Acer Launches Colorful Line of Affordable Netbooks

  • Computer manufacturer Acer announced the launch of its Aspire One Happy 2 netbook line.
  • The new netbooks feature 10.1-inch displays, Intel Atom N570 processors, and battery lives of up to eight hours.
  • Less than one inch thick, they also come in four colorful cases (Banana Cream, Blueberry Shake, Papaya Milk, Strawberry Yogurt).
  • Additional features include 1GB DDR3 RAM, 250GB hard drive, Wi-Fi and Ethernet networking, and a VGA webcam for video chat.
  • Price point may help make the line a viable alternative to tablets; the Acer netbooks are currently available starting at $270.