Previously a larger panel provided access to both the memory slot and the hard drive; now you get a small panel that only provides access to the memory. Also, this comes with a partitioned hard drive. Pros Nice build quality Excellent battery life Good port layout Cons Thick for a modern netbook Still uses weak graphics Bad touchpad buttons. These low-cost ultraportable laptops generally have very similar features and many even look virtually identical. Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: The speakers produce good volume enough to fill a small room and there is minimal distortion even at higher volume levels. First, there’s the change in the casing on the bottom.

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Laptops by Gordon Gottsegen 10 days ago.

ASUS Eee PC 1005HA: Refining the Netbook

The Synaptics touchpad used on the HA is likewise identical to the gesture-enabled model on the HA. Automatically send old files to OneDrive by Matt Elliott. We have touched base with the mite and clarified the question: That said, it isn’t plastered with tape on seashelp inside as is the Eee PC and most folks will never open up their machine to appreciate or not the internal aesthetic.

All specifications are subject to change without notice. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Samsung’s N noses ahead at the final furlong, but Asus deserves hearty congratulations for keeping the low-cost netbook dream alive.

In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of Laptops by Joshua Goldman Dec 12, The latest Eee PC boasts the longest runtime of any netbook to date at a very good price. Work, play and everything in between, it’s all better on a bigger screen with great tools to boost your experience.


ASUS Eee PC HA Seashell – 10″ – Atom N – 1 GB RAM – GB HDD Overview – CNET

Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. The underclock is better, providing a slight 5. With the Multi-Touch gesture input feature, you can easily zoom in and out to view photos or read documents by just moving two fingertips apart or together on the touchpad. This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal. It’s also possible that the LCD panel is different from the panel used in the HE, which may help to account for the improved battery life.

Communicate with anyone face-to-face, anytime and anywhere, with the built-in 1. The black netbooks on the other hand… if you like to keep your netbook exterior clean, you’d better plan to carry around a cloth to wipe it down after each use. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 10 days ago. Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies. Product specifications may differ from country to country. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. This allows you enjoy quick downloading and streaming of large multimedia files; and with a full range of applications, help enhance your communications and computing experience.

The speakers produce good volume enough to fill a small room and there is minimal distortion even at higher volume levels. So take a look for yourself to see if this fits your netbook needs. As such, it’s up there with the best of the netbook bunch.


Although the 1005ga battery in the HA provides a perfect weight-to-battery-life ratio, the fact is that even at 1. Automatically send old files to OneDrive PC space saver: Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: Netbooklive All the above are backed up by the reviews given by the current owners of this device.

Asus has now created an even more portable model, by producing the HA which features a slightly bulkier chassis, but also a better 6-cell battery. It maintains the light weight and thin design of the earlier Seashell models, while adding a screen that makes working with it feel much more like using a full-size notebook, all at a price not much higher than its smaller brothers’. It consists of the following: Over in Cupertino, the Apple MacBook Air has a characteristic teardrop-like profile, being a little chubbier in the back and tapering to a point in the front.

The hardware and pricing are a toss up. Add unmatched battery life, and you have the best netbook value running.