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Asus eee pc 1000

Asus Eee PC 1000

Recommended for: People looking for usability close to that of a full-size laptop

Not recommended for: Anyone looking for all-out portability

Here's the big one, in two senses of the word. Not only is Asus the best-known name in the netbook world, with a bewildering range of models on the market, this particular Eee 1000 is also the biggest machines available.

It's almost approaching a regular laptop in size terms, and it's pretty heavy at just under 1.3kg too. So that's the most important thing to consider: if maximum portability is what you're seeking in a netbook, the Eee 1000 isn't for you – have a look at our reviews of the Toshiba NB100-11R and the Dell Mini 9

Read: full Asus Eee PC 1000 review (Linux)