Acer Expands Aspire One Netbook Line with AMD Athlon II Neo PCUs


Acer is one of my favorite companies really, I like their stuff a lot, it’s always well made and works great. They’ve recently announced tow new versions of the Aspire One Netbooks that feature AMD Athlon II Neo processors in them for a nice boost in performance. There’s two versions, the first is an 11.6 “ model that is the A0721, and then there’s the 10.1” model that is the A0521 that both feature ATI graphics chips in them as well. Prices are $349.99 for the A0521 and $429.99 for the A0721.

The Aspire One AO721 has a high-definition 11.6-inch CrystalBrite™ LED backlit display, offering the largest viewing area on an Acer netbook. Housed in a black matte, mesh-textured cover which limits fingerprints and smudging, the Aspire One AO721 is sleek and portable at less than one-inch thin and about three pounds in weight. The Aspire One AO721 boasts a full-sized keyboard, enabling users more accurate and comfortable typing, in a footprint smaller than a magazine. The Aspire One AO721 is equipped with a full 2GB of DDR3 memory and up to a 250GB internal hard drive, providing plenty of storage space for mobile enthusiasts. The netbook also comes with Windows® 7 Home Premium on board for easy productivity.

The ultra-mobile Aspire One AO521 netbook features a HD 10.1-inch CrystalBrite LED backlit display, offering a broad viewing area for web navigation and entertainment enjoyment. Just shy of one-inch thin and about 2.75 pounds, the Aspire One AO521 features a 93%-sized keyboard for fast-paced, accurate data input while on the move, 1GB of DDR3 memory and up to 250GB internal hard drive for plenty of media storage. Available in two fashionable, patterned designs in black and brown, the Aspire One AO521 netbooks feature a smooth, glossy exterior. The Aspire One AO521 comes equipped with Bluetooth for seamless connectivity to a variety of devices and Windows 7 Starter.

The Aspire One AO721 and AO521 netbooks feature HDMI connectivity for enjoying high-definition entertainment on large external displays. To remain connected wirelessly, the Aspire One netbooks features 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and fast Ethernet LAN connectivity. The netbooks also come equipped with a built-in webcam, delivering smooth video streaming and high quality images for online chats and video conferences. A built-in digital microphone conveys superior voice quality, keeping background noise levels low and minimizing echoes.

Both the Aspire One AO721 and AO521 netbooks feature a Multi-Gesture Touchpad, allowing users to pinch, flick and swirl their fingers across the touchpad for intuitive navigation. It also allows users to scroll, zoom in and out, and flip through web pages, photos, spreadsheets and more.

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