The Asus Eee PC 1015PEM netbook with a dual core 1.5GHz Intel Atom N50 processor has been available for purchase in the US for a little over a week. But now that online electronics shop Newegg has it in stock, you can actually get the mini-laptop for the suggested retail price of $379.99. Amazon and other retailers were charging closer to $400.
The Eee PC 1015PEM is also listed for $379.99 at J&R, but that store is still only accepting pre-orders.
The netbook features USB 3.0 and Bluetooth 3.0, a 250GB hard drive, a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, and 1GB of RAM. The computer runs Windows 7 Starter Edition and supports 802.11b/g/n WiFi. It has a 0.3MP webcam, VGA output, mic and headphone jacks and an SDHC card slot. The model currently available ships with a 63Whr battery.