Amidst the smartphone and tablet dominated tech space, those still looking for a netbook to securely fit into their backpacks can glance at our list of 7 best netbooks of 2011. Read on to find out which one suits you the best.
1 – Acer Aspire One Happy 2:
A sequel to the previously released Aspire One Happy, the Acer Aspire One Happy 2 netbooks are sure to be alluring to the fashionable youth. This netbook drenched in exotic fruity colors like banana cream, blueberry shake, papaya milk and strawberry yogurt is designed with textured liquid droplets. The technology which hides underneath its jaw-dropping exterior is equally powerful. The Intel Atom dual-core processor and 1GB RAM ensures multitasking on the device while the Windows 7 operating system makes for a swift response. The icing on the cake is its affordable price tag which reads $269.99.
2 – Samsung N100:
The ultra-light Samsung N100 is a preferable option for those who are always on the move. Promising uninterrupted connectivity, this netbook too boasts of the Intel Atom dual-core CPU and Windows 7 OS. Enclosed in the Duracase exterior, this sturdy machine is energy-efficient to cough up juice for a longer period of time. And for all you social butterflies, it offers instant access to most social networking websites. And this device splashed with eye-catching colors of black and white could be yours for Rs. 11,750.
3 – Lenovo IdeaPad S205:
Though a netbook, but the Lenovo IdeaPad S205 is not at all sparse on attributes. Featuring an 11.6-inch LED screen, the device crams in the AMD dual-core processor along with AMD Radeon graphics and operates on the Windows 7 OS. Splashed with attractive shades, this extremely thin and light netbook comes in various designs to choose from. Fitted with a AccuType keyboard, it’s Action Protection System protects from shocks and drops. Besides Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities, the netbook is pre-loaded with the Lenovo ReadyComm networking management system. The Lenovo IdeaPad S205 comes for a price of $359.
4 – Toshiba NB505-N508BN:
At 1.4-inch thin, the Toshiba NB505-N508BN is one of the slimmest netbooks. Sporting a 10.1-inch LED backlit display, this machine is fuelled by the 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N455 processor and 1GB RAM. The netbook acquires its graphics performance from the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 video processor. A long battery that lasts up to 8 hours is complemented by the Toshiba Eco utility to adjust power settings in order to reduce the power consumption. And that’s not all, the device is also pre-installed with apps like Toshiba ReelTime and Toshiba Bulletin Board as well as Toshiba Media Controller. Dipped in hues of blue, brown, green, orange and turquoise, this netbook is affordably priced at $261.
5 – Asus Eee PC 1015PX-MU17-BK:
An unmatched combination of multitasking productivity, richer multimedia and swift internet experience, the Asus Eee PC 1015PX-MU17-BK is the perfect travel companion. The smudge-resistant matte finish cover makes for a stylish appearance while it features a 10.1-inch LED display. Employing the Intel Atom dual-core processor under the hood, it is integrated with a 250GB hard drive for additional storage memory. Boasting of a long battery life of up to 10 hours, the Super Hybrid engine of the netbook further saves the battery life. Adorned in colors of black, blue white and red, the Asus Eee PC 1015PX-MU17-BK priced at $279.99 is backed by a one year warranty.
6 – HP Mini 210-3040NR:
Be it listening to music on the go or keeping in touch with friends through social networking websites, the HP Mini 210-3040NR with its power life of 10 hours will keep you entertained on the move. The netbook is incorporated with Beats Audio as well as the HP QuickWeb. Attractively dressed in purple super-matte finish, this device is best suited for stylish people. Running on the Intel Atom processor and 1GB RAM, this netbook equipped with a 10.1-inch display packs in the Windows 7 operating system. The price tag attached to this netbook reads $299.
7 – Sony Vaio VPCYB15AG:
And our list of best netbooks will be incomplete without a Sony Vaio device featuring in it. The latest addition to the Vaio family, the Sony Vaio VPCYB15AG/P runs on the AMD dual-core Processor and AMD Radeon HD 6310 Discrete-Class Graphics. Sporting a 11.6-inch LED display, the netbook employs the Motion Eye camera and microphone. Needless to say this device too operates on the Windows 7 OS. The device is capable of offering a battery life of up to 8 hours. This netbook garnished in shades of pink, white and green carries a price tag of Rs. 22,990.
So, if the tablet is just too small and laptop too huge then one of these seven best netbooks 2011 could surely come to your rescue. So, which one do you plan to pick?