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Asus Eee PC 1215N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 359 reviews of Asus Eee PC 1215N. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and size. The portability and usability also get good feedback. The touchpad and durability get negative views, while there are mixed comments on the connectivity and energy efficiency.

performance, usability, portability, size, price

durability, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus Eee PC 1215N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus Eee PC 1215N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 user reviews of Asus Eee PC 1215N 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 are impressed by the screen and design. The usability and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability and durability, and there are mixed views on the touchpad and keyboard.

performance, portability, usability, design, screen

durability, reliability

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus Eee PC 1215N (12.1 inch) Netbook Atom (N475) 1.83GHz 2GB 250GB WLAN BT Windows 7 HP (Silver)Asus Eee PC 1215N (12.1 inch) Netbook Atom (N475) 1.83GHz 2GB 250GB WLAN BT Windows 7 HP (Silver)

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus Eee PC 1215N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Asus Eee PC 1215N from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and price are on the whole positive. The usability and portability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the touchpad and durability.

performance, portability, usability, price, size

reliability, durability, touchpad

64% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC 1215B-MU17-RD 12.1-Inch Netbook (Red)ASUS Eee PC 1215B-MU17-RD 12.1-Inch Netbook (Red)

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Terrence O'Brien (engadget.com)

Eee PC 1215N

 

Well, this is kinda interesting: a brand new Roku just hit the FCC, sporting model number 2400X. Beyond the fact that we just got a trio of new streaming media boxes from the company, the model number would almost seem to imply this is a last-gen...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (engadget.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1215N review

 

About nine months ago ASUS released its 12.1-inch Eee PC 1201N to much fanfare. It was the first "netbook" to pack NVIDIA's Ion platform and a desktop-class At...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Asus Eee PC 1215B review

 

By ditching the long-in-the-tooth Intel Atom processor for the AMD E-350 Fusion platform, Asus graduates this 12.1-inch Eee PC from the flailing Netbook category to the more comfortable ultraportable one. At $449, which includes a USB 3.0 port, the Eee...

The Asus Eee PC 1215B gets a CPU upgrade, as well as excellent battery life and USB 3.0.

The long-standing Eee PC design is starting to look more than a little dated, and comparable systems offer bigger or faster hard drives.

Asus updates the Eee PC line with AMD's excellent ultraportable CPU, making for a powerful, portable package, but the field is getting crowded in this category.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Asus Eee PC 1215B

 

The Asus EeePC 1215B is a competent netbook with some high-end features, like USB 3.0, HDMI with 1080p output, and an AMD E-350 processor.

12-inch display. USB 3.0. HDMI offers 1080p output.

Keyboard is small. Battery life is a little short.

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Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Jon L. Jacobi (pcworld.com)

Asus Eee PC 1215B

 

It's an ultraportable, it's a netbook, it's an ultraportable, it's a netbook... Judging by its size, screen real estate, and features, Asus's 3.3-pound Eee PC 1215B is an ultraportable. However, it's priced at only $450 and sold as part of Asus's...

Ultraportable in size and screen real estate ; Good ergonomics and video playback

Not for gaming ; Slow benchmark performance

If you want the ultraportable form factor and can live without state-of-the-art performance, this laptop is a bargain.

May, 2011

Expert review by : Loyd Case (pcworld.com)

Asus Eee PC 1215N Review - PCWorld

 

The Asus Eee PC 1215N is a netbook that doesn't look like a netbook.

Big display; higher resolution than most netbooks

Severe motion smearing in fast action video

Asus delivers a netbook in an ultraportable skin, but price and performance may not satisfy.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Asus EeePC 1215N

 

The Asus EeePC 1215N is updated with a dual-core Atom processor and Nvidia's Optimus technology, trumping all other netbooks in speed and graphics power.

The only dual-core Atom netbook. Nvidia chip is great for 1080p HD video and light gaming. Lightweight. 2GB of memory. HDMI port. Windows 7 Home Premium.

Resistant mouse buttons. Plain design.

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Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Asus Eee PC 1215N-PU17 (black) review

 

Since the start of the Intel Atom era, we've longed for one thing: a dual-core version of that otherwise impressive power-saving CPU. Standard single-core Atom Netbooks are fine for basic tasks, but even when just Web surfing or typing they can be...

Includes Intel's dual-core Atom CPU, plus Nvidia Ion graphics and Optimus graphic-switching technology; good game and video playback performance.

Other low-cost ultraportables with AMD's dual-core Neo are faster; flimsy keyboard; stiff mouse buttons.

The Asus Eee PC 1215N combines Intel's dual-core Atom CPU with Nvidia Ion graphics and Optimus GPU-switching for an impressive overall package, but one that still feels a bit too much like a Netbook.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

Asus Eee PC 1215B

 

The addition of AMD's Fusion processor gives the Eee PC 1215 multimedia might at a price that's right.

