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Asus Eee PC 1215B-PU17

alaTest has collected and analyzed 361 reviews of Asus Eee PC 1215B-PU17. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the energy efficiency and software.

performance, usability, price, portability, design

reliability, durability, touchpad, software, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) the Asus Eee PC 1215B-PU17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 361 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus Eee PC 1215B-PU17

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 user reviews of Asus Eee PC 1215B-PU17 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some less positive reviews about the energy efficiency and software.

performance, usability, price, portability, design

reliability, durability, touchpad, software, energy

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC 1215B-PU17-BK 12.1-Inch Netbook (Black)ASUS 1215B-PU17-SL 12.1-Inch Laptop (Silver)ASUS 1215B-PU17-RD 12.1-Inch Ultra Mobile PC - Red

May, 2015

Consumer review by: SS Geek  (circuitcity.com)

Doesn't work

 

I bought this netbook for my mother. She just wanted something simple so she could surf the net. From the first day we got error after error. All sorts of problems with display drivers that caused it to freeze and shutdown. No use taking it to get...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Nick  (circuitcity.com)

touchpad has problems

 

I bought this computer becuase ti seemed like a great deal. I didn't need anything super speedy, just something portable. I like Asus products in the past so I figured I'd go with this one. After spending an hour remivng the bloatware it came wiht and...

Oct, 2011
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Consumer review by: Cudi  (circuitcity.com)

great netbook great price

 

This netbook is great, i mainly use it to watch bluray rips, surf the web, netflix, and play games like starcraft 2 and devil may cry. In my opinion this laptop is built very well, and after upgrading the ram to 8gb its even faster. I have not had any...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: card reader  (circuitcity.com)

touchpad issues make unitunacceptable

 

Like other reviewers, I've had touchpad issues from day one. I haven't had the opportunity to ask ASUS about the issue but for the time being this laptop is waaaaaaaaaaaaay too frustrating to use regularly.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: CM  (circuitcity.com)

The best deal around if not for two problems

 

Picked this up recently on sale for under three Benjamins. Love the 720P resolution, long lasting battery life, USB 3.0 and HDMI ports! Hate the spacebar that requires you to press only from the middle, and the trackpad that randomly fails but can...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Mk  (circuitcity.com)

The Good the Bad and the Ugly

 

The Good: Comes with Windows 7 Home and Full 720P resolution flat panel. Compact and light weight. Includes USB3 port. The Bad: Why windows 7 Home 64 bit version? Unit is limited to 4 GB memory. The processor is very slow. It took forever to load...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Joe  (circuitcity.com)

There are problems with this netbook

 

Well I had great expectations from this netbook. It functioned well for about a week and then the touch pad started to behave erratically. Stopped to move the mouse as directed, a click to open a link closed the page or flat out jumped to a different...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Don M  (circuitcity.com)

1215B-PU17-BK

 

My review is for 1215B-PU17 in black.Having owned several EeePc's in the past I was really expecting a quality product and Asus didn't fail to deliver.Out of the box this netbook ran great but like many others I maxed out the ram to 8GB the next...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Jeff  (circuitcity.com)

Better than a netbook.

 

I bought this for my wife to replace a 5yr old laptop that the battery died and always had to be plugged in. She just uses it for web apps and videos. I liked this unit because it wasn't a netbook and already had Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on it...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: MasterN02Â (circuitcity.com)

Great Laptop At A Great Price!!!

 

First of all, if you don't have a review to write about this specific item, DON'T WRITE IT!!!This laptop is nothing shy of spectacular!!! It comes with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and I was able to immediately max it out at 8GB of RAM and completely...

Oct, 2011
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Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD
GPU Model (Graphic Card):RADEON HD6320

Processor

Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:E-SERIES
Processor Brand:AMD
Processor Number:E-450
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