Asus has today announced the launch of Asus Eee PC 1215N Seashell Series NetBook PC, in India which is powered by Intel Dual-Core ATOM ULV processor and features 12.1-inch widescreen LED backlit display.
Only 1.55 kgs with 6-cell power pack, the Asus Eee 1215N ultra-portable draws its inspiration from natural seashells and its glossy exterior is crafted by the innovative in-Mold Roller technology.
The Asus Eee PC 1215N ultra-portable laptop is designed as low-cost, Internet-centric mobile computing devices powered by Intel ATOM ULV processor and using components designed for small devices and low power consumption, while maintaining the Intel Core 2 Duo instruction set compatibility.
The new range of Seashell series 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 1215N 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.
The Asus Eee PC 1215N netbook sports 92% big keyboard (compared to standard laptop) offering more comfortable and less fatiguing to type on for prolonged periods.
Asus Eee PC 1215N netBook is powered by latest Intel ATOM Dual-Core Processor D525 running at 1.8-GHz speed and features 2-GB DDR2 667 MHz SDRAM (maximum 2-GB via a standard SO-DIMM module) and a 320-GB internal 2.5-inch 5200 rpm SATA hard drive but there is NO provision for internal CD/DVD optical drives.
DOS/Linux or Windows 7 reinstalled, the new Asus Eee PC 1215N features 12.1-inch WSVGA LED Backlit display powered by dual graphics solution incorporating integrated Intel HD graphics and NVIDIA ION graphics solution with NVIDIA Optimus technology with 1-GB dedicated memory delivering maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio allowing full support of full 1080p HD video experience.
The NVIDIA Optimus technology intelligently switch between its NVIDIA ION high power discrete graphics and integrated low power Intel HD Graphics to suit the intensity of the graphics being rendered—leading to additional power savings and longer battery life.
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, it 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 1215N 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 1215N 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.
The Eee PC 1215N ultra-portable comes preloaded with ArcSoft SimHD software that automatically up-scales standard definition video content to full 1080p high definition while a plug-in for ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater called SimHD enhances the quality of images and supports a wide range of video file formats.
Other features 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.
The Asus Eee PC 1215N Seashell series 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 new netbook delivers incredible 6.5 hours of battery life without WiFi use.
Weighing just about 1.55 Kgs, the Asus Eee PC 1215N seashell series ultra-portable PC comes with 6-cell 5600 mAh (63Wh), 7.4 volts Li-Ion battery which offers upto 6.5 hours battery life (without WiFi).
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 1215N Ultra-Portable PC Features
- Intel ATOM Dual-Core Processor D525, 1.8 GHz
- 1-MB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB
- 2-GB DDR2 SDRAM, 667 Mhz, Max. upto 2 GB maximum
- 320-GB, 2.5-inch, SATA 5400 rpm Hard Drive
- 10-GB Eee online storage
- 12.1-inch WSVGA LED Backlit Display with Color-Shine, 1366 x 768 pixels in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, full 1080p HD video support
- Dual Graphics: NVIDIA Ion discrete with 1-GB video RAM and Integrated Intel HD with shared video 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
- DOS/Linux / Windows 7 preinstalled
- 6-cell, Li-Ion, 5600 mAh (63Wh), 7.4 volts Battery, upto 10.5 hrs battery life
- Weight: 1.27 Kgs with battery
Asus has not yet revealed price or availability of this netbook in any markets.