ASUS Eee PC 1016p Review
You can’t deny ASUS recent enormous popularity over its Eee PC netbooks, versatile laptops and gaming notebooks. Especially their Eee PC series of netbook become one of the prime brands among netbooks. Folks are always eagerly waiting for ASUS new releases. Same thing happen with Asus Eee PC 1016p. The model was in news for last few months, now the product hit the stores like Amazon, Newegg, Excaliberpc. Let us see if this netbook will be able to satisfy its enthusiasts.
To analyze it, we will start with specification of ASUS Eee PC 1016p
Processor:-ASUS Eee PC 1016p comes with Intel Atom N455 clocked at 1.66 GHz. As the Atom N455 comes with integrated memory controller for DDR3 memory so you can expect faster performance. However, you can’t expect gaming from this processor. Yes, you can play solitaire or similar types of games. This processors is intended for home computing and other simple computer job like surfing web, writing, editing etc
Graphics – ASUS Eee PC 1016p come with Intel GMA 3150 graphics which is an onboard graphics and share system memory.
Hard drive and OS – The Eee PC 1016p comprises of 320GB HDD with 5400 rpm with windows 7 professional 32 bit as OS
RAM – 2GB DDR3 memory. No expandable memory support is there.
Display:- They 10.1” WSWGA display comes with resolution of 1024 * 600
Other features include built in webcam of 0.3 megapixel, 3 USB, 1VGA, Gigabit Ethernet, wi-fi,802.11n and Bluetooth 3.0 etc. the keyboard is of standard-size.
Eee PC 16p comes with square shaped chassis; corners are not rounded. When design is concerned it comes with exclusively brushed Aluminum pattern. ASUS Eee PC 1016p is available at $480 at Newegg and one can shop for $490 at excaliberpc. ASUS offer Eee PC 1016p in two color- silver and black.
The 6 cell Li-ion battery will provide 10.5 hours battery life. One thing we must admit that there are very few who can compete with the battery life of the Asus’s system
The size of the laptop is 10.31″ x 7.01″ x 0.93″ – 1.43 and weighs 2.81lbs
Pros of ASUS Eee PC 1016p
*It comes with DDR3 memory
* strong battery life
Cons of ASUS 1016p
No High definition support
RAM should be at least 4 GB. However, 2GB memory is good enough for home computing.
ASUS Eee PC 1016p is available for $480-$500. So you can’t expect anything great from the laptop. The processor is good enough for general computing even you can watch video editing. Integrated memory controller will enhance the performance.Battery life is exceptionally well.