What do you call an 11-inch laptop with a faster-than-Atom processor that still feels like a Netbook at heart? We ponder Acer's ultraportable new Aspire One.
Acer's budget-priced 11-incher's bigger and better than your average Netbook, but not quite as good as more premium alternatives. Its ample hard drive space and video-streaming finesse could make the difference for back-to-schoolers.
We pick the ultraportable highlights of this year from HP, Samsung, Apple, and others.
The Acer Aspire One 722-BZ608 is a budget-priced 11-inch laptop that's more powerful than a Netbook, but not as fast as some higher-priced 11-inch alternatives. Better options are out there for a little more money.
From under $500 to more than $1,500, we've picked our favorite back-to-school laptops for 2011.