updated 06:30 am EST, Tue November 23, 2010
Offers highly sensitive note input
ASUS has officially launched its Eee Note EA800 e-reader/note-taker. The device runs a Linux OS and centers on an 8-inch 768X1024, 64 grayscale display. As an e-reader, it can store up to 10,000 books. In note-taking mode, its Wacom touch screen can sense up to 256 different levels of input pressure that allows for highly detailed and accurate input.
In addition to its 4GB of internal memory, it can support microSD cards up to 16GB. It includes Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) and its 3700mAh battery can last up to 13 hours with the user continuously reading and writing with Wi-Fi off, or 10 hours with it on. It has a 10 day stand-by and weighs 520g.
It supports a range of file formats including PDF, ePub, MP3, JPEG BMP, GIF and PNG. It also supports txt, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, and pptx files.
Pricing details or its immediate availablity were not available at the time of writing. [via Notebookitalia]