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$200 Eee PC to be Available from ASUS in 2009

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In a story by Digitimes, Jerry Shen, president of ASUS has said that the company will be adjusting the pricing and marketing position of their mid and entry level Eee PC's, as well as aiming to release a $200(US) Eee PC in 2009. Currently the average price of an entry level 8.9 inch Eee PC is around $400(US). Shen also went on to say that they expect 7 and 8.9 inch Eee PC's to be phased out to make way for 10 inch replacements.

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Interesting on the $200 price point. I can see a lot more people getting Eee PC's if they're that cheap.
 
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Market dominating price tag, Asus will sell many millions more of these kits!
 

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I hope Unicef wil be getting their hands on these.
Could be a great marketing opportunity for Asus aswell
 
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Wouldnt mind one of these for school. Slap linux on it, jobs a good 'un! :D
 

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Wow . . . that's total awesome sauce. If these come with XP on 'em, that's an amazing deal. I can't wait to see the specs, I hope they aren't too bad.
 

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The 350 acer ones are selling like crazy.
 
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Benchmark Scores i'm working on that
i'm thinking of buying one of the eeepc's, how does linux run on them and are they at all usefull??

i really only need it for in the car music streaming- to my stereo and for web browsing, and maybe a little scripting(linux networking, administration type work)
 
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