ASUS Launches India's First Netbook

ASUS in association with Intel and Microsoft announced today the launch of India's first netbook - Eee PC™ 1000H powered by Intel(R) AtomTM processor. 

This innovative offering from ASUS aims at changing the way computing is perceived by user segments like housewives, senior citizens, travelers, social networking enthusiasts, teenagers and for people who desire an extra PC for basic computing applications, listening to music, e-mailing and surfing the Internet.

Conceived to meet the needs of users who covet the inimitable portability, this revolutionary ultra portable computing device features large 10" display, ASUS exclusive Super Hybrid Engine for longer battery lifespan of upto five hours, Dolby Sound Room, built-in Bluetooth and a keyboard that's 95% size of generic notebooks facilitating easier typing and relaxed usage. Furthermore, the netbook pairs a 1.3M Pixel webcam with its wireless Internet connection capabilities for web conferences anywhere, anytime for easier web communications and increased work efficiency.

Along with the Eee PC™ 1000H, ASUS has also announced the launch of the new Eee PC™ 904H featuring an 8.9" screen, 1024x600 resolution display and ASUS exclusive Super Hybrid Engine for longer battery lifespan upto 4.5 hours.

Speaking on the occasion, Benson Lin, General Manager, APAC, Middle East & Africa, ASUS, said, "With the introduction of Eee PC 904H and 1000H, ASUS brings to India a new segment of netbooks for today's new age customers who have an innate desire to be connected all the time and see personalized, mobile technology as the way to meet that need."

Stanley Wu, Product Manager, Notebooks and Eee PC, ASUS (India), said, "ASUS for the first time introduced the Eee PC segment to the world. The worldwide acceptance of the Eee PC™ range of netbooks is symbolic of its simplicity, robust build quality and user-friendliness. Taking a leaf out from the book of innovations, we are proud to introduce ASUS Eee PC™ 904H and 1000H, offering complete mobility and accessibility to the generation of highly mobile customers."

"The Eee PC™ has been received very positively from all over the world as an affordable Internet-centric device", said Gopal Swaminathan, General Manager - OEM Business, Intel South Asia. "The Eee PC™ uses the Intel(r) Atom(tm) processor, based on an entirely new microarchitecture specifically for small devices and low power, while maintaining the Intel(r) Core(tm) 2 Duo instruction set compatibility. This is our smallest processor built with the world's smallest transistors and a fundamental shift in design, small yet powerful enough to enable a big Internet experience on devices such as the Eee PC™."

Both the revolutionary products are pre-installed with Windows XP, Microsoft Works, ASUS exclusive Super Hybrid Engine for longer battery lifespan, fast and complete connectivity (Wi-Fi 802.11b/g, Wi-Fi 802.11n), Eee Connect for an easy way to connect two or more users through a remote desktop feature for easy troubleshooting, and generous storage capacity in the form of 80GB SATA hard disk drive.

The ASUS 904H and 1000H are expected to retail at approximately Rs. 26,990/- and Rs. 29,990/- respectively, at major retail outlets.








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