Acer Aspire One in Japan

Acer Aspire One The 8.9-inch Intel Atom-powered Acer Aspire One is about to be available in Japan, at least the hard drive version (120GB HDD versus the 8 GB Solid State Drive (SSD)).

AVING is reporting that it will be available in Japan on August 23rd.

– Intel Atom
– Afore-mentioned 120GB HDD
– Windows XP (Probably Home)
– 1GB of RAM
– 3 hours of battery life.
– 1.1kg

They are reporting that the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price is 54,800(JPY) which is around $497 USD.

Based on the battery life, this will be the 3-cell battery version.

However, based on the weight and the price, this sounds like the 6-cell battery version. The 3-cell weighs less than 1kg, and the price is normally $399 USD (43,967 JPY) for the 120GB 3-cell version.