Asus Confirms Windows 7 Eee PC in 2009

Although Microsoft has no plans of releasing their new OS Windows 7 until 2010, Asustek’s CEO Jerry Shen is confident that they would be able to release a new Eee PC with the said new OS. And since Windows 7 would have touchscreen features, Asustek is excited to take advantage of this touchscreen interface.

However Jerry Shen also said that if the Eee PC will have the touchscreen features it might however come out thicker than the usual models of the Eee PC.

On the other things that Asustek plans to do with its Eee PC product line, Mr. Shen also said the his company is mulling on coming out with an Eee PC model that would take a tablet PC form factors.

Lastly, Asustek has no plans of putting Windows Vista on any of the Eee PCs that they plan to release in the future. The company will be sticking with both Linux and XP, then later on with Windows 7 as their Eee PC’s OS.

Via PC Pro, LaptopMag

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Written by: Björn A.