The Acer's innovation, named Aspire One 722, has come equipped with an AMD C-60 APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) in the era when most notebooks are relying on Intel’s Atom. This has been hailed as a welcome change by the tech enthusiasts. This sole configuration technique envisages improvement in performance as compared to the Intel Atom based net books. So, let’s see how effective this new configuration is.
This masterpiece has been fabulously designed for activities like web browsing, basic productivity work and relaxing while working on the notebook with soothing music. This is for sure that AO 722 is so flawlessly designed that it has no problem in ensuring high level of performance. The notebook was given a score of 42 on the World bench-6 benchmark, for comparisons with other notebooks. This is relatively higher than most of the other reviewed notebooks scored in the same category. Apart from this, you will have to be able to spare 5-6 hours with the battery. There are many power schemes also, with which you can choose what suits you the best.
The Aspire One 722 weighs 1.46kg, which is mostly in the expected weight range amongst existing notebooks with 11.6 inch screens. It comes in a plastic finish and measures around 1-inch in thickness, much to the compatibility to tot it easily. The corners and edges of this notebook are impeccable, due to smooth-edges around the body.
The AO 722 comes with a handy adapter that looks like a mobile phone charger, which is a plus in terms of portability. Its 1.3 mega pixel webcam is centrally stationed at top of the screen to capture the image with any specific requirement. For a soothing and crystal clear noise, the speakers are located towards the left and the right side at the front base.
The final words about the Acer Aspire One 722 say that its exemplary design and configuration of hardware give much edge over the laptops that are available in the markets. But, since its performance is very good, it has overcome the market of the other notebooks in the same range that bank on Intel’s Atom Processor. One would also believe that it surely offers something extra in terms of having a 11.6 inch screen. Not only all this, the HDMI ports make it more revealing and performing. But, this is also true that its tendency to heat up and springiness in keyboards might confront one at the time of working on it. The final verdict about this machine comes out to be that it is a smart machine which not only caters the need of basic computing; it is good for music lovers also.