Acer America just recently expanded its popular line of netbooks to include the Aspire One Happy 2, a series of stylish netbooks that come in four bright colors: Banana Cream, Blueberry Shake, Papaya Milk and Strawberry Yogurt. Acer is hoping that with names and colors like this that the Aspire One Happy 2 will bring a fresh sense of fun and style to the ultra-light mobile PC experience.
The cover of the Aspire One Happy 2 features a bright and shiny finish with a textured liquid "water ripple" pattern, heightening visual and tactile appeal. These 10.1" netbooks are light and portable enough to take with you almost anywhere and are packed with powerful features and performance to boost productivity. They utilize the latest Intel dual-core technology and also consume less power, allowing you to stay mobile longer with better battery life. These devices also provide the computing performance required to take on Office applications, stay in touch with social networks and enjoy web-based videos.
According to Pete Dailey, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Netbooks with Acer, "We've made our industry-leading netbook lines more personal by giving consumers a wider variety of colors and style treatments.The new Aspire One Happy 2 offers users fresh and bright color options, while maintaining the Aspire One's legacy of offering PC productivity for mobile consumers."
These devices feature the Intel Atom N570 dual-core processor, integrated Intel graphics, up to eight hours of battery life and fast WiFi connectivity. All of this comes in a package that is only 1-inch thin, weighing just over 2.5 pounds. These devices also come with a 10.1" CrystalBrite LED backlit display that saves 22.2% power compared to other netbooks and also offers an optimal viewing experience. The Aspire One Happy 2 also has a stylish white keyboard that is 93% as big as a standard size keyboard for a more convenient feel.
These netbooks also feature 802.11 b/g/n WiFi as well as fast Ethernet LAN connectivity. There is also a built-in 0.3 megapixel webcam that allows for smooth video streaming and high quality images for online chats and video conferences. A built-in digital microphone also conveys high voice quality, keeping background noise levels low and minimizing echos. These devices also feature 1GB of DDR3 memory and a 250GB internal hard drive. These netbooks also include Windows 7 Starter and Microsoft Office Starter 2010.
The Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Series of netbooks is available now in the United States for a base price of $269.99.
Source: Engadget - Acer announces Aspire One Happy 2 netbook for the US market, shows its commitment to pastels