TrustedReviews underwhelmed by Acer Aspire One D150

March 17, 2009 at 6:22 pm

TrustedReviews have reviewed the 10-inch Acer Aspire One D150. Despite the price and specifications being in line with its peer group (Samsung NC10, Asus 1000HE, MSI Wind), they found that the overall execution didn’t match up both in terms of design and ergonomics. Other models offer better battery life and ergonomics, especially in terms of their keyboards.

One of the main issues they had was that the keyboard was no different to its 8.9-inch cousin, not good enough for a 10-inch model. However on the positive side, they felt the screen was one of the best they had seen in a 10-inch netbook. Full list of key points after the break. Read more

Acer Aspire One refresh spotted

March 8, 2009 at 11:46 am

Acer Aspire One refreshA refresh of the Acer Aspire One has been spotted, with most of the changes being under the hood. On the surface the model looks very similar to the 10.1-inch D150, albeit slimmer with a height of 26mm. A different motherboard layout means the ports on sides of the netbook have been rearranged. Despite the technical specifications remaining unchanged, Macles suggest that this model will be the D250 and sport a bigger hard-disk. Some users are already reporting to have seen this configuration hit retail channels. More information as we have it.

Via Portable Monkey.