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Info on ASUS 1201PN and 1215N leaks in Italy

updated 10:30 am EDT, Fri April 23, 2010

Eee PC 1201PN not getting Optimus, 1215N is

New information has surfaced from Italy regarding two upcoming ASUS Eee PC series netbooks, the 1201PN and 1215N. The 1201PN uses a 12.1-inch, 720p display but rumors if it bringing NVIDIA's Optimus tech in its second-generation Ion platform have now been dispelled. According to NVIDIA, the 1201PN will launch without Optimus, but a later iteration of the model will get the technology along with a dual-core CPU.

Optimus allows devices to switch from the integrated Intel graphics processors to NVIDIA's dedicated Ion chipset depending on performance or power-saving needs, all without having to log out or change settings.

The 1215N will get Optimus and a new, dual-core Atom, the N500.

The 1201PN is said to launch in May, while the 1215N is due for a June release. Prices for either have not been announced. [via SlashGear]







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