[nycbug-talk] new Asus ultraportables

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at exit2shell.com
Fri Oct 19 12:25:02 EDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 06:34:49PM -0400, Yarema wrote:
> --On Friday, September 07, 2007 22:21:15 -0400 Isaac Levy <ike at lesmuug.org> 
> wrote:
> > BTW- Lee in midtown said late-month availability on the first
> > models...  I want the cheapest model, small screen and all.
> The were officially announced today:
> http://EeePC.ASUS.com/en/product.htm
> Last I heard they will be sold through BestBuy and NewEgg.
> http://www.DailyTech.com/article.aspx?newsid=9268
> Dunno about *retail* pricing, but looks to be higher than $200 we first 
> hoped for.
> The 8G looks nice with 1G RAM...
> -- 
> Yarema

In case you don't read Engadget, they have an article about it, and in one of the photos its running Windows XP


And it looks like it is available in 4 configurations according to this


Finally, an eee community has sprung up and it has some good information
(Looks like it will be released Nov 1st in the US)


Steven Kreuzer

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