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Acer Aspire One A110

Acer Aspire One A110
alaScore 83

893 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 893 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the screen and usability. The portability and value for money also get good opinions, but there are some mixed comments about the touchpad and battery.

performance, value for money, portability, usability, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) the Acer Aspire One A110 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 893 reviews)

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Short Review Acer Aspire One AOA110-Aw / A110L Netbook

 

The Original. Acer fielded the A110L Netbook last summer. These 8

Small and compact; Appealing design; 3 USB ports; Webcam

Reflecting display; Touchpad's surface und buttons; Small harddisk; No power reserves; No ptional UMTS available

is numerous. Some netbooks with 8.9" display: Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Mini Ui3520, Asus Eee PC 901, Dell Inspiron Mini 9, ....

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Review of Acer Aspire One A110

 

Netbooks seem to be the most fashionable gadget to have around. It started out with being as simple as a netbook can get and now, there's a whole different package with multi-features and different designs to pick from. Meanwhile, the …

On the whole, Acer as the brand has rarely been labeled as a ‘let-down’. That said, Acer Aspire One A110 is a basic netbook with basic features and the keyboard is great to be used so go for it if you don't mind a simple gadget on hand.

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Refurbished Acer Aspire One AOA 110-1722 Netbook

 

Most netbooks are less expensive than larger laptop computers, but many of us may still be deterred by the price of certain desirable netbooks. There are a fair number of ...

Great value for your money ; Nice keyboard with friendly layout ; Linpus Linux is remarkably fast, even with 512MB of RAM ; LED-backlit display

Glossy surface attracts lots of fingerprints, especially on palm rest ; Trackpad and button design is odd ; Less than desirable specs, including 3-cell battery, 8GB storage, 512MB RAM ; Performance not quite as good as competitors ; Provided protective...

That said, I was quite pleased to see that the contents of the box were well protected with soft foam inserts rather than with the standard Styrofoam that you find everywhere else. Since you don’t get any formed Styrofoam, however, the contents of the...

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Acer Aspire One AOA110-1295 Notebook

 

The OS shell is both functional and lame. This netbook is very suitable for travel and easily running common apps, such as web, email, Open Office, some games and IM. Die-hard linux fans would probably override the native linpus linux with gnome or...

Fast startup, >30 seconds,true 8G SSD drive, not a hybrid ssd/sd-ram,OS + apps take only 3.5G,expand user storage space w/sd-ram card,easy wi-fi connect, webcam OK, keyboard OK, not too cram

Per Acer, does *not* accept sdhc cards,battery life >3.5 hours w/dim screen,no network browsing,OS shell does not accept new apps, no desktop icons,system RAM upgrades must be done by Acer.

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Acer Aspire One AOA110-1295 Notebook

 

shopping for netbooks? get this one. I did my home work and for the price vs what you get this is 200$ better then others and even better then the msi wind

CPU 1.6GHZ for size it is great speed. Fast start 7 secs stock. SDHC 2 slots, good ram , perfect for school and work about 1 lbs

only thing i can think of is i dont know the OS well yet

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Amazon review summary for Acer Aspire One A110

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 224 user reviews of Acer Aspire One A110 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) on Amazon.com.

value for money, portability, usability, keyboard, design

performance

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

This summary is based on the products: Acer Aspire One AOA110-1995 8.9-Inch Seashell White Netbook - 2.5 Hour Battery LifeAcer Aspire One AOA110-1834 8.9-Inch Copper Netbook - 2.5 Hour Battery LifeAcer Aspire One AOA110-1137 8.9-Inch Onyx Black Netbook - 2.5 Hour Battery Life

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Great net gadget

 

Screen is just small enough that the new Facebook profiles shift down instead of being 2 columns, making you have to scroll past the left column to see content. I still think I like it better than the other brand Linux netbook I bought my daughter.

Small, easy to use, very customizable if you know how to tweak - based on Fedora Linux. Has external ports for anything you might want to do

Battery life, somewhat weaker wireless than a good full sized notebook. Processor just slow enough that full screen hulu.com doesn't quite play smoothly

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Flimsy LCD, Worse Service

 

My Acer LCD panel broke while I had it as carry on luggage. It never left my sight and the case was pristine. Acer wanted to charge me $199 to repair it. They said it could have been the air pressure or turbulence on the plane, and they were not...

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Flimsy LCD

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Thewtex, I think I love you

 

I have had this notebook since August 2008. In October I put a bios and hdd password on the little bugger - I've been trying to get back into my machine ever since - when I finally found the review written by 'thewtex' I managed to get my computer back...

Although I set the passwords myself, they did not work. Finally I managed to get into the BIOS and clear both the BIOS and HDD passwords...will not be setting them again...Acer tech support is the pits

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Rock Solid

 

Small, Stylish, Linux = great. In fact I have stopped using my desktop and just use it most of the time

Installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix and it just flies. Keyboard just feels right. Screen is nice and crisp. Speakers work good enough. It is great to take to conferences. It gets a lot of looks

No bluetooth. Linpus Linux by default. Under Ubuntu and Cheese, taking pictures is fine, but recording video does not work

Product Specifications

Acer redefines mobile connectivity with Aspire one, the revolutionary netbook packed with fun and powerful computing features in a diminutive 8.9" form factor. From the moment you switch it on, the Aspire one is ready to go in about 15 seconds. Once on, the interface is pure simplicity: a home screen divided into four areas that contain all the applications you need to stay connected, work, play, and organize your life on the road. And as your Aspire one is as unique as the way you use it, you can customize the applications on the home screen so that it's just right for you. Fast, simple and indescribably chic. The Aspire one has an 8.9" CrystalBrite LED backlit LCD with 1024x600 resolution and an integrated CrystalEye webcam that offers just the right balance between easy-to-read clarity and easy-to-use functionality. You could almost call it the perfect fit. The Aspire one comes with the Intel Atom processor, built with the world's smallest transistors and designed specifically for low power consumption while delivering the power and performance you need for full online freedom. The Aspire one puts freedom in the palm of your hands. Freedom to use WiFi, WiMAX and 3G Networks to explore new ways to connect, communicate and interact with the world you care about.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:6.7in
Height:1.1in
Weight:2.2lbs
Width:9.8in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:18-bit color
Color Support:18-bit color
Diagonal Size:8.9in
Diagonal Size (metric):22.6cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:Canada/United States
Localization:English/English / French
Manufacturer:Acer
Model:A110-1041/A110-1137/A110-1295/A110-1588/A110-1626/A110-1662/A110-1722/A110-1831/A110-1834/A110-1995
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Acer Aspire ONE

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Golden brown/Onyx black/Sapphire blue/Seashell white

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Linux Linpus Lite/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

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

RAM

Installed Size:1GB/512MB
Max Supported Size:1.5GB
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/Solid state

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:16GB/8GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 950
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