Hercules eCafe EC-900-H60G/S reviews and prices: 8.9" Laptop computer

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This laptop is a good all rounder.

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Hercules eCafe EC-900-H60G/S with Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz Single Core Processor, 0.5GB of Memory and 60GB Storage on Linux. 5 hours of battery See full product description

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Score 7.0/10
Good points:
compact with good spec for money.
Bad points:
the linux operating software is not very compatable with most mobile braodband providers.
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 6.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Mar 2009

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 8.9
Screen Resolution (pixels) 800 x 480 (WVGA)
Operating system Linux
RAM (Gigabytes) 0.5
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 60
Number of cores Single
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Atom
Processor number N270
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.6
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Wireless
Card reader 3 in 1 Card Reader
Battery life (Hours) 5
Weight (kg) 1.2
Graphics card brand Intel
Graphics card model number k.A.
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:9
Width in cm 22.4
Depth in cm 16.8
Release date 2009-01-12
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Manufacturer's Description

Unique and efficient to use!

  • A “UMPC” tailor-made for mobility with wireless capabilities, high-capacity battery (6 cells) and super light weight
  • 8.9 inch screen with 2 available resolutions: 1024×600 (full Internet page) and 800×600
  • An interface created by Hercules, which can be configured for beginners or experts
  • Quick, intuitive access to applications
  • Preconfigured Web portals to make using your UMPC even more pleasant and fun

A powerhouse of technologies and uses!

  • 60GB hard disk drive to store your contents (easily expandable)
  • 512MB DDR2 RAM (easily expandable)
  • 1 multiformat card reader for your photos (SD/SDHC/MMC/MS)
  • 3 USB ports for your devices
  • 1 webcam with microphone for multimedia communications
  • One high-quality audio output to listen to your favorite music and Internet radio stations
  • One VGA output for use with your monitor
  • Compatible with external USB DVD drives

A vibrant personality!

  • Fully customizable desktop screen: use the image or photo of your choice
  • 2 choices of interface: Easy or Expert
  • Install your choice of software
  • Graphics themes available on the eCAFÉTM portal
  • Stickers to identify your UMPC

Get the most out of the world of wireless!

  • eCAFÉTM is your indispensable communications tool.
  • Connect anywhere, at any time, with WiFi b/g/n integrated into your eCAFÉTM.
  • An ultra user-friendly, intuitive and complete “eCAFÉTMConnect” configuration interface, in your language and accessible with one click.

Included applications

Electronic messaging (email client), Internet browser, instant messaging utilities, video player (WMV, MPEG, etc.), MP3/WMA music player, external DVD player (*DVD drive not included), calendar, more than 10 games designed for your “UMPC”, Internet radio, image processing utilities, photo manager, OpenOffice suite, WiFi manager, bank account manager, parental controls, antivirus…

100% compatible

  • All wireless networks (WiFi b/g/n), GPRS/3G (via a Bluetooth® modem – sold separately)
  • All image formats supported (jpg, png, gif, etc.)
  • Support for all the most frequently used video and music formats
  • Compatible with Mandriva and Linux RPM systems
  • Compatible with MS Office (doc, xls, ppt) and other Windows® formats (txt, bmp, etc.)
  • Compatible with more than 2,000 printers and common USB devices (USB keys, digital cameras, etc.) – see the eCAFÉTM

portal for details

  • A Linux system giving you direct access to multimedia, Internet and office software functions.
  • Easy access to the official Linux Archives, containing more than 17,000 applications to meet all of your needs.
  • A dedicated portal for news, discussion forums, updates, product info, software to install… available at www.ecafe.hercules.com
  • 2 year warranty (please see conditions detailed in the manual)

*Battery life calculated based on a simulation in which the following activities were carried out in succession: word processing, video playback (1.5 hours), Internet browsing, standby mode approximately 5 minutes per hour of use. Battery life duration may vary and depends on how eCAFÉTM is used (types of use, network conditions).

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