Asus has again come up with a newly-improved Eee PC line, the Asus Eee PC 1001P netbook. The device has white lid and textured checkerboard design of small concentric squares. Unlike its predecessors which have glossy lid that easily attracts fingerprints, the matte finish lid of Asus Eee PC 1001P keep fingerprints smudges away and gives it a classy look at affordable price. Similar design stretches into the keyboards; however, the bezel remains as glossy black.
Asus Eee PC 1001P is housed in 10.3×7.0×1.4inches at 2.8 pounds, so it will never put a strain onto your shoulders even when you bring its charger. Surely, this new Seashell line of Asus is worth considering especially if you are in tight budget. Read on further how this Aus Eee PC 1001P will prove to be an excellent choice for a netbook. Below are the specifications, advantages and disadvantages of this new Eee PC line.
Asus Eee PC 1001P is equipped with 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450 processor using Windows 7 Starter Edition for its operating system. Also, it has a memory of 1GB while the hard drive is 160GB in 5400rpm hard drive speed. Asus Eee PC 1001P has 10.1-inch display screen in 1024×600 pixel resolution with integrated graphics and video memory Intel GMA 3150.
The device’s 1024×600 pixel LED backlit display provides good image quality. Moreover, just like its contemporaries, it also has a 2.0 USB port, VGA and Kensington lock slot; these are all located on the left side of the unit. While the three-in-one memory card reader, microphone and headphone jacks, two USB 2.0 ports and Ethernet port are situated at the right side of the device. It also has a 0.3mega pixel web cam which is situated over the display screen that gives clear images. On the other hand, the white touchpad has a dull surface that gives only little friction and supports multi-touch gestures.
The trendy and smudge-free design of Asus Eee PC 1001P sets it apart from its competitors which are one the unit’s first advantage. Furthermore, the device has a decent software bundle and long endurance. The comfortable keyboard makes typing in this device a lot easier. Lastly, you have a sleek netbook at a very reasonable price.
One of the drawbacks of Asus Eee PC 1001P is that it has smaller hard drive which is only 160GB. Also, it only has one touchpad button. Although it is just a slight difference, majority still prefers the larger touchpad. Certainly, Asus Eee PC 1001P is a good choice in a netbook that comes in a chic design, comfy and roomy keyboard and long battery runtime at excellent value for your money.