ASUS Eee PC 4G Makes an Appearance on Newegg
October 31, 2007 11:11 AM
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The Eee PC is finally available for purchase
The ASUS Eee PC coverage has been quite fierce here on
, but the pint-sized notebook is finally available for purchase. As reported a
few weeks ago on
, Newegg is today one of the first to offer the Eee PC –
one day earlier
than originally expected.
Newegg is only offering one model of the Eee PC: the 4G model. The 8.9" x 6.5" x 1.4", 2-pound Eee PC comes standard with an Intel Celeron M ULV 900MHz processor, a 4GB SSD, 512MB of DDR2 memory, a 7" 800x480 display, 802.11g wireless and three USB 2.0 ports.
The Eee PC 4G also comes equipped with an Asus-optimized version of Xandros Linux. Asus will offer a version of Windows XP on the Eee PC at a later date.
Battery life for the Eee PC 4G is pegged at around 3.5 hours according to most of the reviews from around the web. The battery used in the device has four cells and is rated at 5200 mAh.
Although the reported price for authorized resellers of the Eee PC is as low as $199, Newegg has priced the notebook at the
suggested retail price of $399.99
. You'll also cough up $10.03 for 3-day shipping.
For those that are looking to know even more about the Eee PC, there is no shortage of coverage.
of the device and you'll also find coverage at
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RE: Let's play "Hype up the Price!"
10/31/2007 2:38:47 PM
Also, I've usually seen that $199 as the claimed volume OEM price. Meaning that would be the price that Uruguay (or whomever) would pay buying many thousands of them - and the units wouldn't be in retail packaging. And even then for the bottom-most stripped version. And if Uruguay wanted to resell them, they'd probably want more than that to sell you or I one.
RE: Let's play "Hype up the Price!"
11/1/2007 9:48:40 AM
Yep, that $199 pricing was for large volume OEM sales and for the rock bottom version. I speculated when the news broke that retail of the 4GB model would be $399.
"Paying an extra $500 for a computer in this environment -- same piece of hardware -- paying $500 more to get a logo on it? I think that's a more challenging proposition for the average person than it used to be." -- Steve Ballmer
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