Asus Eee PC 1000 40GB Linux reviews and prices: 10" Laptop computer

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This laptop is a good all rounder.

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8.9 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Asus Eee PC 1000 40GB Linux with Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz Single Core Processor, 1GB of Memory and 40GB Storage on Linux. 6 hours of battery See full product description
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Christopher, Blandford, Dorset General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Adequate size of keyboard. User friendly. Looks neat too!
Bad points:
Haven't come across any.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Jul 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Linux friendly hardware, allowing a choice of Linux distributions (Ubuntu Netbook Remix being the best one tried), SSD meaning no worries about shock to a spinning disk, tough shell, good build quality, SD card reader,
Bad points:
pre-installed Xandros based Linux OS is poor (installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix and it is 100x better),
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Apr 2009

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 10
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1024 x 576 (WSVGA)
Operating system Linux
RAM (Gigabytes) 1
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 40
Number of cores Single
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Atom
Processor number N270
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.6
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Battery life (Hours) 6
Weight (kg) 1.45
Graphics card brand Intel
Graphics card model number GMA950
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series 945GC
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:10
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Manufacturer's Description

Embrace Easy, Excellent and Exciting Computing with New Eee PC™ 1000

  • Large Screen and Keyboard for Comfortable Usage
  • Shock proof SSD** design for reliable computing
  • Up to 6 hours* of battery life
  • Exclusive 60GB Eee Storage (Only on 1000, not 1000H)
  • High speed connectivity anywhere with Wi-Fi 802.11n
  • Unique design to fit your individual personality

This Eee PC™ 1000 offers even more options to users for unique user experiences. With its shockproof Solid State Drive (SSD) design, users will be able to enjoy stable and reliable computing on-the-go; 6 hours* of battery life, high speed 802.11n connectivity and exclusive 60GB Eee Storage makes it the ideal traveling companion for outdoor activities. The large 10" display provides comfortable viewing, and a keyboard that´s 92%** sized of generic notebooks make for easier typing and relaxing usage. It is also available in 6 custom colored designs to fit your unique personality.

Large Screen and Keyboard for Comfortable Usage
• The Eee PC™ 1000 is equipped with a large 10" display that allows users to easily view documents and webpages comfortably
• The keyboard is 92%** the size of generic notebooks – making it more comfortable to type for more relaxed usage.

Shock Proof SSD* Design for Reliable Computing
• The built-in Solid State Drive** (SSD) technology provides shockproof computing, less power consumption, fast boot up and less heat – making the Eee PC™ 1000 ideal for reliable outdoor usage

Up to 6 hours* of Battery Life
ASUS exclusive Super Hybrid Engine for longer battery lifespan of up to 6 hours*
• Super Hybrid Engine offers a choice of performance and power consumption modes for easy adjustments according to various needs

Exclusive 60GB Eee Storage
• 60GB file-encrypted Eee Storage with 5GB worth of downloads per day for easy accessibility from Linux platform
GNU Linux OS for convenient computing and an easy, excellent and exciting user experience

Note: Eee Storage service is complimentary for the first 18 months. Please register account information for 6 months extension (depend on country). All Eee PC 1000 users are entitled to complimentary Eee Storage upgrade. Please log on to ASUS support site for more information.

High Speed Connectivity Anywhere with Wi-Fi 802.11n
• Easily functions in any connected environment with fast and complete connectivity (WiFi 802.11n)
• Built-in Bluetooth for easy data transfers between devices
• Full range of applications to enhance communication and computing experiences
• Eee Connect for an easy way to connect two or more users through a remote desktop feature for easy troubleshooting.

Unique Design to Fit Your Individual Personality
• The Eee PC™ 1000 comes in two custom styles created with cutting-edge Infusion casing technology
• Infusion surface with inlaid motifs provides a new level of resilience – providing scratch resistance and a beautiful style that will not fade with time
• Users can choose from Pearl White and Fine Ebony

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