ASUS is late to the AMD Fusion party, but the Eee PC 1215B offers slightly better overall performance than competing ultraportables from HP and Sony. And, at $439, the 1215B manages to undercut the competition, and is even $30 less expensive than its...

May, 2011

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Michael A. Prospero (laptopmag.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1215N

 

The addition of Nvidia's Optimus graphics technology makes this the best 12-inch notebook you can get under $500.

There are now a plethora of options for those who want to buy a sub-$500 notebook they can take anywhere, and the ASUS Eee PC 1215N provides the best bang for the buck. While AMD-powered 11.6-inch ultraportables offer comparable processing power, they...

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:1 / HD / HD Audio / HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400 / 5200 / 56
Battery capacity (Watt hours):56
Battery life (max):5 / 6 / 6.3 / 7 / 8
Battery performance:4400 / 5200
Battery Technology:Lithium / Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Red / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Netbook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):200:1
Display Diagonal:12 / 12.1
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display response rise/fall:12
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight:No / Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.1
AC adapter output voltage:10 / 19
AC adapter power:40
Power supply:40 / 56 / 57

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.5
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6250 / AMD Radeon HD 6310M / No / NVIDIA ION2
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
On-board graphics adapter:No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 6000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6250 / AMD Radeon HD 6310 / AMD Radeon HD 6310M / Integrated / Intel GMA 3150 / No

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: No
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR-SDRAM / DDR2-SDRAM / DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1333 / 800
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 1 / 1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 / 1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:No / Yes
4G:N
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 3.0 / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking features:Ethernet, Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN / FastEthernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Networking Type:Fast Ethernet
SIM card support: No
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Battery Type:3S2P
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Dimensions (WxDxH):11.7 x 7.99 x 1.5
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Driver software for optical drive:N
Ethernet interface type:Fast
External display:N
Graphics:GMA 3150 / ION / ION 2 / Radeon HD 6250 / Radeon HD 6250M / Radeon HD 6290 / Radeon HD 6310 / Radeon HD 6320
Graphics adapter:GMA 3150 / ION / ION 2 / Radeon HD 6250 / Radeon HD 6250M / Radeon HD 6290 / Radeon HD 6310 / Radeon HD 6320
Graphics adapter family:AMD / Intel / NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology: No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):N
Power Requirements:100 - 240V
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
SIM card support: No
Wake-on-LAN ready: Yes
Weight:3.2
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/b/g/n / 802.11 b/g/n / 802.11b/g/n / 802.11n / b/g/n / IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n / IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / IEEE 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Y
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / Yes
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

GPS:No / Yes
GPS (satellite):N / No / Y
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack:No / Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1 / 2
Line-in: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.1
AC adapter output voltage:10 / 19
AC adapter power:40
Power supply:40 / 56 / 57

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:AMD A50M / Intel NM10
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Motherboard chipset:AMD A50M / Intel NM10
Number of Processing Die Transistors:17 / 176
Processing die size:87
Processor:C-30 / C-50 / C-60 / D510 / D525 / E-350 / E-450 / N550 / N570
Processor cache:0.5 / 1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Pineview
Processor core voltage (AC):1.05 - 1.35
Processor cores:1 / 2
Processor family:AMD C / AMD Dual-Core / AMD E / AMD Single-Core / Intel Atom / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1 / 1.2 / 1.5 / 1.6 / 1.65 / 1.66 / 1.8
Processor lithography:45
Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Processor model:C-30 / C-50 / C-60 / D510 / D525 / E-350 / E-450 / N550 / N570
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Atom D500 series
Processor socket:FCBGA559 / Socket FT1 BGA
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:B0
System bus rate:2.5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):13 / 8.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64:Y
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:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
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 Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):N
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):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):32
Processor ARK ID:43098 / 49490 / 50154 / 55637
Processor code:SLBLA / SLBXC
Processor package size:22 / 22 x 22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3 / SSE2,SSE3,SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / No / Yes
Fingerprint reader: No

Software

Bundled software:Asus Update\nChiclet Reader\nLive Update\nAdobe Keyboard\nFont Resizer\nAdobe Flash\nEee Docking\nASUS@Vibe\nE-Cam\nTMS\nWindows Live\nOffice 2010 / Asus Update\nLive Update\nFont Resizer\nEee Docking / cTUVus, FCC-B, WEEE, RoHS / MS Office 2010 / MS Office Starter
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Starter / Windows Vista Home Premium
Trial software:Trend Micro Internet Security / Trend Micro Internet Security 2010

Storage

Card reader integrated:No / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SDHC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:250 / 320 / 500

Technical Details

Power supply type:AC/DC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.7 / 7.99 / 8 / 8.03
Height:1.5 / 1.54 / 2
Height (front):0.906 / 0.929 / 1.46 / 1.5 / 2
Height (rear):0.906 / 1 / 1.06 / 1.46 / 1.5
Weight:2 / 3.2 / 3.22 / 3.24
Width:11.7 / 12 / 7.99