Asus Unveils Eee Pad Tablets
Asus unveiled two tablet computers in an attempt to join the market currently dominated by iPad.
The Eee Pad EP121 will be one of the largest tablets to be announced so far with its 12 inch touchscreen. It will run a fully functional Windows 7 Home Premium operating system with an Intel Core 2 Duo platform. It will be capable of a 10-hour usage before recharge. Input methods are either by onscreen keyboard or via a hybrid dock keyboard.
Functionalities include Internet access, watching videos and other multimedia uses, computing and as an electronic book reader.
The other version is the Eee Pad EP 101 TC. This is a 10 inch touchscreen version. It weighs 675 grams. It will be running the Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system.
Full specifications and pricing were not yet disclosed.
The company also introduced the Eee Tablet, an electronic book reader. Users can do digital note taking via the touchscreen and a stylus. It also has a 2-megapixel camera, which is beneficial for students trying to capture educational slides.