Will the production of next-generation low-priced laptops finally start?

It is a low-priced notebook computer called "netbook" such as ASUS's "EeePC" series, Acer's "Aspire One", DELL's "Inspiron Mini 9", but finally its next generation model will be started production Was revealed.

It may be good news for users who have gotten tired of uniform specifications such as Intel's Atom N270 processor (1.6 GHz), 1 GB memory, and 8.9 inch 1024 × 600 display.

Details are as follows.
Quanta cuts quotes to gain next-generation Acer netbook orders

According to this article, Quanta Computer, which is a major enterprise engaged in contract manufacturing (EMS) of electronic equipment and is contract manufacturing of Acer's "Aspire One", continues to produce the next generation model of "Aspire One" from Acer It seems that it became clear that it entrusted it.

Acer thought about consigning production to other EMS major companies such as Compal Electronics and Wistron, but because Quanta Computer lowered the cost of commissioned production, for 70% of the planned production number, He said he may have decided to renew his contract.

Although it is the next generation 'Aspire One' you are interested in, Acer seems to be planning to be released in the first half of 2009.

ASUS'sA low price desktop computer against EeeBox should be equipped with a CPU other than Intel 's Atom processorAlthough Acer suggests, what kind of model will be the next generation "Aspire One"? The other day AMDThe Atom counter-CPU which made it clear that it will be announced in the beginning of next yearWhether it is adopted or not is also worrisome.

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