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Asus EeePC 1005HA Seashell 10" Netbook (Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Windows XP, up to 8.5 Hours Battery Life, Black) - £244.97 delivered @ Amazon!
Asus EeePC 1005HA Seashell 10"  Netbook (Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Windows XP, up to 8.5 Hours Battery Life, Black) - £244.97  delivered @ Amazon!

Asus EeePC 1005HA Seashell 10" Netbook (Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 160GB HDD, Windows XP, up to 8.5 Hours Battery Life, Black) - £244.97 delivered @ Amazon!

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A mere 1 inch slim and 1.27 kg light, the uber-stylish Eee PC 1005HA Seashell is ultra portable and easy to use. The Eee PC 1005HA is so light and compact, you can take it anywhere with you. Dressed in a sparkling pearlescent "shell" casing that gives it a captivating sheen, the Eee PC 1005HA Seashell is beautiful inside and out.

The Eee PC 1005HA offers great user comfort and convenience with its 92% scaled keyboard, multi-touch touchpad and instant key (for quick access to Wi-Fi and the touchpad lock). Furthermore, its 10 inch LED-backlit display in its compact chassis will allow you to work or travel in absolute comfort for hours on end. Its generous and convenient 170GB ASUS Hybrid Storage will enable you to store, share and access your important data anytime, anywhere.

* Elegant seashell inspired design
* Ergonomic keyboard for unsurpassed comfort
* Massive storage space
* Multi-touch pad - easily zoom in/out
* Ergonomic keyboard for unsurpassed comfort

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Box Contains
eeePC 1005
Battery
Battery notice
AC Adapter
Power Cord
User Manual
Support DVD
Warranty Card

The N280 model gives the following extras...

N280 processor slightly faster clock speed and bus speed. 10.5 hours claimed battery life (versus 8.5 hours for this). Bluetooth. 1.3mp webcam (as opposed to 0.3 on this model). It also comes with a slip case. Only downside is the N280 has a glossy screen and I believe this one has a matt finish. Well worth the extra £48 IMO.

Cheaper at Staples

£225.81


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You can even get a student pack free ..

Well you really did mush his deal up... poor guy prob spent ages gettin that ad on!

it's more expensive at Staples when you include VAT

Nuff Said;6497653

Cheaper at Staples £225.81 … Cheaper at Staples £225.81 ]http://www.staples.co.uk/technology/pcs-and-laptops/laptops-other-brands/asus-eeepc-1005ha-seashell-black-netbookYou can even get a student pack free ..



The Staples price is sans vat

Nuff Said;6497653

Cheaper at Staples £225.81 … Cheaper at Staples £225.81 http://www.staples.co.uk/technology/pcs-and-laptops/laptops-other-brands/asus-eeepc-1005ha-seashell-black-netbookYou can even get a student pack free ..

+VAT.

Inc VAT = £259.68.

My bad

Should have followed it through to checkout


I shall add some heat for that

anewman;6496311

The N280 model gives the following extras...N280 processor slightly … The N280 model gives the following extras...N280 processor slightly faster clock speed and bus speed. 10.5 hours claimed battery life (versus 8.5 hours for this). Bluetooth. 1.3mp webcam (as opposed to 0.3 on this model). It also comes with a slip case. Only downside is the N280 has a glossy screen and I believe this one has a matt finish. Well worth the extra £48 IMO.



I agree totally as im looking to buy the N280 version, and i have found it for £279.97 at laptopsdirect.co.uk/ASU…376 (I don't know what laptopsdirect are like for orders, would be interested to hear from someone who has experience with them :thumbsup: )

this is a hot deal.

I got this one when someone posted this deal from pcworld it was £270 at the time
at this price this is well worth the money.

I've been using it for a while and it is very good for when on the move
the battery life is exactly what it says on the tin

Looks hot to me.

whats the pro's and cons between this and the Nc10

winifer;6497818

I agree totally as im looking to buy the N280 version, and i have found … I agree totally as im looking to buy the N280 version, and i have found it for £279.97 at http://www.laptopsdirect.co.uk/ASUS_EeePc_1005HA_SeaShell_in_Black_1005HA-BLK068X/version.asp?PID=1376 (I don't know what laptopsdirect are like for orders, would be interested to hear from someone who has experience with them :thumbsup: )


Looks a good price, and white is same price...
But these reviews make me concerned what will happen if something goes wrong

reviewcentre.com/rev…tml
ciao.co.uk/www…184
itreviews.co.uk/dis…515

Think I'd rather pay the extra £12 and get it from Amazon who I have found to be good with returns in the past. Also I'm not sure whether to hold off for Windows 7 to see how much they are with win7 pre-installed or if there's a price crash on the old XP ones.

I have N280 Asus EeePC 1005HA Seashell 10-inch Netbook

It is fantastic... 280 has better battery life not sure on other details..

Comes out top in many reviews for 10" netbooks.

Its a good price, but I would hold out for 2-3 weeks until win7 is released as the next gen netbooks are also being released around this date, so these should go cheaper.

shareef;6499180

Its a good price, but I would hold out for 2-3 weeks until win7 is … Its a good price, but I would hold out for 2-3 weeks until win7 is released as the next gen netbooks are also being released around this date, so these should go cheaper.


Or will people be willing to pay more for one with Windows 7?! We've already seen what happened with the ion chipset, they just asked more for the one with ion and the rest stayed the same price.

