The folks over at Best Buy are offering an Asus Eee PC 1005 with a slipcase on sale for only $249.98. The netbook has the following features:
- Intel® Atom™ processor N270
Features a 533MHz system bus, 512KB L2 cache and 1.6GHz processor speed.
- 1GB DDR2 memory
For multitasking power, expandable to 2GB.
- Note: Optical drive not included
Compatible with optional external recordable CD/DVD drives (not included).
- 10.1″ WXGA LED-backlit LCD widescreen display
With 1024 x 600 resolution showcases movies, games and other images in rich clarity.
- 160GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 rpm)
Offers spacious storage.
- Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
With 224MB shared graphics memory for lush images.
- Built-in 1.3-megapixel webcam
Makes it easy to video chat with family and friends.
- 3-in-1 digital media reader
Supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity and MultiMediaCard formats for easy digital photo transfer.
- 3 high-speed USB 2.0 ports
For fast digital video, audio and data transfer.
- Built-in high-speed wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n)
Lets you wirelessly connect to the Internet.
- Built-in 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector
For a quick and easy wired Web connection.
- Weighs 2.4 lbs. and measures just 1.4″ thin
For lightweight portability. 92% full-size keyboard for comfortable typing.
- Long battery life
Of up to 3 hours and 48 minutes to give you more time away from an outlet.
- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition operating system with Service Pack 3 (SP3) preinstalled
For a stable operating platform from which to launch programs, applications and games.
This comes with Windows XP which for simple internet access should be adequate. It is light weight and would be easier to carry around at an airport. Asus also has a good reputation when it comes to reliability.
So what do you think. Deal or no deal?