HiVision $100 Netbook Unboxed, Evaluated and Pictured


The Asus Eee Hacks site is featuring unboxing photos of the HiVision netbook which they are currently evaluating.  In terms of specs and features, there seems to be nothing special about this 7-inch netbook. In fact, it might be bordering a bit on the low-end side of netbook standards. But hey, what do you expect from a netbook priced as low as $100? And that’s what the HiVision netbook special.

For a sub-$100 netbook such as the HiVision PW700B you’ll get the following specs:

  • CPU: 360MHz Ingenic JZ4740 32-bit processor
  • Display: 7 inch, 800 x 480 pixels
  • Storage: 2GB flash memory
  • RAM: 128MB SDRAM 133MHz
  • I/O: 2 USB 1.1 ports, SD/MMC card slot
  • Connectivity: 10/100MB Ethernet, 802.11b/g WiFi
  • Operating System: Linux distribution based on Linux kernel
  • Battery: 3000mAh, 3 hours
  • Weight: 1.4 pounds / 650 grams
  • Dimensions: 8.5″ x 5.7″ / 21.5 x 14.4cm
  • 80 keys keyboard

And look how many applications it can run:

PDF Viewer, Ebook reader, File Explorer, GQView (Image Gallery), Abi-Word, Gnumeric (Spreadsheet), Sylpheed 2.4.1 (Email), Pidgin (IM Chat), rgbPaint 0.8.7 (Paint), Recorder, Internet Browser, Text Writer, Super Nintendo Emulator, Wireless Lan, and PPP Dialer (Mobile Connection)

Interested? Head over to the Asus Eee Hacks site to find out how you can get one of these netbooks.

via Liliputing

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