Honestly, most people probably don’t need it. Blacky Dec 25, at 1: PC World Asus calls its N10Jc mini-notebook a “corporate netbook”–which presumably has better connotations than “corporate slaptop. With discrete graphics enabled, it scored 4, and 3, on 3DMark03 in high-performance and battery-saving mode, respectively. But if you want a lightweight system with plenty of power, the N10J-A2 is a tempting choice. In normal operation, the GPU is turned on and an included software app lets you switch between different power-saving modes, which largely involve when the display and hard drives will power down. Visit manufacturer site for details.

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The glossy finish didn’t stop us from enjoying comfortable viewing angles when dipping the screen forward and watching from the side though severe degree viewing angles were a stretch. The next time we logged into our account, the computer recognized us within seconds on its first try. Your name or email address: Asus N10Jc review Source: Laptop for VideoEditing and for Linux?

The use of a dedicated GPU means the odd game can be played, but it pushes up the price and limits mobility.

The main screen has large, colorful icons denoting the Web browser, music, photos, online games, chat, and Skype. News Reviews Insights TechRadar. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted Sad, really, considering the potential of this device.

There is no denying the Asus N10J is an interesting machine, it’s powerful and comes with a decent battery life. While you do get a classier looking design with a much nicer paint scheme and slightly slimmer look, you pay a price premium over the Eee PC That’s not bad, but this endurance falls short of other netbooks with six-cell batteries, which have an xsus runtime of 5: The updated Spectre x inch convertible laptop adds terrific battery life and top-notch That works out to n1j0 It’s an unusual choice, but it gives the N10J a level of performance previously unseen on a machine of this size.


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On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper. The screen resolution was too low to properly run our Photoshop test, but in anecdotal use, we were able to work with images in Photoshop without completely slowing down the system.

You’ll ydmi a bit more for the privilege, but the end result works for gaming on the go, as long as you don’t mind dialing down your game settings. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Better yet, you can switch between the GeForce graphics and the integrate Intel graphics–similar to the new MacBook Pro –should you want to extend battery life. Attempting to watch assus HD video content files still taxed the Atom CPU and resulted in choppy playback, but standard-definition video files played fine.

Linux on the ASUS N10 N10J

The chat service is Pidgin, a multi-client program included with many Linux-powered netbooks. Asus’ Netbooks are known for their excellent battery life and big six-cell batteries.

Even when you choose an app, such as the browser, the remaining icons will still line the bottom of the screen, so you can switch gears quickly. Discussion threads axus be closed at any time at our discretion.


So, details like letters are bigger. TechRadar pro IT insights for business. Build quality is impressive, with sturdy plastics used throughout. With more hvmi than the average netbook it is a great solution for those looking for a secondary computer and for some such as myself as their main notebook.

PC Advisor The Asus N10Jc succeeds in many ways, but its price, in the US at least, should prompt you to consider whether you’d be better off to jump from the mini-notebook b10j altogether in favour of a heavier, all-purpose laptop with an optical drive.

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Do you already have an account? In addition to integrated and discrete graphics, the N10J-A2 has high-performance and battery-saving modes, which you can change by pressing the corresponding button above the keyboard. Almost every Netbook we’ve seen to date has featured the same basic setup: Like Lenovo’s Quick Start, which is also built on top of Splashtop, Express Gate’s browser is a pared-down version of Firefox; the same keyboard shortcuts apply, and you can watch clips on YouTube, but you can’t install add-ons.