Thursday, March 5th 2009
Someone wrote today that there are too many Eee PCs to choose from. Yes, there are indeed so ASUS is to phase out some of them that are considered not vital for the brand. Rumors about this step were circulating for the past month.
"It seems that customers prefer to have a greater screen, which also means a larger keyboard,
I still believe we have a good opportunity in 8.9-inch for kids, telecoms [providers] or emerging markets. The seven-inch [netbook] is going to be phased out, although some emerging countries may still have some demand.company chairman Jonney Shih said on Tuesday. ASUSTeK's other netbook at risk, the 8.9-inch Eee PC 900, remains available for sale and won't suffer its little brother's fate as previously reported.Source: ZDNet.co.uk