Saturday, February 20, 2010

Asus announces Designer Laptop

Asus has announced the launch of a designer Laptop in India at the Consumer Electronics Show held in January. A limited edition by Karim Rashid, a New York based designer is on offer. The Seashell family Eee PC 1008P has an Intel Atom Pine Trail platform with a techno-chic Digi-Wave Design.


It has a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom ‘Pineview‘ N450 microprocessor paired with Intel NM10 Express chipset and 2GB DDR2 memory. The netbook has a 250 GB hard disk with 500 GB of online storage provided by Asus WebStorage. The 10.1-inch WSVGA screen provides a 1024×600 pixel resolution.

It is preloaded with Windows 7 with a Express Gateway to access the Internet even before the PC boots. Connectivity options by Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are included. The netbook has decent audio capabilities. It has a good battery life. Looks wise it is a stunner with a Coffee Brown color layer and gold glitter sprinkled over it. The Eee PC 1008P Karim Rashid edition costs Rs. 26,990 excluding taxes in India.

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