Handy, compact and efficient
Overall: It's the best amongst it's nearest competitors. Here goes the review-
1. V.V. high battery back up., it has a 6 cell battery.
+If I surf net (and don't listen audio or watch video), the battery lasts for approx 7 hrs.
+If I work offline (on MS office), I get a battery back up of 8 - 9 hrs.
+I could watch 2 English movies (both of 2 hrs. duration each, without headphones, with low speaker volume) and was still left with +12% of battery backup.
As claimed by ASUS regarding the 11 hrs. battery back up, that can be attainted only on standard test conditions. So better go by my practical experience as mentioned above....it still gives a tremendous battery back up as compared with any other mini laptop.
2. It has a anti glare screen. So I can work in sunlight as well. Zero relection even if it's kept beneath the tube light.
3. It delivers good wifi signal strength. I keep my router at ground floor and use this laptop at the first floor and still get a signal strength of 4 bars. My other laptop, Lenovo Mini gives me a signal strength of not more than 2 grains if kept at the first floor.
4. It's of 2 GB RAM, the one being sold on Flipkart. A lot many other sites I observed were selling the older series of 1 GB RAM which of course was Rs. 1,000/- cheaper but I would recommed to go for this one (which is of 2GB RAM)
Cons-: It doesn't have a light indicator of Caps Lock, though you get a prompt on the screen if it's switched on or off.
All in all, it's worth buying. Some users have mentioned in their reviews that at times they have experienced some jerks while watching HD 1080 p movies. I never experiened that...and those who have experienced these, I recommend you to download VLC media player (a freeware) from download.com to enjoy watching movies seamlessly, without any jerks. I have seen 6 HD movies without any jerks ever since I bought this mini laptop.
It's the best as compared to it's nearest competitors in the mini segment like that of Acer Aspire one, HP mini and Lenovo Mini series. Price is too a bit low than it's nearest competitior Acer AOD 270.