The underlying technology has been boosted, but the improvements are almost negligible in everyday use. Check out our full review to find out. Check with your local ASUS website for more details. Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor settings. That’s unfortunate, but it’s the only outwardly visible change. Combining low but not the lowest prices with great battery life and good overall design, the has become the Netbook reference design for the entire industry.

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Still, it is currently the best choice for those needing long running times and it doesn’t hurt that it has an attractive design and comfortable keyboard. Read in this review about how the new netbook stands up against models with an Intel Atom N or N processor. Computer Active The Asus PE is a general-purpose netbook from the company that came up with the idea of the netbook. The Synaptics touchpad used on the PE is likewise identical to the gesture-enabled model on the HA.

Please share our article, every link counts! Engadget If you’ve been waiting for Pine Trail netbooks hoping for noticeably better performance and graphics, you’re not going to get it — and the truth is y ou probably won’t even notice the difference between the PE and older Diamondville-based Eee PCs until you start using it on battery power alone.

Of course, there’s the stopgap solution of having the Broadcom Crystal HD companion chip to handle the needs of the HD playback, but it doesn’t exactly speak well about the platform if it requires yet again an external solution to address this issue.

Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. Too bad for the glossy body that still catches lots of fingerprints and scratches from the moment you get it out of the box, otherwise this device would be spotless.


Asus Eee PC PE – External Reviews

That’s in part because there 100p a confusing array of overlapping Netbooks that all carry the Asus Eee PC name, despite having different components, prices, and even screen sizes. While the following weeks saw plenty of announcements heralding new machines based on the chips, those PCs have only now started to arrive on shop shelves.

Intel Atom N 1.

The Eee PC Seashell P is undoubtedly good-looking, but when you factor in the unnecessary design changes Asus has made, it somehow ends up being less appealing than its predecessor.

We wish Asus would have spent a little more time on the drawing board and ewe these issues before launching it.

Single Review, online available, Short, Date: It is more a second machine, maybe for travelling with, and only then if you can cope with the small keyboard and non-familiar operating system.

Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. Great looks ese paired with accomplished all-round performance, and it was a comparative steal at the time; the intervening months have only seen it get cheaper. Hardware Zone Intel’s latest update to its netbook platform certainly changes some things around, but it still lacks needed improvements in the graphics and video playback department. That’s unfortunate, but it’s the only outwardly visible change.

Pine Trail, touted by Intel as a power-efficient core-component innovation for netbooks, incorporates the memory controller and graphics acceleration directly asys the CPU die. Please refer specification pages for full details. Users can expect to easily achieve over ten hours of running time in most applications. We recommend that you check with your local dealers for the specifications of the products available in your country.

Asus Eee PC 1005PE

All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. Techradar Asus can personally take credit for the explosion of netbooks a few years back, as its original Eee PC kicked off the trend of smaller, lighter portables.


And when it comes to netbooks, Pine Trail or not, you can’t really ask for much more. The glossy screen looks identical to what we saw in the HA: CNet As the company credited with practically inventing the netbook category, it’s no surprise that Asus makes some of the most popular mini laptops around — chiefly the machines in the Eee PC series.

If anything, a three-cell battery, cheaper and lighter than a six-cell one, in the netbook will now suffice for many.

ASUS Eee PC 1005PE Review

Colors of products may not be perfectly accurate due to variations caused by photography and monitor settings.

The LCD panel may or may not be better, depending on what particular panel you happen to get. The keyboard tray has very little flex under strong pressure, but in some areas the tray seems to float above the support structure beneath it.

Still, one should not be unrealistic and underrate the gain bestowed upon the user by the new Atom platform.

We would however have liked to see some design changes less gloss and a slightly quieter machine. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. No ports here either, just the hinges and battery.