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Compaq Aero 8000

Compaq Aero 8000
alaScore 66

9 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Compaq Aero 8000. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The portability also gets good comments, but many are negative about the price.

portability, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Compaq Aero 8000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: raymondfrank (

Fun and small


I saw in the store, the smaller the better is what I love. It looked and acted like a laptop but would last much longer on the battery power. The 16MG memory that comes with it would not work the explorer, had to disconnect at the icon. With the...

Small and easy to use

Have to upgrade the memory

Jul, 2000

Consumer review by: WulfsDen (

Compaq Aero 8000: Classy PDA has laptop style


More like a small laptop than a true PDA, the Compaq Aero 8000 might just fit your needs. It is especially good for e-mail and light typing.

Half the weight of a laptop with three times the battery life.

Over sensitive touchpad can be annoying. Rather expensive for a PDA.

Jun, 2000

Consumer review by: dcnaylor (

Compaq: A True HP Challenger?


The Aero 8000 is an excellent H/PC, but is it ready to knock the HP Jornada 820 off its long-standing place as the consensus best high-end H/PC? Let's find out.

64MB RAM expandability, very good display

slowest processor in class, relatively heavy

Feb, 2000

Product Specifications

A simple Windows CE mobile solution that weighs less than three (3) pounds that allows you access to the enterprise and secure, light document creation. The Compaq Aero 8000 is specifically designed for the field workforce applications, such as sales and service personnel and for mobile business professionals. The Compaq Aero 8000 Handheld PC Professional has mobility and productivity features you can't find anywhere else. Instant-On, light weight, long battery life and extraordinary durability make this the PC Companion that mobile workers are most likely to take with them. This Handheld is powerful enough to drive a projector or monitor (with no VGA-out card needed video technology is built in). And with the new functionality of Microsoft Windows CE for Handheld PCs supporting larger displays, bigger keyboards and pointing devices, the Aero 8000 H/PC Pro is the easy, comfortable productivity solution for working on the road.

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Audio Output



Run Time (Up To) (AC):7hours
Technology:Lithium ion

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:8-bit (256 colors)
Color Support:8-bit (256 colors)
Diagonal Size:10in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.4cm
Technology:DSTN passive matrix


Country Kits:Canada / United States/France/United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq Aero

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows CE Handheld PC Professional Edition


Clock Speed:128MHz


Installed Size:16MB


Installed Size:16MB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Handheld Type:Handheld

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 95 / NT Workstation 4.0