updated 01:20 am EDT, Tue June 3, 2008
Asus unveils Eee PC 1000
Taiwanese PC manufacturer Asus on Tuesday unveiled three new Eee PC models - the 901, 1000, and 1000H - which confirmed earlier observations of the three models. Asus says that all three models take advantage of SSD drives in place of standard laptop hard drives, making them ideal for outdoor computing, journalism, or other mobile careers. The Eee PC models all feature wireless networking, a 1.3 megapixel camera, and a nearly full-sized keyboard.
Asus says that the high-capacity batteries included with the 8.9-inch 901 and 10-inch 1000/H provides up to 7.8 hours of battery life. The laptops feature the company's Super Hybrid Engine technology, which provides three GUI modes to adjust CPU frequency, voltage, and LCD brightness. They also feature 20GB of dedicated Internet storage for simple data backups.
The new Eee PC models offer a rigid design, further enhancing the protection offered by the solid state drives. Asus did not release pricing or availability for any of the new Eee PC models.