|Screen Size||10.1 inches|
|Max Screen Resolution||1024x600 pixels|
|Processor||1.86 GHz Atom N2800|
|RAM||1 GB DDR3|
|Hard Drive||320 GB|
|Graphics Coprocessor||Intel UMA|
|Number of USB 2.0 Ports||2|
|Number of USB 3.0 Ports||1|
|Average Battery Life (in hours)||10.5 hours|
ASUS 1025CE-MU17-PR 10.1-Inch Netbook (Metallic Purple)
We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock.
- Intel Atom_N2800 Processor 1.86GHz
- 1 GB SO-DIMM RAM
- 320GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
- 10.1-Inch Screen, Intel UMA
- Windows 7 Starter 32-bit
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- No memory access bay. You need to tear it apart to upgrade the ram
- Base product under-spec'd at 1 gig of RAM
- Takes some extra cash, physical effort, and warranty voiding to upgrade into a phenomenal mobile device
+- Keyboard a little "soft", kinda wished key's had more "click"
+- Sorta wished physical mouse positions were on the left and right side of trackpad ala the original hp mini's.
+- 2 Finger scroll for track pad not very effective. 1 Finger scroll would've been better.
+ Intel N2800 supports up to 4gigs of ram (need to upgrade windows to take advantage of this)
+ Very responsive machine even in default configuration.
+ HD upgrade to SSD relatively simple after opening chassis
+ Runs 720p vids smoothly. 1080p varies, but mostly good. Supposedly will be 100% smooth once intel gets around to updating drivers.
+ HDMI Output
+ USB 3.0 + USB Charger (very handy as a backup phone charger)
+ Amazing battery life (8 hours+ average)
Would've rated it a perfect if it kept the same price but was easier to upgrade or if it was a little more expensive but with all the upgrades as a default option.
Update #1: If you install a SSD and discover that your netbook randomly freezes because the SSD falls asleep and isn't recognized when it wakes up....try uninstalling the intel rapid storage driver...seems to have worked for me.
ninja edit: bumped review up to 4 stars because it isn't a bad machine by any stretch in its default configuration. It just tickles a funny bone in most techies that a modern windows computer would come stock with 1 gig of ram without a way to easily upgrade.
This is an excellent value for the price. I've loaded it with Office Professional, Quicken Premier, Acrobat Standard and a host of other software to make it a very capable and highly mobile business computer. The line Asus has replaced the Eee netbooks with is over twice the price of which you can currently buy 1025CE returns at Amazon.
Amazon is getting the returns due to the 1GB RAM module, the upgrade of which requires limited disassembly of the netbook. Just follow the Italian movie on YouTube to install the 4GB RAM module. WITHOUT THE 4GB RAM UPGRADE, I would not recommend purchasing the 1025CE.
RAM Upgrade Youtube video aacwJduU9qQ
4GB Kingston ValueRam KVR1333D3S9/4G, Amazon item B002XN3OL4
If you need an inexpensive mobile laptop, this one is at the head of the value pack, even if 64bit drivers are never released for the GMA 3650. The Windows Experience Index is 3.4 broken down as follows:
Memory (RAM): 5.3 (with 4GB RAM)
Gaming graphics: 3.4
Primary hard disk: 5.9
Before buying this, you should know the limitations of a netbook. It's not blazing fast and it can't run a lot of programs at once. You should also know that although this isn't a cheap netbook, the quality and build of netbooks are very economical. If your expectations are somewhat utility and spartan, you won't be disappointed.
* I really like the trackpad. It's not the type that you would expect, it is a hard plastic surface that blends in with the rest of the body. It doesn't bend or depress, so you don't have to worry about it being difficult to clean or breaking.
* Connectivity like a HDMI and VGA port, including THREE USB ports - that's more than some of the full-size laptops out there. The USB 3.0 port - transferring large files on the go is much faster.
* The body isn't easy to smudge and doesn't pick up fingerprints easily.
* Built-in webcam with privacy filter and zoom function.
* The battery. I use this primarily for work and with a couple of Microsoft Office programs running, this computer can last about 6 hours if you are trying hard to conserve your battery (have the screen brightness at the lowest setting with WiFi off).
* Matte screen if that makes a difference for you.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It's small and lite. What I dislike is that the Microsoft package didn't come as part of the compu as I'd thought was advertised. You have to $ the $100 package separately. Read morePublished on September 18, 2013 by Tamiko D. Fung
I wasn't sure at first if I would like this. I was toying with getting a nook, or ipad instead. I'm so glad that I got this instead. It is great and so fast. Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by Jane Yi
I was expecting a little bit faster performance. Even for the simple tasks it's too slow.
But the battery is amazing and last for over 8 hours and it's very light and easy to... Read more
I was excited to get this thing in. Using IE or even navigating around Windows was excruciatingly slow. I was unable to run programs that I should have had no problems with. Read morePublished on September 5, 2012 by Anvilhead
Can't believe it was rated so well. my boss's netbook (acer) is 2 years old and faster. why can't it load 2 web pages simultaneously. Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by p addison
I am happy with my new laptop. It will suit my needs as I am not high tech. It is fast and has room for additional programing. Most of all it comes in my favorite colour PURPLE.Published on July 22, 2012 by P. Ramotar
This netbook uses the Intel Cedar Trail chipset, which is (unlike other Intel graphics chips) outsourced to an open-source-unfriendly manufacturer, PowerVR, who reluctantly... Read morePublished on June 30, 2012 by Michael F. Lamb
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