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ASUS confuses Eee PC brand with discrete graphics?

Lost in Eeeeee technology translation...
| Laptops News | Posted: Oct 29, 2008 2:08 pm

During a recent ASUS show and tell, an spokesperson said that the Taiwanese company, who made the netbook famous, would soon release a model, apparently called Eee PC 1002HA, that would come with discrete graphics.

 

ASUS was quick to mention that it should not be confused for the 10.2-inch N10 with Nvidia 9300M graphics, but then again - what exactly is it?

 

ASUS confuses Eee PC brand with discrete graphics?

The netbook market is quickly getting out of hand with companies looking to capitalize on the success of the small notebooks. We can't help but thinking though, isn't the point of the Eee PC to be a cheap, small and long battery life notebook?

 

Adding all these fancy bits and pieces and expensive paint jobs or what-not, is really confusing the once simple netbook. What exactly is the difference between this supposed new model versus a standard 15-inch notebook?

 

You can read more over here and here.

 

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