My friend had an ASUS once. It blew up in his face...

good price, heat added. Still prefer my Acer Aspire one though

i bought this from amazon last week for 265 i think. amazon refund the difference dont they or am i dreaming?

anewman;6499207

Or will people be willing to pay more for one with Windows 7?! We've … Or will people be willing to pay more for one with Windows 7?! We've already seen what happened with the ion chipset, they just asked more for the one with ion and the rest stayed the same price.



There have only been a few ion's released though. When the ions take over after win7, these ones should drop as they are older models.

5aq1b;6499549

i bought this from amazon last week for 265 i think. amazon refund the … i bought this from amazon last week for 265 i think. amazon refund the difference dont they or am i dreaming?



I think they stopped that, but i could be wrong.

5aq1b;6499549

i bought this from amazon last week for 265 i think. amazon refund the … i bought this from amazon last week for 265 i think. amazon refund the difference dont they or am i dreaming?



The stopped that price-drop-refund policy ages ago now. However, It doesn't stop you from emailing them to have a slight moan though. You never know, they might still give you the difference

cheers guys

Isn't this better?
hotukdeals.com/ite…ne/

It has the slightly faster N280 processor for a lower price

I'd definitely wait for the N280 chipset version if you really want this one. Had great ratings and you DO want the extra features.

Have recommended this to a few people and none disappointed so far. You'd have to reckon that this will drop in price a bit soon.

Codify;6500191

Isn't this … Isn't this better?http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/495172/acer-aspire-one-d150-1bw-10-inch-ne/It has the slightly faster N280 processor for a lower price



I wondered this. Why is this one getting more heat when it seem lower spec and more expensive?

R.

rheumatoid;6501016

I wondered this. Why is this one getting more heat when it seem lower … I wondered this. Why is this one getting more heat when it seem lower spec and more expensive?R.



Ah, turns out the Aspire One has pretty crappy battery life and the screen is also a bit pants. The extra 0.06Ghz the N280 give you doesn't really compensate. The 1005HA is the better computer.

Also, remember to pick up your great value extended warranty at the same time, folks! :whistling:

http://i33.tinypic.com/2mw8kms.png

:roll:

been looking for a netbook for a while and gutted I missed the Dell deal but the increased performance of ION looks like I might wait:

laptopmag.com/rev…e=1

Should be able to pick up something for not much more than this Asus with Win 7 shortly after Xmas :santa:

- fingers crossed.

kruger98;6499295

My friend had an ASUS once. It blew up in his face...


Unofficial battery maybe? (Stories involving explosions usually involve unofficial cheap and nasty batteries from China).

Did he get any compo off Asus (where there's a blame there's a claim and all that).

rheumatoid;6501254

been looking for a netbook for a while and gutted I missed the Dell deal … been looking for a netbook for a while and gutted I missed the Dell deal but the increased performance of ION looks like I might wait:http://www.laptopmag.com/review/laptop/hp-mini-311.aspx?page=1Should be able to pick up something for not much more than this Asus with Win 7 shortly after Xmas :santa:- fingers crossed.



The only currently available ION-based netbook, the ]Samsung N510, is a shockingly high £450. It doesn't have anything fancy, still has the standard N280 Atom processor, 1gig RAM and 160GB HDD. Spending an extra £200 just for the graphics seems a bit OTT

Codify;6504691

The only currently available ION-based netbook, the ]Samsung N510, is a … The only currently available ION-based netbook, the ]Samsung N510, is a shockingly high £450. It doesn't have anything fancy, still has the standard N280 Atom processor, 1gig RAM and 160GB HDD. Spending an extra £200 just for the graphics seems a bit OTT



True but that is now when ION is new and not Jan 2010. Decided to hang on and see whats around seeing as I don't need it urgently.

Codify;6504691

The only currently available ION-based netbook, the ]Samsung N510, is a … The only currently available ION-based netbook, the ]Samsung N510, is a shockingly high £450. It doesn't have anything fancy, still has the standard N280 Atom processor, 1gig RAM and 160GB HDD. Spending an extra £200 just for the graphics seems a bit OTT



while i wouldnt pay the extra for the n510...
it does have an 11" screen with a 1366 x 768 resolution which will make it much more useable for prolonged use.
Oh, and a quick google says you can find it for £390

Whats an Ion chipset?

Looking for a netbook to take into lectures and seminars. The OP's deal/netbook seems really good.

[FONT=Verdana]Taken a quick just now and the price has now been reduced down to £239.97p - this still includes free delivery of the netbook as well.

Cheers, Scotty Boy! :thumbsup:
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Windows 7 is imminent and the reason the price has gone down. Wait and it will no doubt drop more. The higher spec N280 model in white has dropped in price by £24.03 in the last few days.

anewman;6529322

Windows 7 is imminent and the reason the price has gone down. Wait and it … Windows 7 is imminent and the reason the price has gone down. Wait and it will no doubt drop more. The higher spec N280 model in white has dropped in price by £24.03 in the last few days.



[FONT=Verdana]No probs mate, just thought it prudent to pass it on.

Cheers, Scotty Boy! :thumbsup:[/FONT]

anewman;6529322

Windows 7 is imminent and the reason the price has gone down. Wait and it … Windows 7 is imminent and the reason the price has gone down. Wait and it will no doubt drop more. The higher spec N280 model in white has dropped in price by £24.03 in the last few days.



thanks for the heads up. With regards to Window 7 - will the netbooks be priced higher, or the same(ish)?
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