ASUS Eee PC 900 Available for Pre-Order May 5 - HotHardware
ASUS Eee PC 900 Available for Pre-Order May 5

ASUS Eee PC 900 Available for Pre-Order May 5

ASUS Eee PC 900 Now Available for Pre-Order at Exclusive ASUS Authorized Retailers in the United States

FREMONT, CALIFORNIA (May 5th, 2008)-ASUS North American headquarters today announced the availability of the long-awaited ASUS Eee PC 900. The US is the 3rd in-line to offer the 8.9-inch ASUS Eee PC following its release in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. Both Linux and Microsoft Windows operation system will be available for the pre-order.

This new generation of ASUS Eee PC includes a package of new features. The new 8.9-inch (1024 x 600) is equipped with a 1.3 Mega Pixel webcam, 1GB of memory, and has a FigerGlide feature which enables users to zoom in and out of pictures with simple finger movement.

The ASUS Eee PC 900 will officially become available in the US on May 12th.

Specifications:

MODEL NAME

Eee PC 900 XP

Eee PC 900 Linux

MSRP

$549.99

$549.99

LCD Size / Type

8.9" Wide

8.9" Wide

LCD Resolution

1024x600

1024x600

LCD Type

TFT

TFT

Graphic

Intel UMA

Intel UMA

Chipset

Intel Mobile Chipset

Intel Mobile Chipset

Processor

Intel Mobile CPU

Intel Mobile CPU

Memory Onboard

1GB DDR2

1GB DDR2

Flash / HDD

12GB (4GB+8GB SSD)

20GB (4GB+16GB SSD)

OS Loaded/Supported

Windows XP Home

Linux

Microphone

1 Internal Microphone

1 Internal Microphone

Speakers

2 Internal Stereo Speakers

2 Internal Stereo Speakers

Audio Jack - Out (3.5mm)

1

1

Audio Jack – In (3.5mm)

1

1

Wireless Included

802.11 b/g

802.11 b/g

Integrated Camera

YES (1.3MP)

YES (1.3MP)

LAN / Connector

10/100 Mbps / RJ-45

10/100 Mbps / RJ-45

USB 2.0 ports

3

3

Memory Card Reader

MMC/SD (SDHC)

MMC/SD (SDHC)

VGA Port

1 (D-sub 15 pin)

1 (D-sub 15 pin)

Battery

4 cell

4 cell

Battery Life

~

~

AC Adapter Output

12V, 3A

12V, 3A

AC Adapter Input

100-240V AC,
50-60Hz universal

100-240V AC,
50-60Hz universal

Weight

2.18 lbs (with Battery)

2.18 lbs (with Battery)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

8.86" x 6.69" x 0.79"~1.33"

8.86" x 6.69" x 0.79"~1.33"

SD Card (4GB)

NO

NO

Mouse (USB)

NO

NO

Inner Bag

YES

YES

Warranty

1 Year Warranty
(6 months for battery)

1 Year Warranty
(6 months for battery)

Where to Place an Order:

Online:
Amazon.com
Buy.com
Costoco.com
Directron.com
Mwave.com
Newegg.com
Pcmall.com
Tigerdirect.com
Zipzoomfly.com

New York:
J&R
RCS Experience
Datavision

California:
Alice Computer
Central Computer
PC Club

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"Processor Intel Mobile CPU"

That still means Celeron.  People looking for Ultra Portables should wait a bit.  New Intel Atom CPU powered laptops should be hitting the market in June or July. 

 

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Crisis Causer:

"Processor Intel Mobile CPU"

That still means Celeron.  People looking for Ultra Portables should wait a bit.  New Intel Atom CPU powered laptops should be hitting the market in June or July. 

 



do you think asus will update this line once atom comes out? i think i should get a umpc for college.

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