Yesterday, Asustek has launched an e-reader Eee Note EA-800 having an 8-inch touch screen with 2 megapixels built-in camera, powered by Linux OS. The Eee Note is made with standard PC parts.
Eee Note equipped with 8 inches monochrome LCD touchscreen with 1024×768 pixels resolution, offering 64 levels of gray and 256 levels of pressure sensitivity, 4GB of internal storage, built-in stylus silo, voice recorder, 3.5mm headphone stereo jack and a 3700mAh battery.
It is also having microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 16GB. It is also having Wi-Fi connectivity and the battery is capable of 13.5 hours of uninterrupted use, while the Eee Reader uses an e-paper screen and it requires only power to change the image.
Technical Specifications of Asus Eee Note EA-800*
|Size||139 x 222.4 x 11 mm|
|Type||Monochrome LCD touchscreen|
|Colors & Resolution||(1024×768) Pixels|
|CPU||Cortex A9 Dual-Core 1GHz Processor|
|Memory||4GB internal storage|
microSD card slot for 16GB expansion
|Main Camera||2 Megapixels|
|Video Recording Capability||No|
|Bluetooth & USB||v2.0 micro USB*|
|headset||3.5 mm stereo headset jack|
|Music & Video|
|Image & Document Format||PDF, ePub, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, txt, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx.|
|Type||3700mAh standard battery|
|Standby Time||13.5 hours|
|Other Features||Voice recorder|
built-in stylus silo
* Specifications are subject to change
So with the help of this Eee Note, you can read e-books, take notes, draw pictures, record lectures, snap photos, listen to music or lectures and do more.
Price & Availability
This low-cost Eee Note EA-800 by Asus will be launching this week in Taiwan with an affordable price tag of $230 (NT$6,999), later it will be reaching Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Russia in this year and would be destined to China and US in the 1st quarter of 2011.