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Acer Aspire One D260 Netbook Review – Slim and Lightweight

The Acer Aspire One D260 is not just a netbook, but comes equipped with many good specs and features that can be found in other good level computers. This device is a good choice to trust the brand as it offers several good features which other netbooks don’t provide at this range. Let us find out what all features and specs make this device much more astounding.

Acer Aspire One D260 Display and Design :

The Acer Aspire One D260 netbook is an improved version that comes packed with added advanced features to serve its users. However, talking about the display, it is not something to chase for as it sports a standard 10.1 inches panel with a good resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. The screen of this device comes equipped with LED-backlit that makes this device over 20 percent more energy-efficient as compared to any similar models of its class.

The Acer Aspire One D260 laptop offers good amount of space at its exterior and features 3 USB ports as well as VGA audio ports. A Wi-Fi access option is provide for quick connect to the internet. Apart from that, Fast Ethernet or 3G capabilities as optional are also provided. The laptop also features Bluetooth capabilities that enable the users to share media files or documents with other capable laptops. Acer Aspire One D260 is a portable device that can be carried any where due to its small size and less weight. The device is loaded with Acer SignalUp, which is basically the antenna technology for offering advanced transmission and management of big content files.

Acer Aspire One D260 Netbook

Though this device looks small, but it has many interesting features such as high-definition audio support, a built-in microphone and two built-in speakers. For more entertainment, Acer has added the option of video conferencing which is possible through an in-built Acer crystal eye webcam. The laptop comes loaded with video quality enhancement technology and video conferencing software. So, you can just start conversing with your friends or many your business conferences from anywhere across the globe. These technologies also enable the users to experience online video calls that are supported by this device with a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels.

The device weighs just 1.24 kg and comes with beautiful body color options, multi-gesture touchpad and full size keyboard with bigger keys.

Acer Aspire One D260 Operating System :

What is more interesting about this device is that it runs Windows 7 or Android operating system. The D260 features dual boot system in which the system can be booted by using either OS’. In fact, you can even dual boot from Windows operating system to Android or vice versa and that too can be done in just 15 seconds of time. This technology allows you to access your email or browse internet conveniently.

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Acer Aspire One D260 Processor and Graphic :

The Acer Aspire One D260 netbook is run by an Intel Atom N450 processor. This powerful processor enables the mini-computer to run quickly with a double up battery life than its predecessor D250. Apart from Intel’s Atom processor, this mini-laptop comes equipped with powerful Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 which already comes installed with this device and allows the gamers to play their favorite games at low resolutions by saving more battery life.

Acer Aspire One D260 Netbook Features

Acer Aspire One D260 Memory :

This small-sized laptop is available in the market with a multi-in-1 card reader that supports a number of card formats. This device provides 1 GB RAM and 250 GB hard drive space. Well, this is not new anymore as many mini-computers are available in the market with similar memory specs.

Acer Aspire One D260 Battery Life :

Considering its predecessor, the Acer Aspire One D250 has poor battery life and only gives a back up of 3 hours in full charge. On the other hand, this new Acer Aspire One D250 has capacity to offer 8 hours of battery life which is only possible due to the addition of Intel Atom N450 processor. Now you can enjoy 8 hours of wireless connectivity while travelling to a particular destination and that too in just one full charge.

The Acer Aspire One D260 mini-laptop also comes with accessories like Acer MiniGo adapter which is 34 % lighter in weight as compared to the typical adapters. In fact, it also gives you quick charging option by saving one third of your quality time for charging this highly portable device.

Acer Aspire One D260 Netbook Keyboard

Acer Aspire One D260 Price :

Compared to the Acer Aspire One D260 netbook specs, the price is reasonable. This beautifully designed netbook that comes with pleasing color choices and are available in Indian market for a price tag of around INR 16,799.

Acer Aspire One D260 Price

Pros of Acer Aspire One D260 :

The Acer Aspire One D260 netbook has dual boot option that offers a unique characteristic to this device as compared to any other models in this range. It gives 8 hours of battery life and is slim and lightweight. The device offers multi gesture touchpad and full size keyboard that comes with bigger keys for comfort typing.

Cons of Acer Aspire One D260 :

The display of this netbook is average.

Acer Aspire One D260

Verdict :

The Acer Aspire One D260 netbook is not just a netbook, but is a computer with advanced specs and features added to it which cannot be found in other netbooks in its range. The Acer Aspire One D260 price is very reasonable and can be represented as a low cost Android cum Windows mini-computer that allows the users to streams multimedia files via Bluetooth, attend conference or video calls and browse internet through the high speed Wi-Fi.

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