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New Acer netbook range now available at Amazon.com

June 21, 2010 at 9:38 am

Acer Aspire D260Acer announced a number of new netbooks recently. This range is now either shipping or up for pre-order in the United States through Amazon.com. This includes the following:

- Acer Aspire One 533 for $329.99. 10-1 inch, N475 Atom, Bluetooth 3.0.

- Acer Aspire One D260 for $329.99. 10.1-inch, N450 Atom CPU.

- Acer Aspire One 521 for $349.99. 10-1 inch, 1.7GHz AMD Athlon II Neo K125 CPU.

- Acer Aspire One 721 for $480.94. 11.6-inch, AMD Athlon II Neo CPU.

- Acer Aspire 1551 for $499.99. 11.6-inch, 1.3GHz dual-core AMD Athlon II Neo K3325 CPU or 1.5GHz dual-core AMD Athlon II Neo K625 CPU.

- Acer Aspire TimelineX 1830T for $599.99. 11.6-inch, Intel Core i3 or Core i5.

Via Netbooked.

Acer Aspire One 521, 533, 720 and D260 gets official in US

June 18, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Acer Aspire OneAcer has officially released four new Aspire One netbooks the US complete with pricing information. We’ve come across all netbooks before, but as quick reminder, the 11.6-inch AO721 and 10.1-inch AO521 run an AMD Athlon II Neo processor with ATI Radeon HD4225 graphics and a HDMI output. The AO521 has Bluetooth support too.

The 10.1” AO533 will run Intel’s new DDR3-enabled N475 processor, whilst the dual-booting 10.1” AOD260 will come with the standard N450 Atom processor. All four netbooks come with a 250GB HDD and Wi-Fi(b/g/n). The AO721 gets 2GB RAM whilst the rest will ship with 1GB. Read more

Acer Aspire One 533: DDR3 packing 10.1-inch netbook outed

May 28, 2010 at 7:39 am

Acer Aspire One 533Acer is set to launch its own DDR3 10.1-inch netbook called the Aspire One 533. It will be powered by the upcoming DDR3-enabled N455 and N475 Atom processors. The benefits of DDR3 memory is that it needs only 1.5V, which is 0.3v less than DDR2 memory. This should in theory result in longer runtimes.

macles says that the battery life of the AO533 will be 10 hours and it will come with optional Bluetooth 3.0 support. There are a few design differences too, including a touchpad that rests in a chrome bed. Hard specs aren’t known right now, but don’t expect anything different over the current norm (1GB RAM, 250GB HDD and Windows 7 Starter). We’re likely to hear more on availability and pricing at next week’s Computex show in Taipei. Click through for a number of photos. Read more

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