As an introduction to this analysis
Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.Our analysis was made according to 6 user typologies.So we ran tests on G-Anica Netbook 10 to find out what it was worth.
The detail of our analysis in this article.
Netbook 10 adapted to surf the internet?
What you expect from a mobile phone is that it allows you to surf the Web, and possibly allow you to write e-mails, do calculations in a spreadsheet or word processor. An inexpensive computer such as Netbook 10 may seem to be the solution. The material used by G-Anica are of average quality and the components have characteristics that are already dating. In the end, it is a product that will make you think about changing it in less than 4 years.
You will be able to carry it easily thanks to its 10.1 inches size. The computer is equipped with a relatively old processor, the Intel Atom x5-Z8350. By investing in this laptop, you take the risk of immediate obsolescence. The compromise could be on a model with a smaller screen size but with a better processor. The power required for a fluid internet navigation, will sometimes be low on this model and may require a new purchase in 3 years. The lack of RAM will surely be felt with this laptop which has just 1 Gb of memory. It will be a very good idea to spend a few extra euros to upgrade your computer with an extra 2Gb or 4Gb. In terms of memory, you will be assured of having a machine that is more fluid.
The disk size of this laptop is among the smallest on the market. With only 4 Gb, G-Anica considers that you won’t need to store too many files locally, and that you’ll rather do it on a public cloud. Not prohibitive in your daily use, but annoying; If you are used to consuming space, think about having a large USB key or external hard drive near you.
In conclusion, for a web use, know that this model has an autonomy of 10 hours. That’s a good thing in case you want to take it on vacation. A feature that is probably what is expected of a laptop first and foremost.
Netbook 10 for videos?
This Netbook 10 is an interesting option for anyone who uses laptops to view movies, photos, or listen to music. The model has sufficient basic equipment for this purpose.
Through all the available laptops, you will know if, despite an average score, it corresponds to your needs.
As for the screen, it is a model of reduced size, 10.1 inches, with a 1920×1080. The colours are faithful, warm enough, and the contrasts allow a high level of detail. The only criticism that could be drawn is its size, which makes it a small device compared to other competing models at the same price; over a whole day, it can tire the eyes. However, this computer has a criteria that will interest some nomadic users, the weight; here it weighs only 1.1 kg, partly thanks to its small screen size.
Glossy screens are best suited to the indoor environment. G-Anica is primarily intended for film lovers the Netbook 10. Taking full advantage of the backlighting, this tile benefits from the glossy coating which offers more contrasts. On the other hand, you may feel visually tired after 2 or 3 hours of viewing.
For the sound part, the Netbook 10 is equipped with a correct sound card and speakers. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if it does well, this laptop will not be able to compete with a good hi-fi system. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
Unfortunately, this laptop has only got the processor Intel Atom x5-Z8350, which today is rather light for this kind of use. The consequence will be that it will be less quiet and therefore will consume more electricity. It’s still acceptable in audio/video mode, you only need to launch one application at a time.
Equipped with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 1 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. Not good enough for 3D imaging professionals, but good enough for most of us.
Regarding the connectivity part, G-Anica has made efforts with available 3 ports. It’s better than the competition. Plenty of room to connect your mouse, speakers and other USB keys.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.You get 10 hours of battery life, which is better than many other models. Your viewing will not be abruptly stopped in the middle of your movie, Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.
The Netbook 10 to use while travelling.
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. So we put this test to the Netbook 10. Is he home-work oriented? Or will you be able to take it on a trip? These are the questions we will answer. Or ultimately will it have the function of staying at home?
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
With a weight of 1.1 Kg, it is easily transportable. It is one of the lightest in its class. It’s hard to have a large, lightweight laptop; the compromise is made according to your use. With a 10.1 inches screen, it is not easy to surf the internet or to look at pictures in a group.
No backlit keyboard on this Netbook 10. Not necessarily useful, except for those in dimly lit places.
Equipped with a glossy slab, it provides very good visual comfort. A beautiful screen and quality images. On the other hand, this last characteristic will be less interesting for outdoor use because of the sun reflections that will occur.
No anti-reflective tile is provided on this model. Also, you will avoid using this laptop outdoors or with too much light.
With the installation of the processor Intel Atom x5-Z8350, the power consumption is rather important.
Also, the batteries hold the charge for a shorter time; probably the worst results in this range. You will need to expect 2/3 of this estimate for standard use; if you push the processor, the number will drop a little more.
With this model you have one of the best autonomy of the moment with 10 hours.
In order to reduce the risk of breakage while on the move, this model is equipped with a 4 Gb SSD hard drive. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. Thanks to this, G-Anica was able to almost completely eliminate the noise caused by the rotation of the platters and the movements of the read/write heads existing on conventional disks.For those who will need more space, this Netbook 10 will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
Travel will be a mere formality when you decide to take it along. Equipped with a compact 10.1 inches screen, it is one of the smallest models of the moment.
The connector part is very interesting, with 3 inputs available. Convenient for travelling when you will need it, it ranks among those with the most.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
G-Anica clearly provides with this Netbook 10 a very good choice for the trip.
Netbook 10 the right choice for audio or video editing ?
If you’re serious about editing and creating music, then you pay a lot of attention to processor speed and memory. Clearly, this Netbook 10corresponds perfectly to the need related to this use. Since the last generation designed by G-Anica, there have been many improvements on the components. It is a laptop designed for multitasking presented with Google Android 4.4.2, which will allow to manage at the same time the audio-video applications consuming calculations.
The software suite installed by default on this model provides the bare minimum to start working. You can always try to do video editing with the processor Intel Atom x5-Z8350. You’ll soon discover that the processor lacks power and memory.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The Netbook 10 allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 4 Gb. This computer, even if it is not intended for this use, is still a good product in terms of storage.
The pleasure of working on a computer without being a slave to the electrical connection. With 10 hours in calculation mode only on battery, you will be able to work in nomadic mode on your audio or video editing. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment.
For the connector part, the Netbook 10has the USB3 format. This model will allow you to connect to an external storage drive for even more space when your local disk is full. This standard allows transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbit per second, about ten times faster than USB 2.0.
It Netbook 10 is consequently well designed for this type of use. Perfectly designed for audio video use. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
A quality product, designed by G-Anica with facilities on the use in audiovisual editing mode.
The Netbook 10 for online or local games.
Laptops, thanks to the rise in performance of processors and graphics cards, allow some people to gamble. It appears that in terms of performance or on the issue of general cooling, this Netbook 10 is one of the models in the average. On the other hand, if you have to go through several hours, these same components will seem weak.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. With a resolution in 1920×1080 this laptop fis one of the best of its class.
Each year the power of the components increases, so this model is now far behind the others. Ideal for old design games, it has difficulty restoring the images and colors of the latest online games. In other words it is a good design model, but due to the lower power of the graphics card, it is less efficient for gaming.
For most games, this model will be suitable for gaming mode. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
Besides the amount of storage space is clearly insufficient.With 4 Gb it Netbook 10is below the average of the other laptops of the moment.
The Wi-Fi technology of this model has wifi with 5GHz band, which facilitates online gaming. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
Because you will have to carry it sometimes, you will appreciate its weight, 1.1 Kg, among the lightest of the moment.
With an autonomy of 10 hours, it’s better than the competition.
It Netbook 10 is finally an interesting compromise for those who want performance without spending too much on the purchase. And if necessary, you can use it for internet browsing and e-mail.
The Netbook 10 for office automation.
Access on efficiency, this Netbook 10 is part of the laptops provided for office automation. It corresponds to a good quality computer.
For those familiar with Microsoft Windows, this Netbook 10 may be a little unsettling. It has indeed an operating Google Android 4.4.2 system .
Assuming that you will have to take this laptop to the office, on a trip, or any other travel, you will appreciate its weight. An almost featherweight of 1.1 Kg.
No numeric keypad comes standard on this model. As soon as you’ll have to do calculations on a spreadsheet, it will be less simple.
No anti-reflective treatment on this Netbook 10. If you spend a lot of time on your computer, you will experience more eye strain. As far as the colour palette is concerned, it is well balanced even if they are less faithful than the colours your TV set gives you.
If you work on your computer in the evening, you might regret that the backlight option is not provided on this laptop.
With only 4 Gb this model is one of the smaller models. If you’re working on shared documents in the cloud, such as Office365 or Google drive, no problem.
In conclusion, this laptop is interesting. It makes it possible to make office automation for a tight price.
The Netbook 10 – in summary
Almost impossible for a laptop to be good everywhere, but on the other hand it is possible to obtain a average result. The Netbook 10 corresponds to a product that is certainly average, but still effective.
This model does not seem relevant to us for :
– web browsing
This laptop is average for the following uses:
– listening to music and watching videos
– playing video games
– office tasks
In summary, we advise this model for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing