Packard Bell Dot S

The Good Excellent battery life; Fair power by netbook standards; attractive design.

The Bad Awkward keyboard; unimpressive screen resolution; Poor construction in places.

The Bottom Line The Packard Bell Dot S gives a fair performance by netbook standards but is sadly let down by an unimpressive screen and an awkward keyboard. A powerful battery will help you keep working all day though.

Editors' Rating
7.5 Overall

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Review

Packard Bell Dot S

Netbooks are not the most powerful of computers you can carry around these days -- in fact, many smart phones pack more heat -- but they're still a clever choice for work on the go when a phone or tablet won't cut the mustard.

The Packard Bell Dot S comes equipped with a 1.66GHz dual-core Intel Atom N570 processor and 1GB of RAM.

It's available now for around £240.

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