The new AMD Dot a from Packard Bell: Entertainment on the go

May 25, 2010 | 06:28

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· 11.6-inch with an easy-to-use style

· New technology for HD entertainment

· Extended battery life, up to 7-hours with one charge

· Non-stop social networking with one key

The dot a is designed for all the style-conscious users who want to enjoy HD entertainment on the go and keep in touch with their favourite social networks, wherever.

The 11.6" dot a has smooth, easy-to-use style that makes it the ideal netbook for long hours spent chatting with friends or manipulating the pictures of your holidays.

Smooth and easy-to-use style

The dot a lets you express your style and personality thanks to its attractive colour range; it is available in black - the everlasting color of elegance, mixed with a classy Silk Silver interior or with a very hot and energetic Cashmere Red.

Its unique wave pattern on the cover enhances the visual richness and adds a soft and warm touch.

The dot a sports a full-size keyboard for convenient typing and its comfortable palm rest features rounded edges and smooth comfort for ease of typing. Its multi-gesture touchpad is perfect for scrolling, rotating images, zooming and browsing- all with mouse-less, fingertip convenience.

The dot a is less than 1" thin and about 1.35 kg[1] making it easy to carry, maneuver and store on the go.

HD entertainment and fun

Featuring the newest AMD technology for ultrathin notebooks, the dot a lets you watch movies and Internet videos in high definition, play popular games and get the full benefit out of Windows® 7.

For the first time a netbook can support exceptional high-definition viewing on a full range of peripherals, audio and video transmission and high-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP). The HDMI™ port connects the dot a to all HD TV sets.

The dot a is perfect for complete photo and video editing and for advanced storage and sharing as well: up to 640 GB hard disk and 4GB Ram memory, a multi-in-1 card reader and Adobe® Photoshop Elements 8 full version are among its assets.

Featuring the AMD Athlon™ Neo Dual-Core Mobile Processor K325, the AMD Athlon™ Neo Single-Core Mobile Processor K125 or the AMD V series Single-Core V105 with ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 4225 Graphics, the dot a will let you will enjoy the vivid HD playback in a very portable netbook smaller than a magazine[2]. You can take it almost anywhere and share your favorite movies, songs, photos and games with your friends.

This stunning but power-optimized performance and a 6-cell Li-ion battery pack, you get extended battery life and HD fun, for up to 7-hours of uninterrupted fun or work with your dot a![3]

Free yourself from your electrical outlet and work and play wherever you are.

Speed up your social networking

Social Networking has never been so easy. Press the Packard Bell Social Networks key and you will easily access your favorite networking sites, including Facebook, YouTube™ and Flickr, through the stylized, easy-to-use sidebar on the right side of your screen.

Directly from your desktop, without launching any Internet browser, you will be able to instantly post comments, play games, update your profile, view or share photos and videos, and manage your entire online social life.

The dot a also features a built-in 1.3 MP webcam and microphone allowing you to have high-resolution face-to-face chats with friends and family, wherever you are.

The incredible dot a, featuring the latest generation of AMD processors, will be available summer 2010 with an estimated street price starting at £399.

Availability, software offer and technical features may vary according to countries.


About Packard Bell

Packard Bell pioneered the use of the PC in the home, taking an office tool and turning it into a friendly, indispensable feature of today's modern home. Stylish products with cool features, accessible to everyone, are the hallmarks of the brand - a unique combination that no other brand in the European market offers today. In 2008, Taiwan-based Acer Inc. acquired Packard Bell. In 2009, the Acer Group fully benefited from its multi-brand strategy, establishing itself as the second-largest PC company in the world and as the number two worldwide notebook vendor. Within the Acer Group, Packard Bell strives to design environmentally friendly products and establish a green supply chain through collaboration with suppliers.

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All prices are given as information only and include VAT.

The listed battery life is based on MobileMark 2007® productivity mode testing with wireless on. Details of MobileMark2007® testing are available at . Battery life rating is for comparison purposes only. Actual battery life varies by model, configuration, applications, power management settings, operating conditions, and utilized features. A battery’s maximum capacity decreases with time and use.

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