As expected, the world's leading netbook manufacturer is one of the first to release a netbook running on Intel's latest PineTrail platform.
What's so special about PineTrail? Read more about it here.
Introducing Acer Aspire One AO532h :
Promising an incredible 10 hours of battery life, Aspire One A0532h runs on Intel's latest N450 Atom processor and GMA 1350 graphics.
Here's a section of the press release:
High-Performance Features That Save Power for All Day Mobility Engineered for extreme mobility, the Aspire One utilizes the energy-efficient Intel® Atom(TM) N450 processor, integrated Intel graphics and the mobile Intel NM10 Express chipset to keep users connected while on-the-go.
To further support power savings and longer battery life, the netbooks' 10.1-inch LED-backlit TFT LCD saves 22.2 percent power compared with other netbook displays
Acer Aspire One AO532h
• Intel® Atom(TM) Processor N450 (1.66GHz, 512KB L2 cache, 667MHz FSB)
• 10.1" WSVGA Acer CrystalBrite(TM) LED-backlit Display
• Mobile Intel® NM10 Express Chipset
• Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3150
• 1024MB DDR2 667MHz Memory
• 160GB(2) 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
• Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader
• Acer InviLink(TM) Nplify(TM) 802.11b/g/Draft-N Wi-Fi CERTIFIED®
• 10/100 Fast Ethernet LAN (RJ-45)
• Built-in Webcam
• Two Built-in Stereo Speakers
• Multi-Gesture Touchpad
• 3 - USB 2.0 Ports
• 6-cell Li-ion Battery (4400 mAh)
• 2.76 lbs. | 1.25 kg
• 10.17" (W) x7.28" (D) x .99" (H)
• Windows® 7 Starter
But the best thing about it, I think, is the price. For only $299 or around Php 14,000 (current conversion, before taxes), you can get your own AO532h with the configuration above. It is available in 3 stunning colors - Onyx Blue, Garnet Red and Silver Matrix.
Stay tuned for updates on its availability in the Philippines. I bet it won't take long before it reaches our shores.