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Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N

alaTest has collected and analyzed 629 reviews of Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and screen. The usability and portability also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the connectivity. There are mixed reviews on the energy efficiency and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N 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 Seashell 1201N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability and size. The screen and portability also get good reviews, but there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

performance, portability, screen, size, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: Asus Eee PC 1201N 12.1 inch Netbook (Intel Atom N330 1.6GHz + ION, 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Up to 8.5hrs battery life, WLAN, Bluetooth, Webcam, Windows 7 HAsus Eee PC 1201N 12.1 inch Netbook (Intel Atom N330 1.6GHz + ION, 2 GB RAM, 250 GB HDD, 6 cell battery, WLAN, Bluetooth, Webcam, Up to 8.5hrs batteryAsus 1201N 12-inch Netbook (Intel Atom N330 1.6GHz + ION, 2 GB RAM, 250 GB HDD, 6 cell battery, WLAN, Bluetooth, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium, Silv

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 229 user reviews of Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the price and screen. The usability and portability also get good opinions.

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92% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC Seashell 1201N-PU17-BK 12.1-Inch Black Netbook - 5 Hours of Battery LifeASUS Eee PC Seashell 1201N-PU17-SL 12.1-Inch Silver Netbook - 5 Hours of Battery Life

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Nathan Edwards (maximumpc.com)

Asus Eee 1201N Review

 

What differentiates one netbook model from any other of the same size? There are only a few flavors, after all: last-gen netbooks, with Atom N270 or N280 processors and Windows XP; current-gen netbooks, with Pine Trail Atom processors and Windows 7;...

Dual-core performance; thin profile; comfortable keyboard; Ion graphics; 2GB RAM

Middlin' battery life; hard drive not easily upgradable; smudge-prone

At $500, the 1201N hits the upper end of the netbook range. But that buys you Ion graphics, dual-core processing power, 2GB of RAM, a real version of Windows 7, and a screen that can display 720p video. Next-gen Ion systems will have better battery...

Jun, 2010
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Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus Eee PC 1201N Ion-Notebook

 

Ion meets Eee. As far as netbooks are concerned, Asus has always

Attractive case; Solid workmanship; HDMI port, 3x USB; Fully functional keyboard; 12 inch display with HD resolution bids a good overview; Good CPU and GPU performance data; Gaming suitable with restrictions; Low case heating

Smudge susceptible high gloss surfaces; Average VGA quality; Keyboard has clattery areas; Average display brightness and glare surface prevent outdoor use; Always present fan

In a tighter sense, Ion models of other brands: Samsung N510, HP Mini 311 followed by 13" ULV Notebooks: Asus UL30, Toshiba T130, HP Pavilion dm3, Dell Vostro V13, Samsung X120, ... still in the race: classic netbooks of all manufacturers.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Loyd Case (pcworld.com)

Asus Eee PC 1201N

 

Better video performane due to the Ion chipset ; Big, high res screen for a netbook

2GB max memory limits usefulness ; Much more expensive than most netbooks

The Eee PC 1201n offers better video performance and a bigger screen than most netbooks, but at a cringe-worthy price.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Asus EeePC 1201N

 

The ASUS EeePC 1201N is the fastest netbook money can buy, but its tradeoff is battery life just 4 hours of it.

Dual-core Atom processor. Nvidia's Ion platform benefits smooth HD playback and light 3D gaming. Lightweight. Full size keyboard. Fastest netbook available. Large 12-inch widescreen. HDMI port included. 2GB of RAM standard

Battery life is a tradeoff

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N review: Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N

 

Dual-core Atom processor, solid gaming graphics for a Netbook, large screen, affordable for its features.

Awkward touch pad, mediocre battery life.

As one of the few Netbooks with a dual-core Atom processor and Nvidia Ion graphics, the 12.1-inch EeePC 1201N has superior performance compared with most Atom-based machines, but any higher-level ULV thin-and-light will still do better.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Avram Piltch (laptopmag.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1201N

 

This netbook's dual-core processor and Ion graphics make it the fastest ever, but you'll sacrifice battery life.

The ASUS Eee PC 1201N is, without a doubt, the fastest netbook we’ve ever tested. It also has a good keyboard, attractive design, and strong multimedia performance. The Ion-powered HP Mini 311 doesn’t have the overall muscle of the 1201N, but offers an...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Kevin O'Brien (NotebookReview.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1201N Review

 

The ASUS Eee PC 1201N is loaded with Intel's dual-core Atom as well as NVIDIA's ION. This computer falls into its own little category since it is too fast to be a netbook and not as powerful as a CULV notebook. Read our full review to find out how well...

Great build quality ; Responsive touchpad ; Nice display

Only slightly faster single core Atom with NVIDIA ION ; Poor battery life

I think the ASUS Eee PC 1201N was designed to fit a market segment that didn't really need to be filled. It has the CPU performance of a CULV notebook but without the power efficiency or higher performing chipset. A basic CULV notebook still beats it...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Joanna Stern (engadget.com)

ASUS Eee PC 1201N review

 

Six months ago netbooks all had 10-inch displays, fairly cramped keyboards, and couldn't manage to play a 1080p video even if they trained with the best

Great graphics performance for a netbook ; Speedy dual-core Atom processor ; Large screen and keyboard

Glossy lid ; Disappointing battery life ; Not as powerful as a ULV laptop

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: wubayou (devhardware.com)

Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N and the Acer Ferrari One FO200-1799

 

Today we'll take a close look at two netbooks, the Asus Eee PC Seashell 1201N and the Acer Ferrari One FO200-1799. Both offer very good performance in their class, along with a few surprises.

A good amount of storage for all of your important data is available with the system's 250 GB hard drive. Battery life is where this particular netbook disappoints a bit, however, as its six-cell battery only provides around five hours of usage when...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: techreviewsource (techreviewsource.com)

Asus Eee PC 1201n Netbook

 

A brand you may not encounter often, Asus, has a netbook that deserves a second, or even third glance. The Eee PC 1201n resembles conventional thin and light laptops based on CULV mainstream CPUs. It has a hefty price tag at $489, but it has both a...

Large, high-resolution screen for a netbook ; Good video performance ; Ion chipset

Expensive ; 2GB memory limit

Mar, 2010

Product Specifications

Seemingly crafted by nature itself, the Eee PC Seashell draws its inspiration from seashells and its opalescent and glossy exterior is crafted by the innovative in-Mold Roller technology.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.2in
Height:1.3in
Weight:3.2lbs
Width:11.7in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:1201N Seashell/1201NB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS Eee PC

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Silver

Modem

Type: None

Networking

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

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:330
Type:Atom

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/2GB
Max Supported Size:4GB/8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

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:250GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA ION
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