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ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 189 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and performance. The battery and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the resolution and sound.

design, portability, battery, performance, usability

price, keyboard, screen, sound, resolution

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 13 user reviews of ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

design, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC S101-BRN004X Netbook, Windows XP Home Preloaded, 1GB RAM, 16GB SSD + 16GB SD Card (Mocha Brown)Asus EPCS101-BLK007X - Intel Atom 1.6 Ghz 1 Gb 16 Gb SSD 10.2 inch Windows XP Home (Dark Grey)

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Amazon.com review summary for ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

usability, design, performance, portability, durability

price

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC S101 10.2-Inch Netbook (1.6 GHz Intel Atom Processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Solid State Drive, 30 GB Eee Storage, XP Home) UV Painting BrownASUS Eee PC S101 10.2-Inch Netbook (1.6 GHz Intel Atom Processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Solid State Drive, 30 GB Eee Storage, XP Home) UV Painting GraphiteASUS Eee PC S101 10.2-Inch Netbook (1.6 GHz Intel Atom Processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Solid State Drive, 30 GB Eee Storage, XP Home) UV Painting Brown

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Asus EeePC S101

 

After introducing the world to its cheap, dinky-looking, plasticshelled netbooks, Asus is turning its own game upside down with the EeePC S101. The latest variant in the never-ending Eee series comes in a new fashion-conscious design. This svelte...

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Review Asus Eee PC S101 Mini-Notebook

 

Glitz and Glamour. Although the classical Eee 1000H notebook rate

Slim, elegant case; Nice haptics, because of metal inlays.; Low weight of barely one kilogramme; Eee Storage Online memory; Multitouch touchpad; Low noise and temperature emissions; Passable battery life

UMTS ready model is not available; Difficult to use the keyboard in the dark; Low brightness of the screen; Only 16GB mass storage capacity built-in

Because its price starts at about 500.- euros, it is especially hard for the Eee S101 anyway. Similar netbooks are already available at a clearly lower price. Regarding design the thoughest competitors are the Samsung NC10 and HP Compaq Mini 701eg....

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Asus Eee PC S101

 

Asus packs the same basic components found in other Netbooks into a stylish, slim chassis for a modest premium in price, but some unfortunate keyboard-layout compromises make the S101 harder to use than it should be.

Upscale brushed-metal design outshines other Netbooks; almost as slim as the MacBook Air

More expensive than similar Netbook configurations; hard-to-use, tiny keyboard

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Asus Eee PC S101

 

Asus packs the same basic components found in other Netbooks into a stylish, slim chassis for a modest premium in price, but some unfortunate keyboard-layout compromises make the S101 harder to use than it should be.

Upscale brushed-metal design outshines other Netbooks, Almost as slim as the MacBook Air

More expensive than similar Netbook configurations, Hard-to-use, tiny keyboard

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Asus Eee PC S101 (black)

 

With the basic parameters of what makes a Netbook fairly set in stone, it's becoming harder than ever for a new model to stand out from the crowd, as evidenced by largely identical recent Netbooks from Dell, Lenovo, and HP--though the HP Mini 1000's...

Upscale brushed-metal design outshines other Netbooks; almost as slim as the MacBook Air

More expensive than similar Netbook configurations; hard-to-use, tiny keyboard

Asus packs the same basic components found in other Netbooks into a stylish, slim chassis for a modest premium in price, but some unfortunate keyboard-layout compromises make the S101 harder to use than it should be.

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ASUS Eee PC S101 (XP)

 

This premium mini-notebook is gorgeous and strikingly thin, but you have to be willing to make some trade-offs in the name of fashion.

Head-turning, fashionable design, Multi-touch trackpad, Spacious keyboard, Included 30GB of online storage

Relatively expensive, No extended battery option, Awkwardly placed right Shift key

The touchpad has been remolded for the S101; it's coated in a brushed metal, which gives it a smooth yet textured feel. The dedicated left and right buttons from the 1000H have been replaced with a single bar that's more comfortable and easy to press

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ASUS Eee PC S101 (XP) Review

 

How much are you willing to pay for style? The Eee PC S101 ($699) is hands-down the best looking mini-notebook we have seen, and its thin size and small footprint make it a machine that you'll want to show off to the world. However, the chunkier but...

Head-turning, fashionable design, Multi-touch trackpad, Spacious keyboard, Included 30GB of online storage

Relatively expensive, No extended battery option, Awkwardly placed right Shift key

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Asus Eee PC Netbook EPCS101B-BLK043X

 

Overall the Asus Eee PC Netbook EPCS101B-BLK043X (Granite) will allow you to browse the internet, send and receive emails, listen to music, look at your photos and communicate using the webcam to your family and friends. If this is what you are looking...

10.2 inch screen1.6GHz Intel N270 Atom processor1GB memory32GB SSD (Solid State Drive)

No Optical Drive Included

The Asus Eee PC Netbook EPCS101B-BLK043X Granite Netbook comes with...

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Expert Review

 

In accordance with ASUS philosophy of presenting new devices in short periods of time, not long after the first Fonepad, new models, Fonepad Note 6 and Fonepad 7, have been announced. Unfortunately, f... Mechanical keyboard are conceptual way of going...

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CeBIT 2009 - Part 7 and the Finale

 

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Product Specifications

Enjoy larger screen with compact design on Netbook S101. Featuring with artistic design with UV High Gloss Graphite cover, up to 5.5 hours of polymer battery life, built-in high speed 802.11n connectivity and exclusive 30GB file encrypted Eee Storage for easy accessibility makes it the ideal traveling companion for outdoor activities. The unit is extremely thin that is less than 1" and weighted only 2.3lbs. S101 offers large 10" display that provides comfortable viewing, and a user friendly, comfortable solid keyboard for easy typing and relaxing usage. S101 includes high capacity Solid State Drive to endure strong shock, extreme temperatures and consumes less power. The package contains Eee PC, battery, AC Adapter, Sleeve Case, Manual and Recovery CD.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):5.4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium polymer

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:7.1in
Height:1in
Weight:2.4lbs
Width:10.4in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.9cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:S101
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS Eee PC

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Miscellaneous

Color:Brown/Graphite

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Number:N270
Type:Atom

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Hard Drive Features:Solid State Drive
Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:16GB
Notebook Type:Netbook
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