ECS i-Buddie A928 Reviews
Product Type: Elitegroup laptops
Description:Model ID 94-F05-030014 / ECS i-Buddie A928 - No CPU - RAM 0 MB - CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - SiS 315 - ThizLinux - 15" TFT 1400 x 1050 ( SXGA+ ) / Powered by the latest Intel Pentium 4 CPU, the i-Buddie is the first P4 DeskNote computer in the world that offers the perfect computing ... more
ECS i-Buddie A928 ... power and incredible performance to professional users. The i-Buddie can easily handle the most memory-hungry applications.
The i-Buddie features high-speed data transmission, providing users with efficient and enhanced connectivity through IEEE 1394 and USB 2.0 ports. The i-Buddie also comes with both build-in 56K V.90 modem and 10/100Base-T LAN networking so that web surfing and e-mail retrieval can be done anywhere and anytime.
Together with a huge 15.0" XGA / SXGA+ TFT LCD display, the i-Buddie provides high quality visuals and maximum viewing area with 1024x768 / 1400x1050 resolutions. The S-Video TV-Out function is built-in for easier management of business presentations or high performance home entertainment system with TV-Out capabilities. Two high quality stereo speakers with chamber are built in to provide ideal audio capability.
In addition to 6 LED indicators, the i-Buddie also offers 2 shortcut keys allowing you to retrieve e-mail and surf the internet with just one touch of the button. Furthermore, the i-Buddie is designed to have a number of upgrade options such as CPU, HDD, memory and optical device.
To close the i-Buddie, just gently push down the LCD cover. The rim of the cover provides a magnet, which attracts the hidden latch located on the edge of the body. When the latch is magnetized, this will hook and lock the LCD cover instantly.
The i-Buddie is designed to suit a variety of people. With a color combination of appealing high-tech silver and light purple. the i-Buddie is neither too flashy to bring to the office nor too dull to use it at school with friends. The i-Buddie comes with a raised base for efficient heat dissipation and a temperature-controlled cooling fan to reduce the noise.
Newest Review: ... or clunky adapters. Yes, it has a powerful external battery... but that's because there is NO, I repeat NO internal ... more
Customer ECS i-Buddie A928 Reviews (3)
by DAVE DIAZ - written on 05/07/09
I CAN NOT COMPLAIN. IT LASTED ME ALMOST TEN YEARS W/O PROBLEMS. SO FAR THE FAN WENT OUT WHICH LED TO THE POWER SUPPLY OVER HEATING. IF YOU DIVIDE $1,000BY 10 YEARS THATS $100 A YEAR AND IT STILL WORKS. AFTER ANOTHER $60 INVESTMENT FOR REPAIRS IT STILL WORKS.
by - written on 07/02/05
Same as webblogger and shadenfroh , but i fix it and it's still running. I use it with usb laptop fa - Advantages: screen - Disadvantages: very hot
by - written on 21/07/04, updated on 07/02/05 (Very useful, 1770 readings)
Do yourself a favor, and buy from a brand you can trust, which ISN'T this one. I bought this computer because I'm a power user, and the dealer gave me a pitch about how powerful this computer is, with it's fast processor, large hard drive and lots of RAM. It should be noted that some of the shortcomings belong to the dealer, who didn't stress that this is NOT intended for use as a laptop, but rather a "desktop replacement." Since it doesn't take up much less space than a desktop, I'm not sure why a desktop needs replacing, but at least the manufacturer has the good grace not to try to pass this monstrosity off as a laptop. ... Read the complete review
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