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Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook: Now in India with Android and Windows 7

Are you thinking of buying a touch tablet? Wait, if you’re not looking for a touch experience and don’t want to spend around Rs. 40k then you might want to look into this.

Acer just launched a new Aspire One Happy 2 netbook series in India with 10.1 inch LED display. They have revamped their existing One Happy series through hardware configuration. Another interesting thing about One Happy 2 netbook series is, availability of colors. It has about 4 new funky colors & textured graphics to choose from – making it a new gadget trend.

There is no other significant change in terms of form factor of these netbooks compared to Acer’s earlier netbook series.

But, this notebook series offers dual-boot options with Windows 7 Starter Edition and Google Android. So, if Android is available on a 10.1″ netbook with 1.66 GHz dual core processor, 1 GB RAM for approx. Rs 16,000/- then it is a deal for many of us who can sacrifice some features of tablets and it would be similar to 60% of discount by not buying recently launched tablets like HTC Flyer, Motorola Xoom, iPad 2, BlackBerry Playbook. Isn’t it? I know we cannot compare these two things but then I see Netbook useful & productive than tablets minus multi-touch and motion sensing.

Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook: Now in India with Android and Windows 7

Its LED display saves about 22% power compared to other netbook displays.

Stay Connected
Keep in touch with your social networks, finish your school projects while you’re on the bus, check your e-mails or surf the net. With 8 hours of battery power life, integrated Wi-fi connection, you can get online in just few clicks and stay connected all day long. You can also share photos and music in a matter of seconds via Bluetooth® 3. Need more? Then can chat face-to-face with your friends with the Acer Crystal Eye webcam and built-in microphone.

Fun to Go
Slip the Aspire One Happy in your backpack or handbag and you’ll barely notice it’s there. It’s only 24 mm thick and a featherweight at just about 1kg, yet it features a superb 28 cm (10.1”) WSVGA high brightness LED backlight display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, a comfy keyboard for easy typing and a wide multi-gesture touchpad. The Aspire One Happy is just perfect to colour your world with fun wherever you go.

Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook: Now in India with Android and Windows 7

Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Specifications

  • Intel Atom N570 (1.66 GHz) dual core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 320GB HDD
  • GMA 3150 graphics adapter
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 100 mbps Ethernet, Wireless-N
  • Acer Crystal Eye webcam
  • Multi-gesture touchpad
  • 10.1-inch screen with LED backlight (1024 x 600)
  • Battery life up to 8 hours
  • Weight approx. 1.25 kg
  • Funky new colors with textured graphics

Price

Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook comes with usual warranties and is priced at between Rs. 15,750/- to 17,000/- depending upon extra taxes applicable in different cities.

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I am impressed by the configuration and the price. I have added it to my favorite list from which I will pick one to buy very soon.

Already bought it? Do share your thoughts.

Enjoy.