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Asus Eee PC 1008HA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 596 reviews of Asus Eee PC 1008HA. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and design. The performance and usability also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and durability. Reviews are divided on the touchpad.

portability, usability, performance, design, battery

durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus Eee PC 1008HA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus Eee PC 1008HA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 user reviews of Asus Eee PC 1008HA from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the battery and performance. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed views on the connectivity and sound.

design, portability, usability, performance, battery

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell Netbook, Midnight Blue (Intel 1.66 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, 10 inch screen)Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell Netbook, Midnight Blue (Intel 1.66 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 160 GB HDD, 10 inch screen)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus Eee PC 1008HA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 201 user reviews of Asus Eee PC 1008HA from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the battery and design. The performance and usability also get good views, whereas reviews are divided on the connectivity. There are some critical reviews about the reliability and durability.

portability, usability, performance, design, battery

durability, reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell 10.1-Inch Pearl White Netbook - 6 Hour Battery LifeASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell 10.1-Inch Pearl White Netbook - 6 Hour Battery Life

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Tobias Winkler (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus Eee PC 1008HA Netbook

 

The pretty boy. Asus, the "netbook pioneer", constantly extends i

Great design; Port covers; Good keyboard; Very energy efficient; Predominantly very quiet; Low heat development

Below-average display; Sensitive surfaces; Battery permanently built-in; Poor accessibility of components; Stiff touchpad key

Is enormous, but no model is so light with a similarly long battery life. The similarly light Aspire One D250 only has a 24Wh battery and clearly gets hotter. The particular unique selling points of the 1008HA are not necessarily sales relevant. The...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell (Windows 7)

 

Editor's Note: Portions of this review were taken from our earlier review of the ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell .

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

Review Update: ASUS Eee PC 1008HA with Windows 7

 

We were one of the first to bring you a review of the thin and light Eee PC 1008HA "Seashell" netbook. We decided to take a second look at this popular ultraportable now that ASUS has re-released it with Windows 7 Home Premium. Can a new operating...

Windows 7 boosts "snappiness ; More RAM than previous model ; Larger, faster hard drive

Still using Atom N280 processor ; VGA adapter is a mixed blessing ; Basically the same as before

In short, this update to the Eee PC 1008HA gives you more reasons to make a purchase if you were already on the fence ... but if you weren't interested in this netbook last time you probably won't buy it this time around either

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Asus Eee PC 1008HA

 

Asus reinvents its iconic netbook with the slim, attractive Eee PC 1008HA, a bold experiment that largely works.

New slim design, Clever hidden ports and connections, Thin LED screen

Near the upper end of the netbook price scale, Hidden ports and VGA dongle can take a little effort to access

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Nick Mokey (digitaltrends.com)

Asus Eee 1008HA Seashell Review

 

The Seashell proves that netbooks don't just have to be cheap, they can be lust worthy, too.

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Joanna Stern (laptopmag.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA (Seashell)

 

ASUS' new premium Eee PC is strikingly thin, but you'll need to make some compromises.

The Eee PC 1008HA Seashell is one of the slimmest and most attractive netbooks on the market, and with the latest Intel Atom processor and more than five hours of battery life, it has the brains and brawn to match its beauty. While it falls short of...

May, 2009

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

ASUS EeePC 1008HA (Seashell)

 

The ASUS EeePC 1008HA is the slimmest and lightest ASUS netbook yet.

Slimmer and sexier design than the 1000HE. Good battery life despite using a two-cell battery.

Non-removable battery. One fewer USB port than its peers. VGA connectivity requires a dongle.

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May, 2009

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell review

 

We've been seeing plenty of ASUS' newest, and possibly most attractive netbook -- the Eee PC 1008HA Seashell -- around here as of late, and the slim model's go...

May, 2009

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA (Seashell) Review

 

The Eee PC 1008HA Seashell is one of the slimmest and most attractive netbooks on the market, and with the latest Intel Atom processor and more than five hours of battery life, it has the brains and brawn to match its beauty. While it falls short of...

Extremely thin, light design, Spacious keyboard, Speedy hard drive, More than five hours of battery life

More expensive than competing netbooks, Battery not user replaceable, VGA port requires adapter

May, 2009

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell Review

 

Once again, ASUS managed to impress our editors with their attention to build quality in the Eee PC line of netbooks. The glossy black plastics suffer from very little flex and the keyboard is as firm as even the best business-class notebooks on the...

Thin and light ; Excellent battery life ; Cool built-in VGA adapter

Integrated battery ; Weak VGA output performance at HD resolutions ; Bad touchpad buttons

Still, what the 1008HA lacks in performance, it makes up for in finishing touches. The thin and light design, extreme battery life, and nearly full size keyboard make the Seashell Eee PC a very attractive travel laptop. If you can overlook the...

