Asus Eee PC Lamborghini VX6 review

The most stylish and impressive netbook we've seen, and the most expensive

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Asus eee pc lamborghini vx6

The Asus Eee PC Lamborghini VX6 is the netbook evolved. Featuring a slick chassis inspired by the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 roadster, this is one of the most stylish mini machines we've seen. Add in an impressive specification and this should – on paper at least – be the best netbook of the year. But is it worth that hefty price tag?

We liked

The Eee PC VX6's chassis is incredibly well put together, as solid as it is stylish. The excellent build quality also extends to the keyboard and touchpad, which are responsive and highly usable.

Performance is nothing special, but the Nvidia Ion graphics mean you can happily watch HD video, edit your home movies and play basic games – quite a feat for a humble netbook.

We enjoyed the Eee PC VX6's 12.1-inch screen, which is pleasingly sharp and reasonably vibrant. Other features also impressed, including the HDMI port for hooking up to external displays and the two USB 3.0 ports.

The Bang & Olufsen speakers are actually decent too, although dedicated audiophiles will need to plug in headphones to get the most from their music.

We disliked

Although the chassis is undoubtedly solid, it's also a little weighty and bulky compared to slimmer models such as the Packard Bell Dot S. Despite this, the Eee PC VX6 still slips with ease into any reasonably sized bag.

Although 313 minutes of battery power will keep you going through lengthy journeys, it's beaten by most modern netbooks. The Acer Aspire One D260, for instance, survived almost four hours longer.

The price tag is also a little steep, although if you want a netbook packed with style and features, we feel it's just about worth the extra spend.


Easily the best-looking and most graphically powerful netbook we've seen in the last year, and indeed since Asus conceived the first ever Eee PC. We'd happily take an Eee PC VX6 on the road with us any time, although that price tag might put off many potential buyers.


Tech Specs

Product TypeNetbook
Green CompliantYes
Hard Drive Capacity500 GB
Processor ManufacturerIntel
Graphics Controller ManufacturerNVIDIA, Intel
Graphics Controller ModelION, HD Graphics
Wireless LANYes
Optical Drive TypeNo
Graphics Memory AccessibilityDedicated, Shared
Finger Print ReaderNo
Backlight TechnologyLED
Product FamilyEee PC Lamborghini VX6
Operating System Architecture32-bit
Processor ModelD525
Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium
Brand NameAsus
Processor Speed1.80 GHz
Processor TypeAtom
Screen Size30.7 cm (12.1")
Number of Cells6-cell
Screen Resolution1366 x 768
Standard Memory2 GB
Weight (Approximate)1.50 kg
Cache1 MB
Processor CoreDual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS
64-bit ProcessingYes
Chipset ManufacturerIntel
Chipset ModelNM10 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots1
Graphics Memory CapacityUp to 512 MB
Display Screen TypeActive Matrix TFT Colour LCD
WWAN SupportedNo
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 3.0
Ethernet TechnologyFast Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports3
Height33 mm
Width297 mm
Depth204 mm
Screen ModeWXGA
Memory TechnologyDDR3 SDRAM
Product SeriesLamborghini VX6
ManufacturerASUS Computer International
Product ModelVX6-WIH101M
Product NameEee PC Lamborghini VX6-WIH101M Netbook
Pointing Device TypeTouchPad
Product LineEee PC
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVX6-WIH101M
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing InformationDriven by Style, Wrapped in Prestige

Inspired by the Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 roadster, the ASUS-AUTOMOBILI Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 epitomizes elegance and power fused in perfect harmony. Clad in either shiny piano black or pearlescent white, this notebook PC contrasts and combines delicate refinement and style with sheer powerhouse performance.

It spoils users with a responsive chiclet keyboard and glossy touchpad, reacting to every movement and gesture with the comfort of carefully engineered ergonomics and soft, tactile palm rests.

Maximum Memory4 GB
Battery ChemistryLithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Eee PC Lamborghini VX6-WIH101M Netbook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter