Netbooks are entirely different to those that were around a couple of years ago. Those early machines were very basic indeed and there is no comparison what so ever.
Take the V5 Flybook this has been given a boost by being touchscreen, dual core processor and of course Windows 7!
This netbook is a serious player in the netbook sector of the market.
Specs – 8.9 inch display, Intel Core 2 Duo ULV processor, Windows 7, 2.0 GB of RAM (upgradeable to 4 GB), 80 GB 1.8 inch hard drive, VGA output, 1.3 megapixel camera, integrated HSDPA, Bluetooth 2.0, Wi-Fi, and a swappable 6-cell battery.
Source [Eee PC]