The Good Speedy Netbook-size system; good battery life.
The Bad Oddly shaped touch pad; priced out of the Netbook market.
The Bottom Line Acer's auto-branded Ferrari One FO200 may look like an 11-inch Netbook, but it sports a dual-core AMD CPU and a mainstream laptop price to match.
|Acer Ferrari One FO200-1799 (Athlon 64 X2 L310 1.2GHz||Acer Aspire One 722||Sony Vaio VPC-YB35KX/B||Acer Aspire One D260-23797||Sony Vaio VPC-YB15KX/S|
|Price||$600 MSRP||$600 MSRP||$600 MSRP||$600 MSRP||$600 MSRP|
Acer Ferrari One FO200-1799 (Athlon 64 X2 L310 1.2GHz
Outside branding on laptops is relatively rare, with occasional appearances by World of Warcraft or MLB baseball teams turning up in paint jobs, but little in the way of overall product design. A rare exception can be found in the race-car-themed laptops put out by Asus (Lamborghini) and Acer (Ferrari).
These product lines were typically slightly jazzed-up versions of standard laptops, but with inflated price tags and occasionally, branded accessories such as mousepads and cases.
The new Ferrari One from Acer follows this trend, taking a basic 11-inch Netbook shell and decking it out in official Ferrari red, with the automaker's iconic horse logo. The internal components have also gotten an upgrade, with a dual-core AMD processor and 4GB of RAM giving us a lot more horsepower than a typical Atom-powered Netbook.
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