Gigabyte M1005 Specifications and information
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Gigabyte M1005 Specifications
Intel Atom N570|
|CPU speed||1660 Mhz|
|Graphics||Intel GMA 3150|
|OS||Microsoft Windows 7|
|Display Size||10.1" 1024 X 600||Screen Type
|Hard Disk||320 GB|
|Weight (Minimum)||1260gm / 2.78 pounds|
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
Multi-format card reader
SDHC Card Slot
USB 2.0 (x3)
|Wireless Interfaces||802.11 b/g/n|
BT 3.0 + HS
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 4G)
|*Specifications can vary|
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Gigabyte M1005 alternatives
|Acer Aspire One 725, 11.6 inch, 1200 grams (2.65 lbs)|
The Acer Aspire One 725 is a netbook of the latest generation featuring Bluetooth 4.0+HS, Wi-Fi b/g/n, up to 500GB of HDD and 4GB of RAM. It comes with a 4-cell battery and there is an 3G option. With its AMD C-60 fusion CPU and its built in AMD Radeon HD 6290 it is powerful enough for Full-HD media consumption on the go. At a price point of 359€ this device is a versatile and powerful Netbook. Especially the 3G option might be interesting for some people.
|HP Mini 1104, 10.1 inch, 1260 grams (2.78 lbs)|
HP offers with the Mini 1104 a medium-range netbook with great battery life of over 10 hours when equipped with the 6 cell battery. At a price point of 349$ this is a great netbook for everyone who needs an extra of battery life.
|Acer Aspire One 722, 11.6 inch, 1450 grams (3.2 lbs)|
The Acer Aspire One 722 is a rather standard mid-range netbook featuring an AMD C-60 APU. With its APU (combination of CPU and GPU) and it's 2GB of RAM it does of course support flawless 1080p video playback. For 350€ this 11.6" device is a good starting point for someone who wants a recent netbook.
|Acer Aspire One D270, 10.1 inch, 1300 grams (2.87 lbs)|
The latest Acer Aspire One D270 features Intel's newest Cedar Trail platform and comes with standart Netbook hardware. It however features a Bluetooth 4.0 HS module. As this netbook comes with an Intel Atom N2800 it is capable of playing back HD videos.
|Kupa X11, 10.1 inch, 1019 grams (2.25 lbs)|
The Kupa X11 comes with a multitouch screen and an active digitizer which is pressure sensitive. It is built on Intel's Oak Trail platform sporting a 1.5GHz Processor and packs 2GB of RAM. Battery life is promised to be about 10hrs.
|ASUS Eee PC 1225C, 11.6 inch, 1440 grams (3.17 lbs)|
The ASUS Eee PC 1225C comes with all features of the Eee PC 1225B but is powered by Intel's CedarTrail Platform. It runs with an Intel Atom N2600 clocked at 1.6 GHz.
|MSI Wind U180 (N2813W7S), 10.1 inch, 1200 grams (2.65 lbs)|
|Lenovo ThinkPad 11, 11.6 inch, 1500 grams (3.31 lbs)|
|Acer Aspire One D257 Meego, 10.1 inch, 1300 grams (2.87 lbs)|
At 222 Euros for a top-end netbook platform, this Meego edition saves around 60 Euros over the Windows Home 7 Starter version, a differential that's larger than the cost of the Windows 7 Starter License. 2GB of RAM is also included (the WIndows 7 version comes with only 1GB) which hints that this device may be either subsidised or a loss-leader for Acer. It's unclear if any application store is included or whether Acer will be providing updates as Meego progresses. Battery life is expected to be as good as the Windows version which users are reporting to have 7hrs of life.
|Samsung N100 (MeeGo), 10.1 inch, 1030 grams (2.27 lbs)|
The N100 is hitting a very low price point at launch which means street prices could be even less. The 3-cell battery looks to be good quality (40Wh is good, but not confirmed by Samsung at this stage.) A matt screen and the usual array of netbook connections for USB devices, SDHC cards, wired networking, screen and audio will put the device in a far more flexible position than devices running a mobile operating system. For the price, this is looking like a real bargain.
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