ASUS’ Ultra-Thin Eee PC X101 Coming in July

Posted by at 8:20 am on June 28, 2011

ASUS’ ultra-thin Eee PC X101 is now slated to get a quick launch but also possibly a processor switch, tips hinted at on Monday. The ultrathin netbook is now poised to arrive in July, just a month over it was shown. To get to the $199 price for the MeeGo version, though, Digitimes heard it was using a single-core 1.33GHz Atom N435 and not the previously mentioned dual-core 1.5GHz Atom N670.

The faster processor is likely for the Windows 7 version. Industry contacts say the version running Microsoft’s OS will cost $310 to $350 and isn’t justified solely by the costs. Windows 7 Starter typically costs $30 for a license.

1 Comment for “ASUS’ Ultra-Thin Eee PC X101 Coming in July”

  1. […] ASUS will soon release a 12-inch Eee PC netbook that uses Ubuntu Linux. The Eee PC 1215P will be the largest from the company with Linux preloaded. Other specs include a dual-core 1.5GHz Intel Atom N570 CPU, 2GB of RAM and a 320GB hard drive. […]

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