After quite the lengthy wait filled with promises followed by delays, the first wave of Cedar Trail devices is finally here. Acer is quick to jump in with its new Aspire One D270 Netbook having just become available for purchase.
Using Intel’s new Atom N2600 processor with two cores/four threads, 1MB of L2 cache, a 1.6GHz clock speed and 400MHz embedded graphics core, the D270 has a 10.1-inch (1024 x 600) LED backlit display with 2GBs of RAM and a 320GB HDD under the hood.
Other features include a 5-in-1 card reader, multi-touch trackpad, 3 x USB 2.0, 0.3-megapixel webcam, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Gigabit ethernet. a HDMI output has been added to the D270 as well and it ships with a 6-cell battery promising up to 8 hours of use.
Several color choices are on tap; those being black, white, blue, red and candy.
Thanks to going the way of Linux, Acer’s Aspire One D270 can be had for a respectable price of 259 Euro backed by a 1-year warranty.
KitGuru says: Higher res screen would have been nice, but we can’t have our cake and eat it considering the aggressive pricing Acer’s kept intact here.