May, 2009

Product Specifications

This Eee PC 1000 offers even more options to users for unique user experiences. Users will be able to enjoy stable and reliable computing on-the-go; 6 hours of battery life and high speed 802.11n connectivity makes it the ideal traveling companion for outdoor activities. The large 10.1" display provides comfortable viewing, and a keyboard that's 92% sized of generic notebooks make for easier typing and relaxing usage.

Audio

Audio system:HD Audio / HD Audio CODEC / HDA / HDA CODEC / Stereo speaker
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
Speaker Power:1

Audio Input

Type:Microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Capacity:2900
Battery life (max):5 / 5.5 / 6
Battery performance:2900
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6
Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)/6hour(s)
Technology:Lithium polymer

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3

Certificates

Certification:UL1950-CSA950, TUV, FCC, CFR47 Part 15, Class B, CE, EN55022 & EN55024, C-TICK, BSMI, CCC

Design

Chassis type:Full-Tower
Color of product:Black / Blue / Pink / Purple / Red / White
Product type:Netbook

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.6in/7in
Height:1.3in/1.4in/1in
Weight:2.4lbs
Width:10.3in/10.9in

Display

Aspect Ratio:5:3
Display Diagonal:10 / 10.1
Display Resolution:1024 x 600
LED backlight: Yes

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.7cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:12 / 19
AC adapter power:32 / 36 / 40
Power supply:32 / 40 / 450

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Level:EPEAT Silver

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:1008HA Seashell/1008HAB/Seashell 1008HA / 1008HA Seashell
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS Eee PC

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard

Keyboard

Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Pointing device:Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:667MHz/945MHz

Memory

Internal memory:1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 8
Memory clock speed:533
Memory layout:1 x 1
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Pearl black/Pearl blue/Pearl pink/Pearl white/Pink/Pink / Blue/White

Modem

Type: None

Motherboard

Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Supported processor frequency (max):1.333

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR / 2.1+EDR
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Bluetooth / Fast Ethernet
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:100
Networking features:10/100 Mbps Ethernet / 2 x Marvell 8056 PCI-E GbE LAN / Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n (draft)/802.11b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/802.11b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/802.11b/g/n / Bluetooth

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 70
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 70

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium/Microsoft Windows 7 Starter/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Other Features

Audio system:HDA / HDA CODEC
Compatible operating systems:- Windows XP Home\n- GNU Linux / Windows 7 / Windows XP\nGNU Linux
Dimensions (WxDxH):10.3 x 7.01 x 0.709 / 10.3 x 7.01 x 1.01 / 8.15 x 20.4 x 17.4
Display:LCD / TFT
Drive bays:4 x Easy-Swap SATA
Expansion Slots:2 x PCI-E 2.0 x 16 (x 16 link), 1 x PCI-E x 1 (x 1 link), 1 x PCI-X 64-bit/133MHz, 2 x PCI 32-bit/33MHz (5V)
Graphics:GMA 950
Graphics adapter:GMA 950
Hard disk controller:Intel ICH9R
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Number of processors installed:1
Number of SATA connectors:6
Weight:2.42
Weight (imperial):2.42
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / 802.11b/g/n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / WiFi 802.11n

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
eSATA ports quantity:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1 / 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1 / 2
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1 / 2 / 3.5
I/O ports:1 x Mini VGA Connector\n2 x USB 2.0\n1 x LAN RJ-45\n2 x Audio Jack (Head Phone / Mic-in)\nCard Reader: MMC/ SD(SDHC)
Microphone in:No / Yes
PS/2 ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3 / 8
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:12 / 19
AC adapter power:32 / 36 / 40
Power supply:32 / 40 / 450

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Chipset:Intel 945GSE
Clock Speed:1.66GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Motherboard chipset:Intel 945GSE
Number of Processing Die Transistors:47
Processing die size:26
Processor:N280
Processor cache:0.512
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Diamondville
Processor cores:1
Processor family:Intel / Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.66
Processor front side bus:667
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:N280
Processor Number:N280
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor Series:Intel Atom N200 series
Processor socket:Socket T (LGA 775)
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0
Supported processor frequency (max):1.333
Thermal Design Power (TDP):2.5
Tjunction:90
Type:Atom

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:N
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:41411
Processor code:SLGL9
Processor package size:22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Security

BIOS password: Yes
Cable lock slot:Kensington

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Software

Bundled software:Microsoft Office Home / MS Works, MS Live, NIS2009 / Windows Live Suite\nMS Works
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP Professional 32-bit, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows Vista Business 32-bit, Windows Vista Business 64-bit, RedHat Linux V5.1
Drivers included: Yes
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 7 Starter / Windows XP Home Edition
Trial software:Student 2007 60-day Trial / Student 2007\nMicrosoft Office Home / Windows 7

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC / MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of storage drives supported:6
Solid-state drive capacity:160

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/250GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.3 / 7 / 7.01
Height:0.709 / 1 / 1.01 / 7.01
Height (front):0.709 / 1
Height (rear):1 / 1.01
Weight:2 / 2.43 / 564.4
Width:10 / 10.3 / 7.01