Asus Eee PC 1015PX, 1015PN and T101MT all up for pre-order
It seems to be the season for Asus Eee PC pre-orders, as the Taiwanese company has put a flurry of their Atom powered netbooks up for pre-order. After announcing the N570 upgrades to the 1015PX and the tablet convertible T101MT, Asus is putting the netbooks up for pre-order along with the Eee PC 1015PN.
Eee PC 1015PN
First announced at CeBIT earlier this year, the 1015PN was one of the first netbooks to feature a dual-core 1.66GHz Intel Atom N570 processor. However, Asus has just decided to put the netbook up for pre-order and it will also come with:
- 10.1" display with a 1024x600 pixel resolution
- 1GB of DDR3 RAM
- NVIDIA ION 2 Graphics
- 250GB HDD
· The laptop also comes with a .3MP webcam, VGA, HDMI, and a 6-cell battery that should theoretically provide up to 9.5 hours of life.
Eee PC 1015PX
The Asus Eee PC 1015PX is very similar to the 1015PN, but mainly differs in the graphics department. The PX will not include the NVIDIA ION 2 graphics and has to make do with the onboard Atom graphics. Otherwise, the laptop features the same dual-core N570 processor, 1 GB of DDR3 RAM and the same display as the 1015PN. However, the 1015PX will also come in two different versions, the 1015PX-P and the 1015PX-M. With regards to the P version, it will come with Bluetooth 3.0 and a 56W/h 6-cell battery (good for 11 hours) while the M version has no Bluetooth and comes with a 48W/h battery (good for 10 hours).
Eee PC T101MT
Rounding off the pre-order netbooks available today is the Eee PC T101MT. While it features the same Atom N570 processor as its earlier mentioned counterparts, the T101MT can be converted into a tablet via its swivel hinge. The laptop comes with the same 10.1” display with 1024x600 pixel resolution as the 1015 brothers but includes multi-touch support. The T101MT will also be available in two different versions a Professional version and a Starter version. The higher-end T101MT Pro will come with a 320GB HDD, 2GB of DDR3 RAM and Windows 7 Professional. On the other hand, the Starter version will only have a 250GB HDD,1GB of DDR3 RAM and will come with Windows 7 Starter version.
Now if you managed to get all those different model numbers down, then you should be set to tackle the pricing for the netbooks. The 1015PN starts off for $369 while the 1015PX-P goes for $349 and the 1015PX-M is $20 cheaper at $329. Lastly, the tablet T101MT is $599 and $469 for the Pro and Starter models respectively.
All models can currently be pre-ordered from excaliberpc.com, but there is no confirmation with regards to shipping date.
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