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ASUS Debuts First Ever Netbook to Go Multi-touch

ASUS Debuts First Ever Netbook to Go Multi-touch

 

The Eee PC™ T91MT is the Slimmest and Lightest Tablet Netbook with a Multi-touch Screen

 

Sydney, Australia, 19 November 2009 - The Eee PC™ T91MT is the world's first convertible tablet netbook to feature a multi-touch screen that supports Windows 7 Multi-Touch gestures. The slim and light Eee PC™ T91MT measures one-inch thick and weighs a mere 0.96kg. Designed to be held is one hand, it allows users to perform tasks with just their fingers and supports handwriting input via the integrated stylus. The Eee PC™ T91MT's multi-touch capabilities are further enhanced by a comprehensive suite of touch-optimised software that comes preinstalled. Designed for mobility, the Eee PC™ T91MT sports a shockproof 32GB Solid State Drive (SSD) and comes with an additional 500GB of online ASUS WebStorage.

 

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Great for Work and Collaborative Uses

 

The Eee PC™ T91MT's form factor with multi-touch swivel screen makes it great for general use and the perfect tool for business professionals and sales people. In slate form, it can be used as an e-reader and interaction tool. The screen can be angled up for presentations and the unit incorporates a VGA port for connection to external monitors. In netbook mode, it is perfect for taking notes, sending and receiving e-mail. With the Eee PC™ T91MT's multi-touch capabilities, free-flowing interaction between participants is now possible.

 

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Made for Mobility

 

The Eee PC™ T91MT is designed to accommodate and enhance mobile lifestyles. Built to withstand the rigors of day-to-day use, it is equipped with a shockproof 32GB SSD that prevents data loss in the event of accidental drops and shocks. It also comes with an extra 500GB of online ASUS WebStorage** which allows users to access, share and back up their files and media no matter where they are, through an easy-to-use drag-and-drop web-based interface.

 

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Puts Users in Touch with their Creative Sides

 

With its support for Windows 7 Multi-Touch gestures, virtually every task on the Eee PC™ T91MT can be performed with a tap, drag, pinch or flick. Photos can be zoomed in on, rotated and repositioned with the greatest of ease. Games can be controlled in a much more interactive way and pages of documents can be flipped with fingers-just as they would be with a real book. Adding to the fun is a suite of touch-optimised applications known as TouchSuite. TouchSuite allows users to perform a myriad of tasks with their fingertips, including editing photos with FotoFun, taking notes with NotePad and scribbling handwritten reminders with Memos.

 

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A Smooth Writing Experience

 

Equipped with a 256-level pressure sensor, the Eee PC™ T91MT's crisp and responsive 8.9" multi-touch screen reproduces handwriting beautifully and accurately, regardless of whether a finger or the bundled ergonomically-designed stylus is used. Handwriting on a computer has never felt more natural.

 

Available from major retailers and computer resellers. RRP $999.

 

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About ASUS

 

ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era, with an extensive product portfolio that includes notebooks, netbooks, motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, desktop PCs, servers, wireless solutions, mobile phones and networking devices. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today's digital home, office and person. ASUS won 3,056 awards in 2008, and is widely credited with revolutionising the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company's revenue for 2008 was 8.1 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among BusinessWeek's InfoTech 100, and has been on the listing for 12 consecutive years.

 

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