Asus Eee PC 1018PB
SpecificationsNotebook: Asus Eee PC 1018PB
Processor: Intel Atom N450
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 3150
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:9, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 300 euro
Reviews for the Asus Eee PC 1018PB
Despite the single core CPU, I'd say, at Rs 26,999, it's a better pick than a N450 netbook, but again, the truth is, that you'd be paying that extra buck for the metallic shell, aesthetics and style, than the performance and functionality. The bottom line is, people who want a stylish business netbook should definitely consider this one, especially if price is not a factor that's luring you into buying a netbook. If price -performance ratio is your priority, then a dual-core netbook is obviously a better choice. We've rated this one 4 on 5 largely because of its looks, it's quite a stunner.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/06/2010
Rating: price: 40% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 95%
All in all, the Asus 1018P is a netbook meant to continue the line of fancy/stylish mini laptops opened by the Asus 1008HA and continued with the 1008P-KR. This time it’s even slimmer, more compact, better built and overall better looking. It’s actually hard to see how solid this device is without getting your hands on it, especially when compared with other 10 inchers, but the pictures and clips in this post should help you get an idea. Like I’ve said, this device is not faster or more powerful than standard netbooks, performance is not its strong point. It’s not less powerful either, it can just run basic tasks and software you’ll need on a daily basics.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/08/2010
Rating: price: 80% features: 40% display: 40% mobility: 80% workmanship: 95% emissions: 30%
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Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2010
Rating: performance: 50% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
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.
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).
Intel Atom CPU for Netbooks with integrated memory controller and GMA 3150 GPU. The performance of the system should be only minimally faster than the previous Atom N280 / GMA 950 combination.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.