Acer Announces The Aspire One 532G

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  1. HardOCP News

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    The new Acer Aspire One 532G sets the netbook trend in the digital world where Hi-Def viewing online is growing dramatically. Acer presents the world’s first netbook with dedicated next-generation NVIDIA® ION™ graphics acceleration enabling users to enjoy Hi-Def content online as well as playback at 720p; alternatively, connect through HDMI output to a secondary Hi-Def TV/LCD monitor for sharing Hi-Def content with friends at a larger 1080p resolution.

    With up to 10 hours* of battery life, integrated Wi-Fi®, 10.1” Hi-Def LED backlit display and optional 3G, the Aspire One 532G matches outstanding performance with an ultra-compact design, offering all the power you need. Netbook users can now enjoy flawless Hi-Def web content streaming and multiple Internet applications with ease.
     
  2. Azhar

    Azhar Fixing stupid since 1972

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    It'll have the new Atom N450 1.66ghz processor I see. I wonder how it fares compare to their N350 predecessor.
     
  3. nutzo

    nutzo [H]ardness Supreme

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    The predecessor was the N280 @ 1.66ghz. The N450 runs at the same speed, but includeds the intel graphics controller built in.

    My Acer Timeline, with a dual core 1.2Ghz, doesn't give me as much battery time (4-6 hours) but can already play full 1080p mp4 and play flash videos using the intel video chip since it has 2 1/2 times the CPU power of the atom.
     
  4. Truckweb

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    "next generation" nVidia ION and dedicated 512Mb memory.... How much will this Netbook cost?

    It's still using a slow single core Atom. Depending on price, you can get 11 inch Netbook with dual core AMD Neo X2 with ATI HD3200 or HD4200, 4Gb RAM and bigger HDD for $600 or better...

    So I hope this new Aspire will be priced lower than $399....
     
  5. Azhar

    Azhar Fixing stupid since 1972

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    Thanks for the correction. I always get my Atom model numbers mixed up. I remember the previous being 1.6ghz but I didn't know what the difference between the new 1.6ghz and old 1.6ghz was. I just remember the previous two 1.6ghz were differentiated by being single and dual cores.

    I don't understand why Acer would use the new N450 model if they're going to use ION2 if the N450 already has a GMA processor built in.
     
  6. chinmi

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    i have to see wether it will be strong enough to play world of warcraft or not... looks like a small and probably cheap solution to mobile gaming too ??
     
  7. DanNeely

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    That would be nice; unfortunately the HP/Dell netbooks with 1366x768 screens all came with a $100ish price penalty. Ion based netbooks had the same, so I wouldn't hold my breath.
     
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    I couldn't be happier with my 11.1" Acer timeline....all the benefits of a netbook with none of the drawbacks.

    If the last generation Ions are any indicator this thing will be expensive.