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ASUS Presents New Affordable EEE PC

Discussion in 'News' started by HellasVagabond, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. HellasVagabond New Member

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    Asus announced it almost a month ago at Computex Taipei. Today we get to see the specs along with a Full Review.


    Specs Sheet
    Display: 7"
    Processor: Intel mobile CPU (Intel 910 chipset, 900MHz Dothan Pentium M)
    Memory: 512MB RAM
    OS: Linux (Asus customized flavor)
    Storage: 8GB or 16GB flash hard drive
    Webcam: 300K pixel video camera
    Battery life: 3 hours using 4-cell battery
    Weight: 2lbs
    Dimensions: 8.9 in x 6.5 in x 0.82 in - 1.37 in (width x depth x thickness)
    Ports: 3 USB ports, 1 VGA out, SD card reader, modem, Ethernet, headphone out, microphone in

    Source: NoteBook Reviews
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2007
  2. Atech New Member

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    Translation: Ubuntu with "Ubuntu" replaced by "Asus"
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    mullered07 New Member

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    :wtf: how affordable, how you can you start with affordable without a price ?
  4. Atech New Member

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    It's viral marketing, it's not supposed to stand up to reason :rolleyes:
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    Probably an estimated $250 for the base model and up from there.

    Also, heres pics for those who didn't see the related link or are to lazy to click on it! :D

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    And a more detailed view of specific features :

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    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    for 250 bucks, that isnt bad specs there. and its even got built in wireless!
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    dunno just picked up an old gateway laptop off of fleabay for 290$ and it was an intel centrino 1.6GHZ with 512MBram, 40gb hard drive, XP Pro, 15.4" screen and the battery still works great.

    guess it all depends on the targeted country, but I'd say an older laptop can still work just as great (if not better).
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    I would so buy one of those!
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    Aye, good deal, but does that old Gateway weight only 2 lbs? ;) That's the attraction with this Asus model.
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    Yeahhhhh.... do they have upgradeable flash drives? Hah, I would fill up a 16GB without even getting on the internet, yet.
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    Wayward New Member

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    That's one of the best parts. It has a SD card slot, which you can use to really boost the storage space. Also, the USB 2.0 ports mean you can easily add an external HDD.

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