ASUS Intros Eee PC 1025 Flare Netbook
ASUS is introducing the new ASUS 1025C-MU 17-BK Eee PC Flare netbook. From the company that created the first netbooks, this mobile device sports a dual-core Intel Atom N2600 1.6GHz processor. It has 1GB of RAM and a 320GB Hard Disk with 5400RPM. Its graphics are courtesy of Intel GMA 3600. Windows 7 Starter is its operating system.
Power consumption with this combination of specifications is low, allowing the device to be keep running for many hours. A 6-cell Li-Ion (46 Whr) battery powers the device, offering as many as 12.5 hours of computing time. Much of the weight is because of the huge battery. For cooling purposes, the device is packed with a fan. As for the screen, the netbook sports a 10.1-inch diagonal screen and a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels.
Its interface is made of a combination of plastic and metal, with the palm rest and keyboard having a matte, fingerprint resistant finish. Its lid is also made of sturdy plastic. Integrated with this interface are three USB 2.0 ports, a microphone jack, a headphone jack, an Ethernet RJ-45 port, VGA port, HDMI-out, and an SD card reader.
The netbook comes in several color options: black, white, and pink. The netbook measures 10.3 x 7.0 0.82 to 1.35 inches and weighs 2.75 lbs.
ASUS hasn’t released its possible pricing or the date of its scheduled launch.