Acer today expanded its line of Aspire One netbooks to include dual-core processing power.
Leading with the new Aspire One AOD255. Additionally, the updated Aspire One AO721 and AO521 were designed for mobile entertainment, featuring AMD Athlon II Neo processors and high-definition graphics.
Featuring the latest Intel dual-core technology for netbooks, the Acer Aspire One AOD255 includes the new Intel Atom N550 processor with integrated Intel graphics. It also brings DDR3 memory support in a lightweight and compact mobile computer. Additional Aspire One AOD255 models support single-core Intel Atom N450 processors.
The AOD255 offers up to 8 hours of battery life and Wi-Fi connectivity. All this power and functionality comes in a package that is only 1-inch thin and weighs just over 2-1/2 pounds.
Supporting power savings and longer battery life, the Aspire One AOD255 has a 10.1-inch CrystalBrite LED-backlit display. Further enhancing the product?s usability, it has a keyboard that is 93 percent of a standard size keyboard.
To remain connected, the netbook features 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi CERTIFIED and fast Ethernet LAN connectivity. For further communications needs, the line is equipped with a built-in 1.3 Megapixel HD Webcam and a built-in digital microphone.
Rounding out its feature set, the AOD255 comes with 1GB of DDR3 memory and a large 250GB internal hard drive. It also includes Windows 7 Starter and Microsoft Office Starter 2010.
The Acer Aspire One AO721 and Aspire One AO521 netbooks feature AMD Athlon II Neo processors, high-definition ATI Radeon graphics, ample memory, large hard drives and LED-backlit displays.
The AO721 and AO521 utilize AMD Athlon II Neo K125 processors, designed to deliver balanced performance for multiple applications while saving power. With the powerful ATI Radeon HD 4225 Graphics with 384MB of dedicated system memory, Aspire One users are well-equipped for mobile performance whether surfing the Internet, playing games, watching videos or working. Additionally, the netbooks offer HDMI connectivity.
The Aspire One AO721 and AO521 netbooks also feature 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, fast Ethernet LAN connectivity, built-in webcam and a digital microphone.
The Aspire One AO721 has a high-definition 11.6-inch CrystalBrite LED-backlit display with cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio. 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 more accurate and comfortable typing. The Aspire One AO721 is equipped with a full 2GB of DDR3 memory and up to 250GB internal hard drive. It also comes with Windows 7 Home Premium and nearly six hours of battery life for easy productivity.
The ultra-mobile Aspire One AO521 features a 10.1-inch CrystalBrite LED-backlit display. Just shy of one-inch thin and about 2.75 pounds, it is still packed with features. The 1GB of DDR3 memory and 160GB internal hard drive offer plenty of media storage. The Aspire One AO521 comes equipped with Windows 7 Starter and delivers up to six hours of battery life.
All three netbooks will be available later this month at leading U.S. retailers. The Acer Aspire One AOD255 with dual-core Atom N550 processors has a MSRP of $329.99 and single-core Atom N450 processors prices begin at MSRP $269.99. The Acer Aspire One AO721 has a MSRP of $429.99 and the Acer Aspire One AO521 has a MSRP of $349.99.