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ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 reviews of ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the size and usability. The performance and portability also get good views. There are some less positive reviews about the image quality and sound, and opinions are divided on the energy efficiency.

design, portability, performance, usability, size

price, keyboard, screen, sound, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the performance and reliability. The size and design also get good feedback.

portability, design, size, reliability, performance

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC S101-BRN004X Netbook, Windows XP Home Preloaded, 1GB RAM, 16GB SSD + 16GB SD Card (Mocha Brown)ASUS Eee PC S101-BRN004X Netbook, Windows XP Home Preloaded, 1GB RAM, 16GB SSD + 16GB SD Card (Mocha Brown)

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of ASUS Eee PC S101 / S101H from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the design and price. The performance and portability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the keyboard. Some have doubts about the screen.

usability, portability, performance, price, design

screen

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Eee PC S101 10.2-Inch Netbook (1.6 GHz Intel Atom Processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Solid State Drive, 30 GB Eee Storage, XP Home) UV Painting BrownASUS Eee PC S101 10.2-Inch Netbook (1.6 GHz Intel Atom Processor, 1 GB RAM, 16 GB Solid State Drive, 30 GB Eee Storage, XP Home) UV Painting Brown

Mar, 2019

Recommended!

Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

Asus Eee PC S101

 

Asus gives the Eee PC brand the business class treatment with its latest incarnation, the Eee PC S101.

All told we like the S101 in the same way that we like most ultra-portables notebooks, because it's sleek, stylish and accomplished. Battery life is very good, while the keyboard, touchpad and basic feature set are also excellent, even if you don't get...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Asus Eee PC S101 review

 

And so the circle is complete. With the new S101 version of Asus' hugely popular Eee PC , what began a mere 12 months ago as an experiment in low cost, no frills computing has become what it set out to combat. It's been reinvented as a style conscious...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Stephen Patrick (pocket-lint.com)

Asus Eee PC S101 notebook

 

If you thought that the netbook, or budget mini-laptop market, had reached saturation point and that there were few surprises left then you'll be stunned by the Asus Eee PC S101. The Asus Eee PC S101 breaks away from the idea of a netbook being simply...

Great design, amazing battery life

Expensive

The Asus Eee PC S101 breaks away from the idea of a netbook being simply a cheap and cheerful PC and brings style and design to the fore. The battery life is great but it's the keyboard and screen that will ultimately win you over. Netbook purists...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : TechRadar (techradar.com)

Asus Eee PC S101 review

 

Review of the executive model in Asus' netbook range

Great battery life ; Sturdy build ; Bright screen ; Impressive usability

Not the cheapest netbook on the market

Not the cheapest netbook, but its spec and usability make it one of the best

Oct, 2008

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus EeePC S101 review

 

Asus's EeePC S101 is easily the most attractive netbook here, thanks to its slim profile and chocolate-brown, black and chrome design.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Will Head (techadvisor.co.uk)

Asus Eee PC S101 video review

 

Asus' Eee PC S101 is similar in size to the original Eee PC 701, but rather than targeting laptop buyers on a budget, it will be more attractive to those after sleek…

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus Eee PC S101

 

. And these in turn have faced competition from increasing numbers of rivals

An upgrade too far? Too much money for, essentially, the same old netbook.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Rosemary Hattersley (techadvisor.co.uk)

Asus S101 review

 

In common with the other netbooks doing the rounds, the Asus S101 is based around a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor and 1GB of RAM, and runs Windows XP Home. This processor promises low power consumption and, by extension, long battery life.

This is a strong laptop with excellent portability, great looks and some perfectly decent specifications for the £449 asking price. The Asus S101 is a good contender as a compact business laptop.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Laptops.co.uk (laptops.co.uk)

Asus Eee PC S101

 

Overall it seems that Asus have created a dazzling netbook. Its battery life may only be three and a half hours, but it comes packed with ports and all the other gizmos you'd need. It may be slightly more expensive then its predecessors but unlike its...

Stunning design

Expensive for what it is

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : James Holland (electricpig.co.uk)

Asus Eee PC S101

 

The Asus Eee PC S101 is unrecognisable from the “cheap and cheerful” look that defined its first Eee and the first generation of netbooks. With its sophisticated, golden-brown lid and subtle silver trim its definitely a step toward taking netbooks to...

Beautiful screen, and the slimmed down looks

Lack of storage. Huge price hike

The Eee PC has gone all high-end with the S101, but it's just too expensive for a netbook. Shame.

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications

The Eee PC S101 is an exquisitely designed netbook for fashion forward individuals who view style as much of a factor of success as substance. The Eee PC S101 builds upon the industry-pioneering form factor, ergonomics and features of its predecessors but boasts a wholly reforged exterior in three gorgeous colors - accentuated with delightful details such as premium Infusion finishes and crystal-adorned hinges, a successful melding of fashion and functionality that easily situates it at the pinnacle of netbook computing.

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Battery Capacity:4900
Battery life (max):4 / 4.7 / 5 / 5.4
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4
Run Time (Up To):5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium polymer

Camera

Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3

Design

Colour of product:Black / Brown / Gold / Grey
Product colour:Black / Brown / Gold / Grey
Product Type:Netbook

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.1cm
Height:2.5cm
Weight:1.07kg
Width:26.4cm

Display

Aspect Ratio:5:3
Display diagonal:25.9 / 26
Display Resolution:1024 x 600
LED Backlight: Yes

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:10.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):25.9cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 600
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:S101
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS Eee PC

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Keyboard

Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal Memory:1
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1

Miscellaneous

Colour:Dark grey

Modem

Type: None

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.0+EDR
Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Ethernet LAN:No / Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Fast Ethernet, WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.0

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Edition:Windows XP Home Edition
Family:Windows XP
Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Other features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Display:LED / TFT
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / 802.11 n / 802.11n / IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / WiFi 802.11n

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
DC-in jack: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:12
AC adapter power:36

Processor

Bus type:FSB
Clock Speed:1.6GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):10 / 12
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Number of Processing Die Transistors:47
Processing Die size:26
Processor cache:0.5 / 0.512
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Diamondville
Processor Cores:1
Processor family:Intel Atom / Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.66
Processor front side bus:533 / 667
Processor lithography:45
Processor Model:N270 / N280
Processor Number:N270
Processor operating modes:32-bit
Processor Series:Intel Atom N200 series
Processor Socket:Socket F (1207)
Processor threads:2
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):2.5
Tjunction:90
Type:Atom

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel 64: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:36331 / 41411
Processor code:SLB73 / SLGL9
Processor package size:22
Supported instruction sets:SSE2, SSE3 / SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Software

Operating system installed:Windows XP Home Edition

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MS PRO, SD / MMC, SD
Hard Drive Capacity:16 / 160
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Solid-state drive capacity:16 / 32

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Hard Drive Features:Solid State Drive
Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:16GB
Notebook Type:Netbook

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:18 / 18.1
Height :1.8 / 2 / 2.5
Height (front):1.8
Height (rear):2.5
Weight:1 / 1.06 / 1.1
Width:26 / 26.4