- Solid build quality
- Ships with a carry bag
- Ultra-portable and lightweight design
- Average performer
- Short battery life
The Acer Aspire One 532h is sleek, trendy and stylish with an attractive human body curve design. It justifies the ultra-portable tag with a sleek form-factor (less than 1-inch thick) and ultra-lightweight design, weighing in at just 1.25 Kilograms. It has a glossy metallic brushed finish across the contours of the keypad and extending to the sides of the palm-rest. It incorporates a compact 10.1-inch LED-backlit TFT display that’s enclosed in a glossy black bezel. The LCD frame constitutes an integrated webcam with 640 x 480 resolution, supported by Acer PrimaLite technology and located at the top centre of the bezel.
The brushed metallic blue coat on the trackpad mouse buttons shows a nice contrast against the glossy black finish on the palm-rest. The blue-lit power button on the top left corner of the keypad and the blue-lit LED indicators to the left of the track pad buttons, add beauty to the design aesthetics of the netbook. The keypad layout incorporates a floating keypad design with noticeable spacing between the keys, which enables finger navigation and typing that’s quite comfortable. The special function keys are marked with blue icons, which add to the overall ergonomics of the keypad. The keypad keys are soft to the touch and provide consistent tactile feedback with good response. However, we were not fully satisfied with the congested keypad layout, as we often hit the wrong keys while stretching to reach the boundary