Acer Aspire One Happy 2


Acer Aspire One Happy 2Notebook: Acer Aspire One Happy 2 (Aspire One Happy Series)
Processor: Intel Atom N570
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer Aspire One Happy 2

70% The Acer Aspire One Happy 2 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Acer Aspire One Happy 2 sells for around £229 and for that price range you get a decent netbook that is well built, sports an attractive design, and provides a standard performance. Additionally it offers users the choice of booting with Microsoft Windows 7 Starter edition or, for quicker access to functionality such as web browsing, Android 2.3.1.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
75% Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook Review
Source: English
The Acer Aspire One Happy 2 is available in India at a market price of Rs. 15,739. This is a really good netbook and we were hard pressed to find any real flaws with it. Though the dual-boot feature is not heavily marketed, we found it to be this netbook’s biggest advantage. The battery can last almost as long as most tablets in the market and better than most laptops out there. If you’re in the market for a netbook for yourself or as a gift this Diwali, the Happy 2 would be a great choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/22/2011
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Review: Acer Aspire One Happy 2
Source: English
The Acer One Happy 2 is one stylish device that's easy on the eyes. Its performance is quite good, and the product is not expensive either. On the other hand, it didn't do too well in our battery tests. However, as mentioned earlier, the device's relatively brighter screen could be the reason behind this. At a price tag of Rs 15,800, this well-built laptop is a good companion for college-goers, and it won't look odd in offices either. Thanks to these cute devices, girls will no longer have to stick with expensive laptops made by Sony. Moreover, guys need not shy away from the Blueberry-coloured one.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/03/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 80% ergonomy: 80%

Foreign Reviews

93% Netbooks im Aufwind?
Source: SFT - 9/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 08/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 93%
Buntes Netbook: Acer Aspire One Happy 2 im Test
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
cheap, low performance, ergonomic problems
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2011
Recensione ACER Aspire One Happy 2
Source: Notebook Italia Italian IT→EN
only for basic needs suited
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2011
Тест нетбука Acer Aspire One Happy: Android и Windows в одном флаконе
Source: Zoom RU→EN
good battery runtime
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/26/2011
Обзор Acer Aspire One Happy 2: яркий нетбук с двумя ОС
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
attractive price
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/25/2011


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150: Integrated (shared memory) graphics card in the intel Atom N4xx CPUs. Minimally faster than an old GMA 950 and therefore not suited for 3D games or HD videos (only MPEG2 acceleration).

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).

N570: Dual core Atom processor with a slightly higher clock rate than the Atom N550 and therefore still slower than the CULV processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

10.1": The netbook/subnotebook has a quite small display format. Nonetheless, it is a common format for netbooks. The advantage is, that the subnotebook/netbook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes. It is difficult to use high resolutions. » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews

79.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba NB520-10P
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» MSI Wind U135DX-4615W7
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» HP Compaq Mini CQ10-688NR
Atom N455, 1.4 kg
» Toshiba NB520-10U
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC X101H-WHI024G
Atom N455, 1 kg
» Samsung NC110-AM4UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Gigabyte T1005M-CF1
Atom N550, 1.5 kg
» Samsung NS310
Atom N550, 1 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad S100
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC R011PX
Atom N455, 1.1 kg
» Samsung NC10-JP05DE
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung N148-DP05IN
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC110-A03
Atom N570, 1.2 kg
» Gateway LT2085u
Atom N570, 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC X101-WHI018G
Atom N435, 0.9 kg
» HP Mini 210-3022sf
Atom N570, 1.35 kg
» Gigabyte S1080
Atom N570, 0.85 kg
» Samsung NC210-A01PL
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Acer Aspire One D257-N57DQrr
Atom N570, 1.3 kg
» HP Mini 110-3652sf
Atom N455, 1.3 kg
» Samsung NS310-A01UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba NB520-10H
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» Medion Akoya E1228
Atom N570, 1.25 kg
» Acer Aspire One D257
Atom N455, 1.1 kg
» Samsung NC210-A02FR
Atom N550, 1.2 kg
» Advent Zuni
Atom N455, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC110-AM1UK
Atom N550, 1.3 kg
» HP Mini 210-2290sf
Atom N550, 1.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-08-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)