Acer Aspire One AOD250 netbook has Android and Windows XP

Posted on Thursday, Oct 15 2009 @ 18:49 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Acer introduced the dual-boot Aspire One AOD250, this system comes with Windows XP and features Android to deliver an instant-on experience. The 10.1" system features a WSVGA LCD display, Intel Atom N280 1.66GHz processor, Intel 945GSE chipset with integrated graphics, 1GB DDR2, 160GB 5400RPM HDD, a memory card reader, 802.11b/g WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, a webcam, two speakers, Dolby Headphone technology, multi-gesture touchpad, three USB 2.0 ports, and a 6-cell 5800mAh li-ion battery. It will ship in four colors for $349.99.
The Aspire One AOD250 netbook includes a dual-boot feature allowing users to switch between Android and Windows XP Home operating systems with just a click of a mouse. Designed specifically for mobile devices and applications, Android allows the Aspire One netbook to boot up and shut down quickly with “instant on” Internet connectivity, saving time and boosting productivity.

The Aspire One netbook is a simple and reliable mobile computing solution. Engineered for extreme mobility and weighing less than three pounds, the Aspire One utilizes the energy-efficient Intel® Atom™ Processor N280 to keep users connected while on-the-go. The Aspire One comes with a high-density, six-cell, 5800 mAh battery, 1GB of memory, integrated 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi network connectivity, and a generous 160GB internal hard drive to store plenty of digital albums, music and documents. The Aspire One utilizes a Multi-Gesture Touchpad, allowing users to pinch, flick and swirl their fingers across the touchpad for intuitive navigation. It also allows users to scroll, zoom in and out and flip through web pages, photos, spreadsheets and more.

The Aspire One has a 10.1-inch CrystalBrite™ LED-backlit display, offering a broader viewing area for Web page navigation and data input. For communication needs, the netbook is equipped with the Acer Crystal Eye webcam, delivering smooth video streaming and high quality images for online chats and business video conferences, even in low-light situations. A built-in digital microphone conveys superior voice quality, keeping background noise levels low and minimizing echoes. Bluetooth® 2.1 allows the Aspire One easy connectivity to enabled wireless devices, such as phones, printers and PDAs.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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