Asus Eee Note EA-800 hitting Taiwan this week for $230

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.

Asus Eee Note EA 800

Technical Specifications of Asus Eee Note EA-800*

Size139 x 222.4 x 11 mm
Weight520 g
TypeMonochrome LCD touchscreen
Size8 inch
Colors & Resolution(1024×768) Pixels
System Properties
Operating SystemLinux
CPUCortex A9 Dual-Core 1GHz Processor
Storage Capacity
Memory4GB internal storage
microSD card slot for 16GB expansion
Main Camera2 Megapixels
Video Recording CapabilityNo
Bluetooth & USBv2.0 micro USB*
WLANWLAN 802.11b/g
headset3.5 mm stereo headset jack
Music & Video
Image & Document FormatPDF, ePub, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, txt, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, ppt, pptx.
Music FormatMP3
Type3700mAh standard battery
Standby Time13.5 hours
Other FeaturesVoice recorder
built-in stylus silo

* Specifications are subject to change

Asus EeeNote EA 800

Asus EeeNote EA 800

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.

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