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Acer's eagerly anticipated 10in version of the popular Aspire One netbook has popped up in pictures on the web.

Acer AA1 10in

Acer's 10in AA1: clear improvements over original
Images courtesy AspireOneUser.com

The shots will come as some relief to owners of 8.9in AA1s who've struggled to upgrade the mini-laptop's internals: one picture indicates the the wireless card, hard drive and memory are easily - or at least, more easily - accessible through hatches in the bottom of the new machine.

Acer AA1 10in

Easily accessible innards

The 10in AA1 offers only one SD card slot - with an anticipated 160GB hard drive, there's no need for the original machine's Storage Expansion facility - but its other specs are straight-down-the-line netbook: 1.6GHz Atom, 1GB DDR 2 memory, Wi-Fi, webcam, VGA port, Ethernet port and a trio of USB connectors.

Acer AA1 10in
Acer AA1 10in

Customary netbook port array

Acer is expected to chuck in Bluetooth too, and there's likely to be a 3G option as well.

The new model takes a lot of design cues from the original AA1, but we note that the sideways touchpad buttons are not among them, thank goodness.

The 10in AA1 - already confirmed by Acer - is expected to go on sale next month. ®

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