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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).

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.


1.4 kg:

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


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

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
Advent Milano
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Atom N270, 1.2 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
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-08-29 (Update: 2012-05-26)