Computex 2008: ASUS introduces Eee PC 1000 and 1000(H) *UPDATED*

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ASUS at Computex Taipei 2008 is introducing two new models to the Eee PC lineup, the 1000 and 1000h. They feature 10.2-inch screens and Intel Atom processors, along with a flash or hard disk drive.

 


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An ASUS model showcases the Eee PC 1000 in action

The ASUS Eee PC 1000 has the following specifications: 

  • 10.2-inch screen, 1024×600 resolution
  • Intel Atom processor
  • 2GB RAM (up to)
  • 40GB SSD
  • 802.11n wireless
  • Built-in Bluetooth wireless
  • 1.3 megapixel camera
  • High-definition audio, stereo speakers
  • 6-cell battery for 4.2 – 7.8 hours of life
  • Weight: 1.33kg (2.93 lbs)

The Eee PC 1000(H) has a hard drive instead of a flash-based SSD, hence the "h" designation. It has the same specifications as the 1000 save for an 80GB hard disk drive and a bit of extra weight, and it will come standard with Windows XP Home Edition. With the same 6-cell battery, it can achieve between 3.2 and 7 hours of life according to ASUS.

ASUS is also including 20GB of online storage with the Eee PC, which will let users share files with family and friends.

UPDATE

ASUS is also showcasing the new Eee PC 901, which has the same specifications as the 1000 listed above with the following exceptions:

  • 8.9-inch screen
  • 1GB RAM (standard)
  • 12GB SSD (XP)/20GB (Linux)
  • Weight: 1.12kb (2.5 lbs)


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Stay tuned for more news from Computex Taipei 2008, here at NotebookReview.com, brought to you by our very own Kevin O’Brien from the show floor. We will update this page with additional information as soon as we get it!

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