Asus Eee PC 1005HA Seashell NetBook Launched

Asus has announced launch of Asus Eee PC 1005HA Seashell Series NetBook PC, which is powered by Intel Atom ULV processor and features 10.1-inch widescreen LED backlit display. The new ultra-portable seems to draws its inspiration from natural seashells and its glossy exterior is crafted by the innovative in-Mold Roller technology.


Weighing just 1.27 kgs with power pack, the new Asus Eee PC 1005HA ultra-portable laptop is designed as low-cost, Internet-centric mobile computing devices also called NetBooks and is powered by 1.6 GHz Intel Atom ULV (ultra low voltage) Processor N270 or N280, specifically designed for small devices and low power consumption, while maintaining the Intel Core 2 Duo instruction set compatibility.

The ultra low voltage consuming Intel Atom processor N280 / N270 uses a brand new design structure that packs in 47 million transistors into a single chip sized at just 22mm (0.87 inches), and the processor uses just 2.5 watts of power which is less than 1/10th of the 35 watts used by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

The 1.3 GHz Atom processor N270 or N280 in Asus Eee 1005HA netBook also includes a power-optimized front side bus of 533 MHz for faster data transfer on demanding mobile applications and a 512 KB L2 cache (which temporarily stores data).

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 netBook 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.

The new Asus Eee PC 1005HA netBook is also equipped with the ASUS Super Hybrid Engine which automatically detect and adjusts the CPU frequency, voltage, and LCD brightness to minimize system noise and power consumption helping save up to 15% power consumption and maximize system performance.

Like previously launched Asus Eee PC 1101HA netbook, the Asus Eee PC 1005HA netbook too sports 92% big keyboard (compared to standard laptop) offering more comfortable and less fatiguing to type on for prolonged periods.

The Asus Eee PC 1005HA netBook uses a brand new design structure which reduces electrical current leakage in transistors to help conserve energy, resulting in increased battery life. Coupled with the ASUS exclusive Super Hybrid Engine, the Asus Eee PC 1005HA delivers incredible 10.5 hours of battery life without WiFi use.

Asus Eee PC 1005HA netBook features 1-GB DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM (maximum 2-GB via a standard SO-DIMM module) and a 160-GB internal 2.5-inch 5200 rpm SATA hard drive and there is provision to connect CD/DVD optical drive of choice.

Microsoft Windows XP preinstalled Asus Eee PC 1005HA netBook is equipped with 10.1-inch  WSVGA LED Backlit display powered by integrated Intel GMA 950 Graphics chipset with shared memory capable of maximum resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.


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 1.3 Megapixel  webcam, placed in the bezel above the LCD. In addition, the Asus Eee PC 1005HA also sports build-in stereo speakers and built-in Digital Array Microphones.

Available in Cryatal Black, Pearl White, Royal Blue and Rose Pink colors, the Asus Eee 1005HA ultra-mobie netBook also features integrated WiFi 802.11b/g/n(draft) Wireless LAN mini PCI-E connection and comes with optional Bluetooth v2.1 wireless card. The support for 802.11n (draft) allows faster surfing speeds than previous a/b/g wireless standards resulting in quick downloading and streaming of large multimedia files.

In addition, Asus Eee PC 1005HA 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.

Asus Eee 1005HA is one of the first Asus netbook PC that offers Asus’s latest Eee Docking software consisting of Eee @Vibe, Eee Xperience, Eee Sharing and Eee Tools together offering easy access to software tools, utilities and digital contents.

Eee Docking: Intuitive Software Suite (XP only)

  • Eee Docking – Intuitive shortcuts for easy access to digital content, services, and useful software.
  • Eee Sharing – Share/sync messages and data with other Eee PCs, notebooks, or desktop PCs without entering into the Internet
  • Eee Xperience – Applications that enhance visual and acoustic performance
  • Eee Tools – A suite of useful tools including Live Update, Parental Control and Font Resizer

Other features of Asus Eee PC 1005HA ultra mobile netBook PC includes integrated VGA resolution webcam, 2-in-1 Media Card Reader supporting Multimedia Card (MMC), Memory stick (MS) media cards, 3 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.

Weighing just about 1.27 Kgs, the Asus Eee PC 1005HA netBook comes with 6-cell 5600 mAh (63Wh), 7.4 volts Li-Ion battery which offers upto 10.5 hours battery life (without WiFi).

Ports on Asus Eee PC 1005HA 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 PC 1005HA Ultra-Portable PC Features

  • Intel Atom Processor N270/N280, 1.6 GHz
  • 512 KB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB
  • 1-GB DDR2 SDRAM, 667 Mhz, Max. upto 2 GB maximum
  • 160-GB, 2.5-inch, SATA 5400 rpm Hard Drive
  • 10-GB Eee online storage
  • 10.1-inch WSVGA LED Backlit Display with Color-Shine, 1024 x 600 pixels screen resolution
  • Integrated Intel GMA 950 Graphics Chipset with shared memory
  • Integrated WiFi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN mini PCI-E connection
  • Bluetooth v2.1 wireless connection (optional)
  • Integrated 10/100 Mbit Ethernet LAN connection
  • Integrated 56kbps Modem/Fax connection
  • Integrated 1.3 Megapixel webcam (placed in the bezel above the LCD)
  • 2-in-1 Media Card Reader, Multimedia Card (MMC), Memory stick (MS)
  • 3 USB v2.0 ports
  • SRS Premium Realtek ALC6628 Hi-Definition Audio 5.1 CODEC Hardware
  • Build-in stereo speaker system 1.5 Watts each
  • Built-in Digital Array Microphone
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home preinstalled
  • Colors: Cryatal Black, Pearl White, Royal Blue and Rose Pink
  • 6-cell, Li-Ion, 5600 mAh (63Wh), 7.4 volts Battery, upto 10.5 hrs battery life
  • Dimensions: WxDxH – 262 x 178 x 25.9/36.5 mm
  • Weight: 1.27 Kgs with battery

Intel Atom ULV N270 or N280 processor powered ASUS Eee PC 1005HA Ultra Mobile NetBook PC featuring near 10.1-inch widescren LED backlit display, 160-GB SATA hard drive and Windows XP is available in India for estimated price of Rs. 23,590 (including local tax) and comes with one year standard warranty. Visit for more details.

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