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Viewsonic VNB100

Specifications

Viewsonic VNB100Notebook: Viewsonic VNB100 (VNB Series)
Processor: Intel Atom N270
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950
Display: 10.2 inch, 10:6, 1024x600 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.4kg
Price: 350 euro
price: 70%, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Viewsonic VNB100

ViewSonic VNB100
Source: Inside HW English
ViewSonic is company that is recognizable as monitor manufacturer, but recently they have begun to widen their product portfolio. One of the new products that is the result of this expansion is VNB100 netbook. Since the netbook market is nicely (over)saturated this move by ViewSonic can be characterized as bold one.Good built quality, great display and reasonable price are selling points for ViewSonic VNB100 model. Will it plow into competition depends on buyers and their trust on a new player in netbook arena.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2009
Rating: price: 70% display: 90% workmanship: 80%

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).

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.


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": 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.


1.4 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.


Viewsonic: ViewSonic Corporation is a manufacturer and provider of visual technology, specifically CRT monitors, liquid crystal displays, projectors, plasma displays, HDTV technology, and mobile products, including tablet PCs and wireless monitors. The company was initially founded as Keypoint Technology Corporation in 1987. In 1990 it launched the ViewSonic line of color computer monitors, and shortly afterwards the company renamed itself after its brand. 2009 they entered the netbook market with own products.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Olive Zipbook X107H
Atom N270, 1.1 kg
» Advent Milano
Atom N270, 1.2 kg
» Advent 4214
Atom N270, 1.4 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1000HG
Atom N270, 1.5 kg
» HP Compaq Mini 702EA
Atom N270, 1.02 kg
» Medion Mini E1212
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Point of View Mobii
Atom N270, 1.25 kg
» HP Compaq Mini 703EA
Atom N270, 1 kg
» Archos 10
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1000HE
Atom N280, 1.45 kg
» HP Mini 1001TU
Atom N270, 1.1 kg
» MSI Wind U120
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» HP Compaq Mini 701eg
Atom N270, 1.14 kg
» Belinea o.book 1xs
Atom N270, 1.3 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1002HA
Atom N270, 1.25 kg
» HP Mini 1035NR
Atom N270, 1.1 kg
» Asus N10E
Atom N270, 1.4 kg
» LG X110
Atom N270, 1.2 kg
» Samsung NC10
Atom N270, 1.32 kg
» HP Mini 1000
Atom N270, 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC S101
Atom N270, 1.09 kg
» Asus N10
Atom N270, 1.8 kg
» Lenovo Ideapad S10
Atom N270, 2.2 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1000
Atom Z530, 1.5 kg
» Medion Mini E1210
Atom Z530, 1 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1000H
Atom N270, 1.45 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Asus Eee PC 1000
Atom N270, 10.1", 1.3 kg
» Advent Quantum Q100
Celeron M 900, 14.0", 2 kg
» Acer Aspire One D260, GMA 950
Atom N450, 10.1", 1.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-08-29 (Update: 2012-05-26)