Press Release Summary:
Model Eee PC(TM) 1000HE PC comes equipped with 1.66 Ghz IntelÂ® Atom(TM) N 280 processor and Super Hybrid Engine battery conservation technology. Measuring 266 x 191.2 x 28.5-38 mm, and weighing 1.45 kg, device features 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 and 160 GB hard disk with additional 10 GB of Eee Online storage. It has 10 in. LED backlit WSVGA LCD for screening of documents and multimedia, and multi-touch touchpad to allow users to zoom in or out of pictures, or navigate up and down pages.
Original Press Release:
ASUS Netbook's New 'Heart' Makes it the Fastest, Strongest, Smartest
Eee PC 1000HE sports the new 1.66-GHz Atom N280 processor, battery life extended to 9.5 hours
Delhi, March 24, 2009 - ASUS, inventor and innovator of the widely acclaimed Eee PC(TM), today announced the launch of Eee PC(TM) 1000HE equipped with new Intel® Atom(TM) N 280. Eee PC(TM) 1000HE, the best all-day computing device in the market today, incorporates ASUS' own Super Hybrid Engine battery conservation technology with a battery life of 9.5 hours making it the fastest, strongest and smartest Eee PC ever.
The 10-inch LED backlit Eee PC with a keyboard that's 92% the size of a conventional desktop keyboard comes with 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0 and a 160GB hard disk with an additional 10GB of Eee Online storage that provides excellent user experience.
Mr. Albert Tung, Managing Director, ASUS India said, "We have constantly innovated the Eee PC without compromising on performance and efficiency. With our new offering of the Eee PC 1000HE, we have integrated the new Intel Atom N280 processor and have enabled an extended battery life which has made it easier for our users to embrace technology that is easy and exciting to use.''
According to Gopal Swaminathan, General Manager - OEM Business, Intel India, "The Intel Atom processor is based on an entirely new micro architecture designed specifically for small devices and low power. It measures less than 25 mm², making it Intel's smallest processor yet. It is intended to power devices like the ASUS Eee PC 1000HE for children, first-time Internet users and people who desire an extra PC for basic computing applications, listening to music, e-mailing and surfing the Internet. With this processor we will reach out to many more people and give them computing experience."
All-day Computing with User-Centric Innovations and 9.5* Hours of Battery Life
Boasting a pearl white, black, pink, blue or gold Infusion finish on its glossy LCD lid, the Eee PC(TM) 1000HE is powered by an energy-efficient Intel® Atom(TM) processor. ASUS' exclusive Super Hybrid Engine (S.H.E) offers users a choice between performance and power conservation modes, allowing them to make adjustments to suit their prevailing usage and in doing so reduce power expenditure by up to 15%*-enabling up to an astonishing 9.5* hours of continuous computing. A 160GB hard disk drive provides ample storage for the user's media collection while 10GB of online Eee Storage provides users with access to their documents anywhere, anytime. A 10-inch LED backlit WSVGA LCD provides ample screen real estate for documents and multimedia. The keyboard is 92% the size of a conventional desktop keyboard for better ergonomics. A multi-touch touchpad allows users to intuitively zoom in or out of pictures, or navigate up and down pages. Equipped with 802.11n draft wireless connectivity, users can surf the Internet or download emails at higher speeds.
PC Magazine (Editors' Choice)
"The ASUS Eee PC 1000HE is the best netbook package that money can buy right now."
Computer Shopper (Editors' Choice)
"The best Eee PC yet, Asus[sic] has tweaked the 1000HE to near-perfection."
Notebookreview.com (Editors' Choice)
"The battery life...is the greatest out of any netbook we have reviewed."
4 out of 5 stars "This is a very good netbook for an attractive price."
"A smart netbook that not only gets the design right -- and it´s priced to move."
Display 10" LED Backlight WSVGA screen
(1024 x 600 resolution)
Operating System Genuine Windows® XP Home
Processor Intel® Atom(TM) N280
Memory DDR2 SO-DIMM 1GB
Hybrid Storage 160GB HDD + 10GB Eee Storage
Wireless Data Network 802.11 b/g/n
Battery 8700 mAh Polymer Battery 9.5* hours (XP)
Camera 1.3 megapixel webcam
Audio High-Definition audio codec
Speaker Stereo speakers
Built-in microphone Digital array microphone
I/O ports o 1 x VGA
o 3 x USB 2.0
o 1 x LAN RJ-45
o 2 x 3.5mm Audio Jack
o Card Reader (MMC / SD)
Dimensions 266mm x 191.2mm x 28.5 ~ 38mm
Colors o Pearl White
* Subject to system configuration and prevailing usage.
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Please visit www.asus.com for more information.
ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company's revenue for 2008 was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among the top 10 IT companies in BusinessWeek's "InfoTech 100" and has been on the listing for 11 consecutive years. ASUS was also selected by the Wall Street Journal Asia as No.1 in Quality and Services in Taiwan. Its product portfolio includes notebooks, motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, LCD monitors, information appliances, desktop PCs & PC components, servers, wireless solutions, mobile phones, handhelds, digital home solutions, broadband communication products and networking devices.
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