ASUS Eee Tablet Becomes Official; Release Date in September & Pricing Between $199 and $299

May 31, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

ASUS has officially unveiled its Eee tablet at the Computex 2010 event being held at Taipei, Taiwan. The company has introduced the tablet as a digital notebook equipped with a 2450 dpi touchscreen and has focused specially on the device’s note-taking features.

The 8-inch touchscreen on the notebook had a resolution of 1024×768 pixels and has an input sensitivity of 2450 dpi. The company claims that taking notes will feel like writing on paper. The tablet also has a variety of built-in templates for notepad which users can chose to store, tag, sort, organize and browse through their notes. They can also create annotations for notes in real-time while in a hurry.

Users can also take pictures of lecture slides with the 2 megapixel camera fitted on the tablet and can write on these pictures as well. They can be later synced to a PC using a USB so that the content can be updated. The device also has a slot for microSD cards and a battery that can power it for a period of 10 hours. As for its e-reader features, the gadget has a page turn time of 0.1 second. The absence of the backlight on the TFT-LCD screen of the Eee tablet, which can display 64 shades of gray, make reading for a lengthy period of time easier for the user.

The ASUS Eee tablet is expected to have a price range of $199 to $299 and has been revealed by the company to release in the month of September.

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