Printed from http://www.electronista.com

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE gets new Atom, 9.5hr battery

updated 09:05 am EST, Mon February 2, 2009

ASUS Eee PC 1000HE

ASUS on Monday hoped to claim supremacy in netbooks with the Eee PC 1000HE. The variant of ASUS' familiar 10-inch netbook is the company's first to use the new 1.66GHz Atom processor that gets both a faster 667MHz system bus and faster integrated graphics that ASUS claims is HD-capable. The new chip combined with an equally new high-density battery gives the system as much as 9.5 hours of runtime without using a bulky add-on.

The external design itself is new and centers on a revamped keyboard that uses the same Chiclet-style keyboard as MacBooks and several Sony VAIOs to reach 92 percent key size and thus feel much more comfortable than the typical netbook.

ASUS doesn't say when the netbook ships but is taking pre-orders today for the $399 system, which will come in black and blue colors with a 160GB hard drive, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a built-in webcam. Early orders also get a $25 discount. [via SlashGear]





By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

IDrive cloud backup and sync service

There are a lot of cloud services out there, and nearly all of them can be used for backing up key files and folders. A few dedicated ...

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News