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Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617 Netbook Review

February 12th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617 netbook is just one cm thick and 2.75 lbs weight. People that are always interested in portable netbook can make a choice with this stylishly featured netbook. Its 8-hous battery backup can keep an individual connected with work, family and friends all the time. This netbook is powered through Intel’s Atom N455 processor. Its 10.1-inches LED-backlit display and keyboard display will offer easy working all the time for a user. Importantly, this netbook is arranged with a 1.3-megapixels webcam for video chats with friends and work related contacts. This netbook is arranged with 6-cell lithium battery unlike its predecessors which got just 3-cell battery packs. Remember that this netbook is minus optical drive and you need an external drive if there is a necessity for it through USB port.

Intel Atom N455 Processor Details:

This Intel Atom N455 , that powers Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617 is an entry level inexpensive CPU and suitable for small laptops and netbooks. This processor is clocked at 1.66 GHz and got 512 KB L2 Cache.  This processor got integrated memory controller for DDR3 main memory and the GMA 3150 Graphics card. Altogether, this configuration is very well suitable for basic computing tasks. Gaming is not suitable over this processor and overstrain will result on it. This processor got TDP rating as 5.5 Watts and this will reduce the power consumption up to 20%. This processor is best ideal choice for netbooks and helps well to reduce the cost of the machine quite significantly.

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617 Pros:

  • Sleek and light in weight which offers convenient portability.
  • Its battery backup is amazing with 8-hours.
  • It has integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 video processor which can support Microsoft DirectX9.0.
  • It has one 1.3-megapixels webcam.
  • It has mono speakers with decent sound quality.
  • Priced affordably.

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617 Cons:

  • System memory is just 1 GB and no possibility for expansion.
  • No Bluetooth.
  • No optical drive.
  • No HDMI and VGA ports

Specifications:

Processor:

This netbook is powered through Intel Atom N455 processor that is clocked at 1.66GHz. This processor got 512KB L2 cache, 667MHz FSB, and NM10 Express Chipset.

System memory and hard drive:

System memory of this netbook is 1 GB DDR3 RAM of 1066 MHz. There is no possibility for the further expansion of this memory.

Hard drive of this netbook is 250 GB capacity. This hard drive rotates at 5400 rpm.

Display and Graphics:

The screen size of this netbook is 10.1-inches with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution. This display type is LED-Backlit CrystalBrite screen.

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617  is facilitated with integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 video processor. This can support Microsoft DirectX 9.0 successfully.

Wireless Connectivity:

The wireless networking capabilities of this netbook is up to five times the performance and twice the wireless range through 802.11 n-compatible routers as you would with 802.11 g networks. This is also backward compatible with 802.11 b/g networks too.

Input Devices:

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617  is arraged with Multi-gesture Touchpad for circular-motion, scrolling, pinch-action and page flips.

There is also one 84-key Fine Tip keyboard and its keys size is 93% of standard size with bigger keys to enable easy typing for a user.

Webcam:

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617 comes with a 1.3-megapixels integrated webcam within the LCD bezel and its resolution is 1280 x 1024.

Audio:

The audio reception of this netbook is quite decent through its built-in mono speakers.

Size and weight:

Width: 10.2-inches.

Depth: 7.3-inches.

Height: 0.9-inches.

Weight: 2.76 lbs.

Software:

This netbook comes with Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office starter 2010, and some more.

Battery:

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617  is arranged with one 6-cell battery pack of capacity 4400mAh. This battery pack offers 8-hours battery backup for the netbook.

Additional Ports:

Acer Aspire One AOD255E-13617  is arranged with one 2-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader and three USB 2.0 ports. There are one microphone jack and one headphone jack too.

Warranty:

This netbook comes with one-year limited warranty over parts and labor along with concurrent International Traveler’s warranty.

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