ASUS Technology has just announced the launch of new compact MeeGo Powered netbook, The ASUS EeePC X101 in India. This announcement comes after the recent launch of Samsung N100, which is also MeeGo running netbook.
The ASUS EeePC X101 is claimed to be the World’s Thinnest and Lightest Netbook, it is just 17.6mm thick, 262 x 180 x 17.6 mm dimensions and having weight of less than 950grams, hence it can be an ideal option for those who looking for ultra-portable netbook as it can be easily slipped into a bag. This Intel MeeGo Operating System running notebook is powered by powerful Intel Atom processor N455 CPU along with 1GB DDR3 RAM (Expandable up to 2GB) and a 220GB Hard Disk Drive, that is ideal for multimedia and web usage. Other features ans specifications of this netbook includes 25.7-cm (10.1-inch) LED-backlit screen and a ‘Chiclet’ keyboard for comfortable viewing experience and typing respectively.
“The new design and style of the light weight ASUS X101 super thin netbook will definitely enhance the customer experience. We have also integrated the consumer’s productive needs with his lifestyle requirements to enrich our customers’ experience. I am sure this new offering will bring in substantial traction,” explained Alex Huang, country head, ASUS Technology (India).
The ASUS X101 features Super Hybrid Engine (SHE), which is a ASUS’s proprietary power optimization technology that is claimed to deliver up to 53% extended battery life by scaling the application load optimize power. The ASUS EeePC X101 has a built-in camera for video conferencing and the netbook also incorporates the ‘ASUS App Store’ that allows users to enjoy simple, secure shopping of applications. The company has also integrated several social networking sites into the MyZone. The notebook also boasts all needed connectivity options including Bluetooth 3.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n for wireless connectivity and Internet access.
The ASUS X101 also comes pre-loaded with Cloud Storage (Dropbox) that provide users free access, edit, and to sync files across all the devices such as tablet, smartphone of a PC etc.The company has also mentioned that they’ll ship this netbook with SSD in near future. The ASUS EeePC X101 Netbook is now available at suggested retail price of Rs. 12,499 in India. It is available in Black, Red, White, Brown colors.