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Which Would Be Better To Use????

I want to buy a netbook to use as a MP3 player only and was wondering which of the 2 listed below would be better,which has the longer battery life and how long does each one take to charge the battery????
Acer LU.S680B.492-Aspire One D250-1958
Dell Mini 10v 10 XP 1.66GHz N280 160GB BLACK

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I don't have those models.

But many disdain the sound quality of all net/lapbooks. But if we get past that, look at the number of hours that you read in reviews.

Here I can plug in external speakers for good enough play. The Acer we have is a prior model and it's ok for me. I do like the idea of the larger hard drive and we did get an emachine from wal mart with the 250gb drive and Windows 7 which we wanted too.

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Thanks for the reply!!!!

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About how long will the battery last if I only use this to play and store MP3's????
Also, how long does it take for the battery to recharge????

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Such items are highly variable.

Some can't accept that time on battery power is from 2 to 6 hours depending on use. What I've done is read reviews then take the times they note to use the high and low numbers and take the average. That's been very close to what I get on my machine that I read about in the reviews.


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External Hard Drive Issue????

I have an external Seagate Free Agent hard drive.
Is there going to be a problem using this with a Acer or Dell
netbook since their computer processor is slower?

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I own

A Seagate Free agent 1.5TB USB hard drive. It's powered by the wall adapter and works fine on both the netbooks the office supplied. I see no reason why the model you noted would have any trouble.

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Thanks Again!!!!

Thanks so much for your replies!!!!
It's Greatly appreciated!!!!

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Acer Netbooks are the best.

I would suggest you to go for Acer Aspire one. I blindly believe on the Acer Netbooks as Acer received a 7.5 rating from PC Magazine overall survey (linked), a 7.8 rating in reliability and 15% of their output needed repair (lowest in it's class). Acer Laptop was ranked as the world's No. 4 branded PC vendor. I have bought a acer laptop from acnt in california and I am highly satisfied with that.You can get more information on acer laptops and netbooks from various search engine sites also.

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That's what I got!!!!
I got it hooked up so that I can my Bose Music System by itself, with my
desk top computer or my Acer Netbook.
The Bose is AWESOME to us for computer speakers!!!!

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