Asus eeepc laptop


#1

I am looking for a laptop, so instead of getting a regular one, am interested in getting the Asus eeepc, or something similar. Does anyone know if the eeepc is available in Khi?

Some info on the eeepc: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eeepc & http://www.engadget.com/tag/eeepc/


#2

haha....we were just talking about it in the other thread..SaadIbrahim doesn't even consider it a laptop! :P

Why are you considering buying the eepc?


#3

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I am looking for a laptop, so instead of getting a regular one, am interested in getting the Asus eeepc, or something similar. Does anyone know if the eeepc is available in Khi?

Some info on the eeepc: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eeepc & http://www.engadget.com/tag/eeepc/

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i m not sure if its available in karachi but i did see an ad for it in Spider which listed shops to buy the EEEpc

i will try to find it


#4

lolz its a coincidence that we were just discussing it in the other thread

some links:

http://www.engadget.com/search/?q=eee+pc&searchsubmit=

Pictures:

http://www.engadget.com/2007/10/16/hands-on-with-eee-pc/

full system specs (the latest one with windows xp):

http://blog.laptopmag.com/asus-eee-pc-4g-windows-xp-version-to-be-available-at-best-buy-for-399-in-april


#5

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haha…we were just talking about it in the other thread…SaadIbrahim doesn’t even consider it a laptop! :P

Why are you considering buying the eepc?

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lolz i wrote that too but got in posting because was finding some links


#6

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Why are you considering buying the eepc?
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For internet use, writing, email, basic spreadsheets and docs. Basically as use as a regular laptop. Though I’ll have to test it first to see if it’s not too small!


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For internet use, writing, email, basic spreadsheets and docs. Basically as use as a regular laptop. Though I’ll have to test it first to see if it’s not too small!

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it is kinda small its only 8-9m inches

check those links to find more information


#8

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For internet use, writing, email, basic spreadsheets and docs. Basically as use as a regular laptop. Though I’ll have to test it first to see if it’s not too small!

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It’s the cheapest and fastest (thanks to its disk) ultra-portable laptop AFAIK. I almost decided to buy it last September when a contact in Hong Kong pre-ordered in bulk. However, then I realized I don’t currently need it.

It is small but that’s how you’d expect an ultra-portable laptop to be.


#9

and the eeepc also has limited storage

i think it only has 4 GB out of which i think 1 GB is used by the OS but it does have memory card slots


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It’s the cheapest and fastest (thanks to its disk) ultra-portable laptop AFAIK. I almost decided to buy it last September when a contact in Hong Kong pre-ordered in bulk. However, then I realized I don’t currently need it.

It is small but that’s how you’d expect an ultra-portable laptop to be.

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it was designed for students

for some project named One Laptop Per Child


#11

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and the eeepc also has limited storage

i think it only has 4 GB out of which i think 1 GB is used by the OS but it does have memory card slots

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there is 4 GB and 8 GB model


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For internet use, writing, email, basic spreadsheets and docs. Basically as use as a regular laptop. Though I’ll have to test it first to see if it’s not too small!
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Yeah you should test it out first. Especially for documents and spreadsheets, having a larger monitor is a big plus.


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there is 4 GB and 8 GB model

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You can add upto 32 GB sd card to increase space. It has 7" screen with linux and windows xp can be installed. Good but in my opinion screen should be little more and inbuild memory must be more. It was available in some school about Rs. 16,000/- for school studetns only.


#15

even vista can be installed :)


#16

Check link it has new model and information

http://eeepc.asus.com/global/900.htm

Check video


#17

IMO its not a good idea

you should look for other alternatives


#18

You can check review

http://www.trustedreviews.com/notebooks/review/2008/04/16/Asus-Eee-PC-900/p1


#19

eepc wasnt designed for the OLPC, the OLPC initiative is different and the architecture used is different. OLPC is a non profit organization from the MIT media lab. the product of OLPC is the XO-1, which hasnt yet quite achieved it's 100$ price tag.

asus EEEpc is a new *breed* of ultra portable computers long the likes of MSI Wind and gigabyte's simialr offering. it is usually classified as a subnotebook. it is called EEE pc:

Easy to learn

Easy to use

Easy to play

there are two eee pc models the 700 and the 900. the former comes with linux can be coaxed into using windows, the latter does have a oob windows option. the latter has a larger screen to boot, and an intel 900mhz cpu that runs at that speed (the 700 has the speed cut to 600 or so mhz; a celeron-M model).

Here more info is available from ur local shingtech dealer.

a very detailed review is available from anandtech if anyone here is really into it.


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eepc wasnt designed for the OLPC, the OLPC initiative is different and the architecture used is different. OLPC is a non profit organization from the MIT media lab. the product of OLPC is the XO-1, which hasnt yet quite achieved it’s 100$ price tag.

asus EEEpc is a new breed of ultra portable computers long the likes of MSI Wind and gigabyte’s simialr offering. it is usually classified as a subnotebook. it is called EEE pc:

Easy to learn

Easy to use

Easy to play

there are two eee pc models the 700 and the 900. the former comes with linux can be coaxed into using windows, the latter does have a oob windows option. the latter has a larger screen to boot, and an intel 900mhz cpu that runs at that speed (the 700 has the speed cut to 600 or so mhz; a celeron-M model).

Here more info is available from ur local shingtech dealer.

a very detailed review is available from anandtech if anyone here is really into it.

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hmm but there were talking that eee pc will be used in OLPC so i got confused coz i read that a long tyme ago