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Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and MSI tip Cedar Trail netbooks

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In the wake of Intel's announcement late last week of its dual-core "Cedar Trail" N2600 and N2800 Atom processors (pictured), a quartet of Cedar Trail netbooks have popped up on the web, with several models available for pre-sale. The formal launches will await next week's CES show in Las Vegas.

Acer Aspire One D270

Back in 2009, Acer announced the first Atom-powered netbook with its Aspire One AOD250-1613. The company has stuck with the format through thick and thin -- and lately the market has been very thin indeed. Recent models include an Aspire One 722 netbook announced last April, featuring a dual-core AMD C-50 Fusion processor.

Since Intel's Cedar Trail announcement, Notebook Italia discovered a number of European retailers whose price lists include Acer's Aspire One D270 (or AO270).

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