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The Asus Eee PC 901 will be released early next month and although it will lack WiMAX, it will feature thins like Atom processors, metal inserts and, a new color theme. Just like the Eee PC 701 before it, the 8.9-inch screen-boasting 901 model will not limit itself to shiny white so it will also be available in shiny black. Pictured below, the black Eee PC 901 should hit the stores right after the white-painted machine and should have a price tag of $650.


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I was planning to buy it only until the jacked-up price....
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It is a bit expensive yes....
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Considering I can get a capable, albeit larger, Dell for <$550 I'm not so sure this is the thing for me.
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you can have a much bigger laptop with bigger HDD and faster cpu for the same price.
    
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post #7 of 18
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you can have a much bigger laptop with bigger HDD and faster cpu for the same price.
Except it is bigger, thus less portable.
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post #8 of 18
Quote:
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you can have a much bigger laptop with bigger HDD and faster cpu for the same price.
Um, ok, the kicker here is that while this will probably have 20GB of storage space, it's a solid state disc, which means faster, more efficient, and no moving parts (more reliable). The CPU is Atom-based, so it's much more efficient in terms of power and heat production. These are two of the main points in getting a subnotebook. Don't put it down when it doesn't compete with a different category of portable in a category it isn't meant to excel in.
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lame... When they start getting cool, they jack up the price...

so lame...
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Will this have the touch screen and special two finger touchpad thingy?
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