22 reviews

Acer Aspire One

$400.00 Released January, 2008

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Runs Linux or Windows XP. Ultra-portable. Available in five colors: pink, brown, blue, white and black.

The Cons:No pointing stick. Small touch pad. Expensive with upgrades.

The Acer Aspire One is a ultra-portable laptop, similar to the Asus Eee PC. It comes standard with Linux (Linplus distro), an 8GB solid-state drive, 512MB RAM, wireless 802.11b/g, and a memory card reader.

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Product Shot 2 It has upgrades for an 120GB drive to replace the 8GB SSD, 1GB RAM, wireless 802.11n, mobile broadband support, and Windows XP.


  • Intel Atom Processor (1.6GHz, 533MHz FSB)
  • 512MB, 1GB
  • 8.9" LED Backlight LCD Screen 1024x600 Resolution
  • Memory Card Reader
  • 10/100 Ethernet
  • 3 or 7 hours battery life with 3 or 6 cell battery, respectively
  • Blue or White

User Reviews (22)

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  • 18

    Runs Linux or Windows XP

  • 17


  • 13

    Available in five colors: pink, brown, blue, white and black

  • 13

    familiar keyboard layout

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  • 6

    non-glossy screen

  • 6

    Crystalbrite screen is easy to see

  • 5

    10-inch body allows for a larger easy-to-use keyboard compared to other 9" models

  • 4

    Runs Apple Mac OS X Leopard Kalyway

  • 3

    no pointing stick

  • 2

    small touch pad

  • -3

    Expensive with upgrades

  • -3

    Most features require an upgrade

  • -6

    louder than the majority of netbooks

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Jean Hoover
Jean Hoover: #acer_aspire_one It is the perfect travel computer. No problems connecting to the internet where ever I may be. Love it. Mar 5, 10
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