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ASUS Eee PC 901 Netbook @ maplin £229.99
ASUS Eee PC 901 Netbook @ maplin £229.99

ASUS Eee PC 901 Netbook @ maplin £229.99

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Its the XP model so only the 12gb SSD, but ive had mine since they came out, and its still the smallest 8.9" screened netbook about, also a 6celled battery, so great life.

free delivery too

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cold. can get a nc10 for not much more.

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ALICOM007;5611259

cold. can get a nc10 for not much more.



So come on then link to help others, oh and it costs more:roll: as you said, bet its bigger in size too:whistling: as its a 10" screen netbook

fil;5611308

So come on then link to help others, oh and it costs more:roll: as you … So come on then link to help others, oh and it costs more:roll: as you said, bet its bigger in size too:whistling: as its a 10" screen netbook



that netbook is pretty old and all these Aspire one deals makes this one not so good.

Original Poster

ALICOM007;5611330

that netbook is pretty old and all these Aspire one deals makes this one … that netbook is pretty old and all these Aspire one deals makes this one not so good.




yeps its a bit old now, but got all the specs of the newer stuff still, unless ive missed something?

and hold on a min 1st you were on about samsungs and Aspires?

find a 901 cheeper?

Banned

cold deal, get acer a1

fil;5611347

yeps its a bit old now, but got all the specs of the newer stuff still, … yeps its a bit old now, but got all the specs of the newer stuff still, unless ive missed something?and hold on a min 1st you were on about samsungs and Aspires?find a 901 cheeper?



I think the point that is being made is that there is better kit out their. The Aspires are much better the the 901's and are frequently found for £80 less. Ok the 901 has a better battery and comes with XP but has a lot less storage - 12Gb v 120Gb. I also happen to think the Aspires build quality is better the the 901's. I think Tescos are doing a Lenovo with XP for £199 so is better value then this. At the end of the day its about personal preferences but I think this ones going to be a bit chilly.

[QUOTE=ALICOM007;5611259]cold. can get a nc10 for not much more.[/QUOTE
Where? I am going to get one next week

mrfun1981;5611614

Can actually got a nc10 for less but its from a site's iv never heard of … Can actually got a nc10 for less but its from a site's iv never heard of before, so takes chances if you want tohttp://www.goodsinbox.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=899 £207http://www.goodsinbox.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=901 £194http://protechstore.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=2950 £212



i wouldnt buy from those sites they look dodgy.


what i meant but the nc10 is if you are spending £230 you could easily get a used nc10 for the same price or a new one for £50 more.

the acer aspire one is £80 cheaper and a much better netbook.

i can go on about what a bad deal this is but you probably already know this by looking at the temp.

ALICOM007;5611651

i wouldnt buy from those sites they look dodgy. what i meant but the nc10 … i wouldnt buy from those sites they look dodgy. what i meant but the nc10 is if you are spending £230 you could easily get a used nc10 for the same price or a new one for £50 more. the acer aspire one is £80 cheaper and a much better netbook.i can go on about what a bad deal this is but you probably already know this by looking at the temp.


What makes you think they are dodgy??
Looks a fab price
Pete

Isnt £197 a brill price for a NC10?

stay clear of the goodsinbox site, just take a look at where it's registered - domaincheck.co.uk/sea…eck

peterdarlison;5612043

What makes you think they are dodgy??Looks a fab price Pete



Would you buy from a Chinese (no offence to the Chinese) firm you've never dealt with with only an email address as a contact. And if legit how much duty will you have to pay.

I only checked the goodsinbox one - and would not buy from there.

Here are the reasons....

1. The English is sufficiently poor in places, to not be from a native speaker.

2. It seems to be an off the shelf website, that they have added prices to - but not filled in all the required details. The site still has a page listing...

NewsThis store is for demo purpose only. No order will be proceed.



goodsinbox.com/ind…d=3

3. There is no UK contact telephone number listed, or any number even.

4. There is no contact address listed - so it could be anywhere.

5 Given the two above if you sent money to them and nothing arrived - who would you shout at?

6. The site is registered in China.

Registrant:zhongxioubin [email protected] Registrant:zhongxioubin [email protected] [email protected]ijin,guangdong,CHINA 100001



7. The domain was only registered two weeks ago.

Domain Name:goodsinbox.comRecord last updated at 2009-06-15 … Domain Name:goodsinbox.comRecord last updated at 2009-06-15 23:01:38Record created on 2009/6/15Record expired on 2010/6/15



8. Strangely for a business appearing to carry many thousands of items they only had the money to register their domain for a year. So could it be even they don't expect it to be there next year?

9. The prices are lower than anyone else, and they fail to say if they would be sent from the UK, or if tax would be due. But why bother if there is no need to really offer customer services.

10. Searching on the telephone number used in registering the site "+86.0106443599" - returns many scam warnings, and registrations of other similarly named sites. Here is one from another forum where I am a member, and so obviously value its content...

So will anyone buy from there now?

Heat and rep from me. This is a good price for the 901 XP - and yes it has a smaller harddrive but it's a solid-state one which some people prefer. All other specs are competitive with newer models so I don't see that when it was released is relevant.

ibiza;5612480

2. It seems to be an off the shelf website, that they have added prices … 2. It seems to be an off the shelf website, that they have added prices to - but not filled in all the required details. The site still has a page listing...http://www.goodsinbox.com/index.php?main_page=page&id=3So will anyone buy from there now?



And amazingly they seem to have 100 of everything in stock!

garbage456;5611313

wasnt this £149 the other day at ebuyer



It has definitely been £180 in the past so this isn't a great price.

ALICOM007;5611330

that netbook is pretty old and all these Aspire one deals makes this one … that netbook is pretty old and all these Aspire one deals makes this one not so good.



Actually this is around the same age, however as the hardware hasn't advanced so what?

midiman;5611451

I think the point that is being made is that there is better kit out … I think the point that is being made is that there is better kit out their. The Aspires are much better the the 901's and are frequently found for £80 less. Ok the 901 has a better battery and comes with XP but has a lot less storage - 12Gb v 120Gb. I also happen to think the Aspires build quality is better the the 901's. I think Tescos are doing a Lenovo with XP for £199 so is better value then this. At the end of the day its about personal preferences but I think this ones going to be a bit chilly.



6 hours battery life, solid state drive, proper 9" screen and chassis, matt screen, fairly light weight, pretty good speakers. This offers a lot more than most netbooks and if this had been a decent price for the machine it would have been a hot deal.
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