The included Asus carry bag and optical mouse are nice touches for first time users. Bluetooth is provided by Toshiba and also works without incident with my Sony Ericsson Ki. Basic specification is as follows:. The other system I recommended was the Samsung R20 which at less than has excellent specifications and design. It appears that 3 steps are virtually identical then a large jump to the next step. I prefer the matte look, but accept the greater contrast is nice in some conditions. Viewing angles are standard for a glossy screen, with colours quickly fading in the vertical.

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For most users the keyboard will be fine and I am probably being quite harsh in my judgement. The long battery life and silence make it the perfect choice for students looking to work in a lecture or in the library.

Out of the box boot time was around 55 seconds to the desktop, with another 5 seconds for all tray programs to be loaded. I have owned and used many laptops and not encountered one as quiet or as cool as this one. However, there was a aucio of processes on start-up over 70! After I tweaked the system by removing obvious bloatware, that time was reduced to 42s and auss respectively. It appears that 3 steps are virtually identical then a large jump to the next step. This time, I lent a hand on the replacement and decided a comparable specification to the Dell at a lower price and size would be just the ticket.


The situation is better horizontally.

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The touchpad was definitely a negative for this system to me. I am not entirely sure why having wireless off has so little effect:.

Underside of Asus A8F a8c large image. Naturally, I pruned these down to a much more respectable 30, with a commit charge of MB.

It is aimed at students and home users on a budget. The main problem with the panel in this system is the backlight control: Coming from my single core processor, being able to run a virus scan and still have a usable system is a great improvement. A flaw I would like to mention is the opening mechanism for the screen, which involves a tiny, recessed switch that requires a lot of fiddling asux actually open the lid.

Asus A8F left side view on top of Acer notebook view large image.

The vocals however are clear and would suffice for when some background music is required. Auss also uninstalled Symantec and installed AVG for virus scanning. Fortunately there are no dead pixels and I found the screen as a whole to be a step up from those on Acer laptops.

Lord of the Rings on Asus A8F screen view large image. This is most apparent on the lowest notch, which is very dim indeed versus notch 2 which is substantially brighter.


If you use memory cards frequently, this may be a problem for you. I would go as far to say that the lowest brightness is unusable in all but the darkest environments. Similar activities on AC power resulted in the fan spinning at the low setting. The system was purchased for including shipping from asuz I have no experience with tech support at this time obviously due to the short ownership time.

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sudio The screen is a glare type which is commonplace on consumer notebooks these days; you either like them or loathe them. Asus A8F top view view large image. Separate buttons and a more defined touchpad would be an improvement. No extended warranty was purchased. The integrated webcam is acceptable for use with instant messengers and the like, being of VGA quality.

Visit our network of sites: Unfortunately it is very difficult to know which button you are going to press or indeed, if you auido any button at all. The weight is very reasonable at 2.