Acer has launched three new mini-laptops with AMD’s latest low power chips. The folks at Netbook News.de got a chance to check out a few models at an AMD event in Cannes, France.
Here are some of the highlights:
As expected, the Acer Aspire One 521 has a 1.2GHz AMD V105 single core processor. It sports ATI Radeon HD 4225 graphics, and can handle HD video playback. It also has an HDMI output for pumping out video to an external display.
The notebook has a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display and supports DDR3 memory.
You can check out a hands-on video after the break.
Like the Aspire 521, this model has ATI Radeon HD 4225 graphics and supports HDMI output. But it has an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display and a dual core AMD Athlon Neo K325 processor.
The notebook has 3 USB ports, Bluetooth, Ethernet, and optional 3G. It comes with a 5600mAh battery.
This is another 11.6 inch model. In fact, it looks an awful lot like the Aspire 721. But the difference is that this model has an AMD Turion II Neo dual core processor and ATI Radeon HD 4225 graphics.
The display has a native resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, and like the other models it should support 1080p HD video playback. The Aspire 1551 comes with an HDMI port and WiFi. Bluetooth and 3G options are available. The notebook runs Windows 7 Home Premium.
Packard Bell is a subsidiary of Acer, and the laptops under this brand name tend to look a lot like Acer laptops… for good reason. This particular model has a 1.7GHz AMD Athlon II Neo K125 single core processor and ATI Radeon HD 4225 graphics.
It has an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display. Roland from Netbook News shot a brief video overview: