Acer Aspire One 11.6-inch LCD Netbooks Announced

It may be just me. But, I find it difficult to categorize a portable computer with an LCD screen larger than 10-inches as a netbook. But, this hasn’t stopped manufacturers like Dell and, now, Acer from doing so. Acer just announced…
A New Way to Say Netbook
I’m not exactly sure why this is a new way to say netbook, but here’s what I gather from their press release…
– 11.6 inch LCD display
– Four colors: White, dark blue, red, black
– Atom processor (model not identified)
– 160GB hard drive
– Multi-in-one flash card reader
– One inch thick (2.5cm)
– 802.11b/g WiFi
– Bluetooth
– 3G (type not identified)
– Weighs a bit more than 1 kilogram (2.2+ pounds)
– 6-cell 5200 mAh battery with 8 hour battery life
– Digital microphone
– Webcam (no pixel resolution given)
– Multi-gesture touchpad
Pricing is not provided in the press release.

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