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Elegant, fingerprint-free lid ; Sleek, lightweight design Asus 1005PR Loud speakers ; Friction-free touchpad The Cons Noisy keyboard with too much Asus 1005PR ; Mediocre graphics performance for streamed video ; Outperformed by less expensive netbooks Verdict This Broadcom-enhanced netbook offers long battery life and an HD screen, but its keyboard falls flat. Review Just as there are many paths up the mountain, there's more than one way to build a multimedia-friendly netbook. Nvidia's Ion changed how consumers looked at netbooks last year.

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Unfortunately, a medicore keyboard nearly spoils the fun. Available Asus 1005PR four colors--black, white, pink and dark blue--this This adds a touch of style to an already elegant design, making the PR fashionable without being loud. To go along with its sleek look, the PR is also lighter than the average netbook, weighing just 2. The inside of the system is glossy black, and the deck picked up its share of fingerprints.


Heat ASUS continues to deliver netbooks that keep their cool. While using the PR we never noticed any uncomfortable heat, even after hours of usage. Even the area where we expect to find a hotspot--the netbook's vent Asus 1005PR the left side--notched only 95 degrees. Keyboard and Touchpad The PR's keyboard has the same island-style layout found on earlier Seashell models. Though the keys offer decent tactile feedback and allowed us to reach our normal typing speed right away, there was noticeable flex when we typed.

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Typing was also noisy, which was a distraction. Most of the keys are well-sized and in the right place with the exception of the right Asus 1005PR key, which is shrunken and not directly below the Enter key. Other than that, we found the other keys easy to use, even when executing keyboard shortcuts. The 2. Unlike some netbooks, the pad exhibited very little friction, and navigating the desktop didn't require much backtracking. As with other Eee PCs, the touchpad also supports multitouch gestures; using two fingers to pinch and zoom in on a web page in Google Chrome was easy, and images quickly rendered in their new size.

Unlike some netbooks we've used, this implementation was comfortable for making selections. However, we still prefer the Toshiba mini NB's larger touchpad and dedicated right and left buttons. Display and Audio The glossy Unfortunately, this resolution on a inch screen meant we ended up squinting quite a bit and had to use the pinch-and-zoom gesture on the touchpad for most websites we visited. The display has other virtues, though. Colors were bright and blacks deep. Plus, horizontal viewing angles were good. To get the best picture we had to tilt the screen back about 30 degrees. When the display is at a right angle the image washes out.

HD video stored on the hard drive played smoothly but betrayed some pixelation, especially in Asus 1005PR between dark and light scenes in the p trailer for The Discoverers. While streaming an episode of House on Hulu we noticed even more pixelated colors and playback issues.

The speakers, located at Asus 1005PR bottom front edge of the PR, allowed us to hear songs loud and clear from across the room. Slash and Fergie's "Beautiful Dangerous" came through powerfully with little to no distortion. Kanye West's "Stronger" was on the tinny side, but the speakers sounded better than most netbooks'. On the right are a memory card reader, an Ethernet port, two USB ports, and headphone and microphone jacks.

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Asus 1005PR Above the display, a 1. Once we adjusted brightness, contrast, and a few other advanced settings, the camera picked up accurate skin tones and clothing colors. A friend saw little motion blur when we waved quickly and made out details on our face. The Eee PC™ PR's elegant seashell design is matched by its performance. It features the new power-saving Intel® Atom™ N CPU, which works in.


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