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Gigabyte M912

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the energy efficiency. The performance is also appreciated. The screen and portability get mixed comments. Many are critical about the software and keyboard.

design, performance, energy

price, battery, durability, keyboard, software

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) the Gigabyte M912 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

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Gigabyte M912V Size & Design

 

This mini-notebook's swiveling touchscreen turns heads, but a few weaknesses diminish its appeal.

Responsive touchscreen, Stylish glossy lid, ExpressCard slot, Good productivity punch

Poor battery life, Cramped keyboard, No dedicated screen-orientation button, No preloaded touch software

The integrated 1.3-megapixel webcam worked when we initiated a video chat over Skype, but our face looked washed out, and our caller complained of motion blur as we moved our hands. The microphone, located above the keyboard, provided decent audio to...

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GIGABYTE M912 Convertible Tablet PC Netbook

 

In my recent discussion about whether netbooks are already obsolete, I said that the segment needed a real game-changer, because it has become increasingly difficult to find the marketable advantage. ...

It's a convertible tablet in netbook form ; Best performance figures of reviewed netbooks to date ; Stylish background for top panel ; Power switch easily accessible while in tablet form ; High-resolution WXGA display can handle 720p video

Considerably more expensive than most non-tablet netbooks ; Build quality and choice of materials are suspect ; Somewhat heavy and bulky for a netbook ; Kind of pricey at around US$800 MSRP

No, this isn't exactly revolutionary, but it keeps everything nice and tidy. It also makes it easy to pack everything back into the box if you need to do so.

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Gigabyte's M912 nettablet

 

Only a year ago, the netbook was a mere niche curiosity-a promising concept, but one whose utility was far too limited to have mainstream appeal. Fast forward to the present, and netbooks have practically become a commodity product. Fueled by an Atom...

We've been covering the netbook market since the beginning, and over the past year, we've largely seen minor variations on the same basic theme. The M912, however, is a more radical departure from traditional netbook form factors that can easily be...

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Gigabyte M912

 

Gigabyte may be the only netbook player that has gone into the tablet form factor with the M912. In this review, we'll look into how the Gigabyte m912 works as a tablet netbook.

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Gigabyte M912 Netbook - Touch Friendly

 

The battle for your netbook dollar has just gotten one notch higher with the introduction of the Gigabyte M912, a Vista-based touchscreen machine that's all ready for touching.

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Gigabyte M912 - HardwareZone.com

 

The Gigabyte M912 is a Vista-based touchscreen netbook.

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Gigabyte M912M review

 

Tablet PCs were practically foisted onto an unwilling public. Despite attempts to make them usable, the Windows Tablet concept remains unloved. Contrast this with netbooks, where the notebook-buying audience seemed to jump on the idea as soon as the...

There may be some environments when a touchscreen walkabout netbook can be useful, in which case the M912 could still earn its keep. But is there a need for netbook performance at a tablet price? For normal usage, given its high price, uninspiring and...

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Gigabyte M912X review

 

Running Windows XP Home, the Gigabyte M912X is perhaps more correctly described as a netbook - but even the Gigabyte packaging also refers to it as an MID.

Neither a great netbook, or a true MID, the Gigabyte M912X ought to be a nippy machine but seems rather clunky and expensive by comparison with the latest netbooks.

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Gigabyte M912M laptop

 

Gigabyte's M912M adds tablet PC capability to a low-power netbook - at a price.

There may be some environments when a touchscreen walkabout netbook can be useful, in which case the M912 could still earn its keep. But is there a need for netbook performance at a tablet price? For normal usage, given its high price, uninspiring and...

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Gigabyte M912X laptop

 

The Gigabyte M912X is a mini convertible laptop that sits somewhere between a netbook and a mobile internet device (MID).

Neither a great netbook, or a true MID, the Gigabyte M912X ought to be a nippy machine but seems rather clunky and expensive by comparison with the latest netbooks.

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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: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: Yes
Operating System Version:Windows XP Home Edition
Type:Tablet

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Media Accelerator 950

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:945GSE
Processor:ATOM
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:N270
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