The Asus Eee PC 1005PR looks exactly like the Eee PC 1005PE — until you turn it on. That’s when you’ll find out that the netbook has a high resolution 1366 x 768 pixel HD display and it can handle HD video playback thanks to a built in Broadcom Crystal HD video accelerator.
Asus first showed of the Eee PC 1005PR in early March. Now it’s available for pre-order from Amazon and B&H. Both retailers are charging about $400 for the laptop.
Here’s a rundown of the specs:
- CPU: 1.66GHz Intel Atom N450
- Display: 10.1 inch, 1366 x 768 pixels
- Graphics: Intel GMA 3150plus Broadcom Crystal HD video accelerator
- OS: Windows 7 Starter Edition
- Memory: 1GB DDR2
- Storage: 250GB, 5400rpm hard drive
- Connectivity: 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, Ethernet
- I/O: 0.3MP webcam, 3 USB ports, 1 VGA port, SDHC card reader, mic, headphone jacks
- Battery: 6 cells (Asus claims up to 11 hours of run time)
- Dimensions: 10.3″ x 7″ x 1.5″
- Weight: 2.8 pounds
You can check out a demo video from Asus after the break.