Asus EEE PC 1215N Notebook Review

Asus EEE PC 1215N Notebook Assessment

Having more compact laptops capable of doing basic tasks such as accessing the web along with checking e-mail is an original innovation of Asus. They weigh less, stay powered longer, and are much less expensive than their counterparts at 14 inches. Multitasking is oftentimes pretty limited because of general sluggishness, particularly if they may be using later versions of Windows. The battery life was reduced when speedier hardware was used in the 1201. Today its successor which is the Asus EEE PC 1215N notebook hopes to make a big difference through combining value, portability, as well as performance.

Strengths

Adual-core Intel Atom D525 processor takes on more demanding tasks, which is standard with the Asus EEE PC Notebook and not in most others. Combined with 2 GB of RAM, Windows 7 editions should run just fine as well as other third-party applications. The NVIDIA ION GPU is still a feature allowing playback of 1080 content by means of HDMI without any problems. Surprisingly it will do a good job playing even some of the 3D online games. Although you have to tone down many games to their lowest settings, the general performance significantly exceeds most integrated graphics solutions. Integrated graphics are highlighted since this doesn’t drain electricity, an advantage when you’re not plugged in. What makes the 1215N nice is that it actually has got the Intel GMA 3150 integrated graphics which is in reality the default GPU. When a demanding application or video game is launched, the NVIDIA ION becomes active because of the NVIDIA Optimus technology. This enables the 1215N to perform for over 5 hours of usual usage.

The 12. 1-inch screen also means that extra pixels can be squeezed in. Everything operates pretty well, and there is certainly sufficient workspace for the majority of tasks with the 1366 by 768 resolution. You’ll still be able to type as you happen to be familiar with with a key-board which is 96% of the full sized kinds. It’s also quite futureproof as it has a USB 3. 0 port besides the typical set of USB 2. 0 ports so compatible external hard drives get a significant speed boost.

Drawbacks

The Asus EEE PC 1215N notebook is a bit heavier than other mini netbooks. It’s scaled-down measurements helps it to be less bulky when traveling, and it is under 3 and a half lbs. The touchpad’s functionality could be enhanced. Resistance and clicking from the control keys is a little irritating. A USB mouse gets around this.

Conclusion

There are netbook computers of this size that can perform for 8 to 10 hours straight with no charging but the Asus EEE PC 1215N notebook makes the right amount of sacrifices for the sake of good performance for many common applications and even World of Warcraft. The 1215N is more useful compared to a tablet computer, and the price is actually below $500.

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