ASUS Eee PC 1000HE Netbook Review

June 10, 2010

The ASUS Eee PC 1000HE is a netbook designed to provide an exceptional computing experience with ultimate portability. In this today’s post, we will review the Eee 1000HE, analysing it’s performance and portability.

Asus Eee 1000HE Technical Spec

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE Netbook ReviewThe standard ASUS Eee PC 1000HE comes with Windows XP Home Edition as its operating system. It offers a 160G hard drive and runs on an Intel Atom 280 Processor with 1.66GHz. This processor boasts faster speeds than previous netbook models, making the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE an upgrade on past devices. Plus, its 1 gigabyte of memory allows for faster processing speeds as well.

Thanks to its ASUS Super Hybrid Engine with a 6 cell battery, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE can get up to 9.5 hours of battery life on a single charge. This is a vast improvement on past ASUS Eee models, which were criticized for their minimal battery life span.

With its Wi-Fi 802.11n, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE is able to connect to any available wireless network. Additionally, with its Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE can easily stream most simple web videos. However, like other netbooks, it is not designer for graphic intensive activities like gaming.

Asus Eee 1000HE Netbook Look and Feel

As for looks, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE comes in a sleek black casing with the option to add a special color case, most likely at an additional fee. With petite dimensions of just 10.5 inches by 7.5 inches, the netbook is exceptionally easy to carry around. It is also only 1.5 inches thick, and it only weighs 3.2 pounds. Inside this casing, the 10.2 inch monitor includes an LED backlight and the keyboard has been redesigned from past models to offer easier usage.

When it comes to customization, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE offers three USB ports to connect additional devices like a mouse, larger keyboard, external CD or DVD drive, mp3 player, etc. Plus, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE offers Bluetooth connectivity as well. There are also ports to add a microphone and / or headset. Other features include VGA output and a card reader that can handle SD, SDHC, Memory Stick, and MS-PRO. There is no need for an extra webcam connection, though, as the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE has one already built in.

Conclusion: Lots of Features, Small Price Tag

Ultimately, the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE is not drastically different from previous ASUS netbook models. However, many of its features, as is mentioned above, are upgrades from past Eee options. With a price tag under $400 the ASUS Eee 1000HE is really affordable. Portability and performance for $400 – what more could you want?

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