There were a couple of drawbacks, notably the trackpad and overall system performance, but in terms of best in class netbook devices, this is one of the top. CNet For a company that delivers so many great innovations, Asus seems to be stuck in a rut when it comes to the design and names of its netbooks. Build and Design The Eee PC HA is a lower-cost version of the HA Seashell and features a similar clamshell chassis design but is a little thicker and comes with a removable battery. We only wish that it were easier to access the hard drive– open up the netbook and it’s a cramped mess of cables, circuit boards, ribbon cables and double-sided sticky tape holding the keyboard that doesn’t smack of high quality build methods. Also note, it only has 1 ram slot.

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ASUS Eee PC 1005HA: Refining the Netbook

We did feel that the keyboard and touchpad buttons were “loose” compared to the HA, but it might simply be a case of getting an early sample. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

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The low price for a feature-rich if one can say that about a netbook machine, fantastic keyboard, fast performance, good driver support and on-board utilities make the HA-P a top pick. It has the main partition with the OS, as well as a secondary partition to store files on. I won’t recap all the versions we’ve reviewed – or are about to review – but the netbook maker continues making nips and tucks with designs, making just enough variations to warrant a separate take of the same micromachine.


It maintains the light weight and thin design of the earlier Seashell models, while adding a screen asud makes working with it feel much more like using a full-size notebook, all at a price not much higher than its smaller brothers’. The company’s relatively new 0105hab collection will va turn out to be its most popular yet, thanks to a mixture of portability, chic good looks and exceptional battery life.

It’s pointless, so I just went with Ubuntu which was 9. To follow in its shoes, Asus has taken the unusual step graphids releasing two HA models to cater for different price points. This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a inch display-diagonal.

CNet As the company credited with practically inventing the netbook category, it’s no surprise that Asus makes some of the most popular mini laptops around — chiefly the machines in the Eee PC series.

Build and Design The Eee PC HA is a lower-cost version of the HA Seashell and features a similar clamshell chassis design but is a little thicker and comes with a removable battery.

Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: Horizontal viewing angles are better with colors staying accurate at extremely wide viewing angles with just a little bit of color wash out. It is more a second machine, maybe for travelling with, and only then if you can cope with the small keyboard and non-familiar operating system. Asus hits nearly all the marks in the HA, the latest version of its iconic Eee PC, highlighted by a 6-plus hour battery. The Synaptics control panel in Windows also allows you to customize these gestures as well.

Techradar Asus can personally take credit for the explosion of netbooks a few years back, as its original Eee PC kicked off the trend of smaller, lighter portables. Inside HW Some may end up disappointed by the novelties brought upon us by Pine Trail, mainly because the advancement is the least where many would like – on the performance field. Quality journalism is made possible by advertising.


We got a reading of 10 hours 13 minutes while normal browsing, which is very very good.

Combining low but not the lowest prices with great battery life and good overall design, the series has become the netbook reference design for the entire industry. Single Review, online available, Long, Date: And when it comes to ivdeo, Pine Trail or not, you can’t really ask for much more.

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Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: If we were to buy a netbook today, the HA would be our grapbics. We show the least amount of ads whenever possible. Intel’s new Atom N processor now contains the memory controller and the graphic engine Intel GMAwhich allegedly consumes even less electricity.

PC Mag In general, those who buy netbooks know their limitations, especially when it comes to high definition playback. Netbooks im Test Source: For what it’s worth, white netbooks don’t have as much of a problem with showing smudges.