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Advent Milano

Specifications

Advent MilanoNotebook: Advent Milano
Processor: Intel Atom N270
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 10.2 inch, 10:6, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 250 euro
Sold in: UK
Average Score: 52.33% - poor
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Advent Milano

50% Advent Milano review
Source: Techradar English
With four netbooks already released under PC World's in-house Advent brand, it is no surprise to see yet another model added to the range. While the Milano is an affordable and functional device, it fails to stand out. Overall, the Milano is a usable and great priced machine, but struggles to stand out in an already crowded market.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/11/2009
Rating: Total score: 50%
67% Advent Milano
Source: Mobile Computer English
We’re going to have to wait until next year for netbooks with specifications that are appreciably different from those that have been available for the last two years — that’s when Intel is scheduled to launch its new Pine Trail netbook platform, with dual-core Atom processors and all manner of other improvements. The Advent Milano isn’t the best netbook we’ve ever reviewed, but it is one of the cheapest and its faults are easily overlooked at this price — but the Samsung N130 is cheaper still, and has longer battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/26/2009
Rating: Total score: 67%
40% Advent Milano review
Source: CNet English
With Intel expected to announce its new 'Pine Trail' Atom processors at CES 2010, now may not be the best time to buy a netbook with a specification set firmly in 2008. At around £230 though, the Windows 7 version of the 10.2-inch Advent Milano is temptingly priced for a pre-Christmas purchase (the Windows XP model costs about £10 less). There's nothing even remotely new in the Advent Milano, but it represents good value for money, as long as battery life isn't a big deal for you. If you shop around, however, you'll find the Samsung N130 available for slightly less, and it can last longer on battery power.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2009
Rating: Total score: 40% display: 80% mobility: 40%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

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).


N270:

Power efficient, cheap and slow Netbook single core CPU. Because of the in-order execution, the performance per MHz is worse than Core Solo or Celeron M processors.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


10.2":

This is a typical display size for tablets and small convertibles.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Advent: This is the laptop brand of the hardware magazine PC World. The marketing focusses UK. Reviews of Advent-Laptops are relatively frequent and not only by PC World.


52.33%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Asus Eee PC 1000
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire One D260, GMA 950
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N450, 1.3 kg
Wipro E.go WNB7XFD182
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
Samsung N135-JA01NL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Toshiba NB200-12R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
Simmtronics Simmbook
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.2 kg
Toshiba NB200-131
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.18 kg
Samsung NB30
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N450, 1.3 kg
Toshiba NB200-11M
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.3 kg
Sony Vaio VPCW12S1R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.1 kg
Olive Zipbook X107H
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
Medion Mini E1217
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1 kg
Asus Eee PC 1005 HGO
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
HCL Me 06
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.6 kg
Acer Emachines EM250-1162
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
HP Mini 110-1199eg
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.2 kg
M&A Technology Inc. Companion PC 10
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire One D250-1613
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.3 kg
Toshiba mini NB205-N325BL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
HP Mini 110-1131dx
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.2 kg
CTL 2Go Classmate PC E10
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Mesh Computers Edge10 R
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
HP Mini 110-1134CL
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
Hercules eCAFÉ EC-1000W
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
Dell Mini Nickelodeon
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
Toshiba mini NB205-N330
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N280, 1.4 kg
Dell Latitude E2100
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire One ZG8
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.1 kg
Acer Aspire One D250-1958
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)