Asus to Say Goodbye to 8.9-inch Eee PCs
If Acer is still keen on maintaining its 8.9 Aspire One netbooks despite the availability of its 10-inch brother, Asus for its part is all set to say goodbye to their 8.9-inch Eee PCs.
None other than Benson Lin of Asustek Asia Pacific Division said that since the 10-inch netbooks are now the standard in the market today it is but the right time to start phasing out their 8.9-inch Eee PCs.
Asus is alloting 95% of their 2009 netbook shipments for the 10-inch Eee PC models, while the remaining 5% will be allocated to the 7-inch models.
Is this a right market strategy? Do consumers really prefer the 10-inch Eee PCs than the 8.9-inch models?