Acer Aspire One with dual-core Intel Atom now available

New netbook features new dual-core Atom N570

Intel recently announced the launch of the dual-core Atom N570, a variation of the Atom N550 but with higher clock speeds at around the same power consumption.  Acer, however, is getting a head start on the new Atom by immediately announcing an Aspire One netbook featuring the N570. Called the Aspire one AOD255E, the 10.1-inch netbook will feature a 1024x600 resolution display, 1GB DDR3 RAM, 250GB HDD and Windows 7 Starter. Battery life is expected to last for an impressive 8 hours.

The netbook is currently available on Amazon for just $330. The new model is similar to the Acer Aspire One D255, but with the newer Atom processor.


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Allen Ngo, 2011-03- 3 (Update: 2012-05-26)
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After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.