Acer Ferrari One 200 - Price, Specs, Demo

If you're dreaming of driving your own Ferrari but your savings aren't quite there yet, then why not splurge on this Acer Ferrari One notebook in the meantime and find solace in the fact that it's produced under license of Ferrari Spa?

Quoting Acer PR:

The all-new Ferrari One, with its personalized racing red cover proudly displaying the “Scudetto Ferrari” that has dominated Formula One since the very first race, is the world’s most exclusive netbook, designed and created with the same passion and technological experience that drives two of the world’s finest brands.

Full of exquisite details and features that celebrate the world’s most prestigious racing heritage, the Ferrari One is dedicated to those who see beyond perfection.

After all, who needs to be ordinary when you can be a champion?

This hottie is already out in the Philippines with an SRP of roughly Php 42,000.

Here are the specs:

1.2 Ghz AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor L310 (1Mb L2 Cache)
AMD M780G Chipset
ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics with up to 2047Mb of HyperMemory
Video Memory
(256+128Mb of dedicated system memory, up to 1663Mb of shared system memory)
11.6in. HD 1366 x 768 (WXGA) pixel resolution, high-brightness (200-nit) TFT LCD
MicroSoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Acer Video Conference featuring integrated Acer Crystal Eye webcam --
supporting enhanced Acer PrimaLite™ technology
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
UMTS/HSPA at 850/1900/2100 MHz and quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), upgradeable to 7.2 Mb/s HSDPA and 5.7 Mb/s HSUPA, supporting receiver diversity and equalizing at 2100 MHz
Gigabit Ethernet, Wake-on-LAN ready
ATI XGP™ connector,
Multi-in-1 card reader,
Three USB 2.0 ports,
External display (VGA) port,
Headphone/speaker/line-out jack with S/PDIF support,
Microphone-in jack,
Ethernet (RJ-45) port,
DC-in jack for AC adapter
6-cell battery Lithium-Ion

Here's Chris Pirillo talking about his Ferrari One machine:

TP hasn't received any review unit from Acer Philippines just yet, so we'll just quote what CNET had to say about Ferrari One 200:

Like its road-going cousins, the Ferrari One will polarize opinion. In many respects, it's the best-looking Netbook we've come across, and many will look upon its owner with an envious eye. But its bawdy, not-quite-Ferrari-red lid will attract plenty of negative attention too, and its large logo will mark you out as the sort of person that owns Ferrari key rings and baseball caps because they can't afford the real thing. You have our blessing to buy the Ferrari One, but be prepared to have people give "mine's bigger than yours" looks.

Acer Ferrari One weighs in at 3.3 lbs, by the way.

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  1. Bought this unit about a month ago and had it sent over from Manila, upon opening it, the unit already had a manufacturing defect. Had it sent back to be replaced as it was still unused. The retailer refused to replace it and opted to repair it. Then, when the unit was "repaired", only the external frame that broke was repaired but the internal part that was bulging and causing the frame to crack to begin with was not. What kind of quality of product is that to sell to consumers? And Acer has the guts to put a "Ferrari" brand on such an item.It has been over a month since my original purchase and I still do not have my unit.

    After having sent them an email regarding my complaint, I still have not received a response upto now. So it would seem that acer not only makes poor products but also provides very poor customer service as well.

    I will never ever buy another acer branded product again and I would advise others to do the same.Save yourself unnecessary hassles from this brand.

  2. mine works and its been a year already. maybe u dont know how to use one asshole


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