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Packard Bell dot u

Specifications

Packard Bell dot uNotebook: Packard Bell dot u
Processor: Intel Pentium U5400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 500 euro
Average Score: 81.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 67%, features: 100%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Packard Bell dot u

80% Packard Bell Dot U review
Source: Techradar English
It may not strictly be a netbook, but the Packard Bell Dot U is a well-designed ultra-portable that's well suited to life on the road thanks to a slim, light chassis and decent battery life. Office performance is strong considering the size, and only by spending considerably more will you find a similarly portable machine with more power. A worthy purchase for regular commuters.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% Packard Bell dot u review
Source: PC Pro English
 A gorgeous little ultraportable for a fantastically low price. A petite stunner.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/25/2010
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 100% performance: 67% features: 100%

Foreign Reviews

Packard Bell DOT U — ультратонкий ноутбук в нетбучном корпусе
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
bad display but with high resolution, good performance and battery runtime, bad but silent cooling
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2011

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


U5400: Entry level dual core CPU of the Arrandale series. Does not support Turbo Boost (for the CPU), Hyperthreading, Virtualization and AES. Due to the slow clock speed, the performance is only sufficient for non demanding applications.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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


1.4 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.


Packard Bell: Packard Bell is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Acer. It is a name used by two different consumer electronics companies. The first was an American radio manufacturer founded in 1926, that later became a defense contractor and manufacturer of other consumer electronics, such as television sets. Teledyne acquired the business in 1978. In 1986, investors bought the name for a newly formed personal computer manufacturer. Originally the company produced discount computers in the US, later computers were produced for the European market. NEC took it over in the late 1990s. Acer acquired it in 2008. In spite of the similarity of their names, there has never been any corporate connection between the original or later Packard Bell and Hewlett Packard, or Bell System. Packard Bell is an international notebook manufacturer. Many years, the company focussed ruggedized laptops.

Packard Bell reviews


81.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-10-16 (Update: 2012-05-26)