ASUS confirms Eee PC 900 with larger display

ASUS Eee PC 900

ASUS finally officially announced the new Eee PC 900 today at the CeBIT tradeshow in Germany. As expected, it will feature a wider 8.9-inch display, 1GB RAM, and an SSD capacity of up to 12GB.

Complete specifications are not yet available but ASUS confirmed that the resolution of the new Eee was 1024×600. The processor will probably be a 900MHz Celeron again but there is also a chance that it could be a newer and more powerful one. It will have 3 USB ports, 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi, an SDHC expansion slot, an a 0.3MP camera. It will also be slightly thicker and heavier (about 1 kg or 2.2 lbs compared to 0.91 kg or 2 lbs for the Eee 700 series).

The Eee PC 900 will be certified Windows Ready and both Linux and Windows XP configurations will be offered.

It will sell for 399€ with 12GB SSD and will be available by the summer.

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