1366 x 768 resolution. It comes with a HDMI port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Windows 7 Home Premium.
Packard Bell has also launched the dot.a netbook that is a rebranded of the above 11.6-inch Acer models running the 1.7GHz single-core AMD Athlon II Neo K125 processor.