Asus has announced Asus Eee PC-4G Ultra Mobile PC in India for Rs. 18,000 which is powered by Intel Celeron ULV processor and features 7-inch display, integrated WiFi 802.11b/g wireless LAN connection, integrated 0.3 MP webcam, built-in 2-in-1 media card reader slot, and 4-GB of Solid State Drive for data storage.
Asus Eee PC-4G subnotebook is powered by 900 MHz Intel Celeron M ULV (ultra low voltage) Processor 353, with 512 KB L2 Cache and upto 400 MHz Front Side Bus featuring Mobile Intel 910GML Express Chipset Motherboard.
The Asus Eee PC-4G Ultra Portable Mobile PC offers 512-MB DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM (maximum 2-GB via a standard SO-DIMM module) and a unique Flash based Solid State Drive in place of convensional hard drisk drive having capacity ranging from 4-GB to 8-GB.
The Eee PC-4G uses a solid-state drive for storage (instead of a hard drive), which consumes less power, allows the device to boot quickly and is less susceptible to shock damage
Linux powered Asus Eee PC-4G ultra mobile PC has 7-inch (17.78 cm) TFT LCD Display powered by integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 900 Graphics chipset with shared memory offering upto 800 x 480 pixels screen resolution.
The screen forms the middle portion of the display frame and is flanked on the sides by stereo speakers. Just above this is an integrated VGA resolution webcam having 640 x 480 pixels resolution.
The Asus Eee PC-4G runs on custom version of Linux from Xandros with KDE desktop but is fully capable of running any Linux distribution. Infact the Asus Eee hardware is fully Windows XP compatible.
Asus Eee PC-4G Ultra Mobile PC (UMP)
Asus Eee PC-4G subnotebook uses a custom tab-based interface and packs over 40 built-in applications including IceWM as the default window manager. Bundled software includes OpenOffice.org, Mozilla Firefox, Skype, E-mail and Internet radio applications, Tux Paint and other educational entertainment software. In addition it offers Google Docs and Wikipedia look-up tool with a single click icon. The ultra portable PC also allows to install additional software through repositories.
This revolutionary new range of Ultra Portable Asus Eee PC is targeted at consumer who needs to stay connected, informed, entertained and productive-anytime and anywhere. The subnotebook is designed lightweight and small in size making it convenient for use at all sorts of places like in home, gym, trains, bus, planes etc. where a larger size laptop might feel inconvenient.
Available in Pearl white, Pure white, Galaxy black, Lush Green, Sky Blue, and Blush Pink colors, the Asus Eee PC-4G ultra portable laptop also features integrated WiFi 802.11b/g Wireless LAN mini PCI-E connection and integrated Bluetooth v2.0 wireless connection for wireless data connectivity.
In addition, Asus Eee also offers integrated 10/100 Mbit Ethernet LAN connection, an integrated 56kbps Modem/Fax connection and sports 3 USB v2.0 ports for wired connectivity.
Other features of Asus Eee PC-4G ultra portable PC includes integrated VGA resolution (540 x 480 pixels) 0.3 Megapixel webcam, 2-in-1 Media Card Reader supporting Multimedia Card (MMC), Memory stick (MS) media cards, 2 USB v2.0 ports, Realtek ALC6628 Hi-Definition Audio 5.1 CODEC Hardware with build-in 2 stereo speaker system of 1.5 Watts each and also sports built-in Microphone.
Asus Eee PC ultra mobile laptop does not sport any option for internal optical drive (CD/DVD) and internal hard disk drive.
Weighing just about 920 gms, the Asus Eee PC-4G subnotebook comes with 4-cell 5200 mAh, 7.4 volts Li-Ion battery which offers upto 3 hrs 30 min battery life.
Asus Eee PC is designed to be a eco-efficient consumer and business notebooks, and are fully compliant with the RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) directive.
Ports on Asus Eee ultra mobile PC
3 USB v2.0 ports
- RJ-45 LAN Port 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet Controller
- RJ-11 Fax/Modem Port
- External MIC Input
- External Audio Out
- VGA Port 15 Pin D-Sub
- 2-in-1 Media Card Slot
Asus Eee Ultra-Portable PC Features
- Intel Celeron M ULV Processor 353, 900 MHz
- 512 KB L2 Cache, 400 MHz Front Side Bus
- Intel 910GML Express Chipset Mainboard
- 512-MB DDR2 SDRAM, 667 Mhz, Max. upto 2 GB maximum
- 4-GB Flash Memory Storage (Solid State Drive), Upto 8 GB
- 7-inch (17.78 cm) TFT LCD Display, 800 x 480 pixels screen resolution
- Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 900 Graphics chipset with shared memory
- Integrated WiFi 802.11b/g Wireless LAN mini PCI-E connection
- Integrated Bluetooth v2.0 wireless connection
- Integrated 10/100 Mbit Ethernet LAN connection
- Integrated 56kbps Modem/Fax connection
- Integrated VGA resolution (540 x 480 pixels) 0.3 Megapixel webcam
- 2-in-1 Media Card Reader, Multimedia Card (MMC), Memory stick (MS)
- 2 USB v2.0 ports
- Realtek ALC6628 Hi-Definition Audio 5.1 CODEC Hardware
- Build-in Stereo 2 stereo speaker system 1.5 Watts each
- Built-in Microphone
- Xandros Linux preinstalled with KDE, Capable of running any Linux distribution, Windows XP compatible
- Colors: Pearl white, Pure white, Galaxy black, Lush Green, Sky Blue, and Blush Pink
- 4-cell, Li-Ion, 5200 mAh, 7.4 volts Battery, upto 3 hrs 30 min battery life
- Dimensions: WxDxH – 225 x 165 x 21/35 mm
- Weight: 920 gms with battery
The ASUS Eee PC-4G Ultra Mobile laptop (subnotebook) powered by Intel Celeron M ULV Processor 353 with 4-GB Flash Memory storage and with Linux OS is available in India for Rs. 18,000 (including local tax) and comes with one year standard warranty. Visit in.asus.com for more details.