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Eee PC 901, 1000, and 1000 H Released in North America

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ASUS today introduces the new generation of Eee PC. The new models include revolutionary features that are designed to enhance efficiency and connectivity. With up to 7.8 hours of battery life, Eee PC users can enjoy portability while work, learn and play on-the-go.The all new Eee PC 901 and 1000 are equipped with built-in SSD (Solid State Drive) while the 1000 H adopts a 3.5” Hard Disk Drive (HDD).

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I'll probably pick up a 1000H if it is priced decently. But if I can get a better full sized notebook for the same price, it isn't worth it to me.
 

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I still think these are very nice computers, but they kinda killed it with the price.
 
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LOL, it's NOT a 3.5"
 

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So 1/3 of the weight of the entire machine will come from the 3.5" drive?
 

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ASUS' press release states a 3.5" drive, but I think it is a typo on their part. I really don't think a 3.5" drive would fit in the machine, and the SDD drive they use is 2.5", so it makes sense that they would use a 2.5" HDD in its place. All the news post are just quoting from ASUS' press release, and you can't really blame them. However, I have no doubt ASUS is actually using a 2.5" HDD.
 

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There's no way that little thing could use a 3.5" HD. The thickness of the drive itself is the thickness of the lappy when closed :rolleyes: Its just a typo that began @ the source.
 

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So besides the bigger screen it does have a bigger keyboard also ? The 1000 series compared to the 900.

Also how much Ram does it have? it says up to 2GB but its still 1GB right ?

Found the 901 very interesting cause of the better chipset and the intel atom compared to celeron, but if the 1000 has all that and a bigger screen + keyboard might be a winner, although i wonder what prices will be in europe, starting to be a bit hefty and close to other "normal" laptops that only lack the small size.
 
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It's very simple to see its a typo. A 3.5" weighs like a brick. They are quoting only 120g more for the HDD over SDD. So that is either 1.8" or 2.5", but certainly not 3.5. Also the dimensions of a 3.5" wouldnt fit in the case.
 
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seriously there is no way it's a 3.5"