I’ll be honest. I have no idea why unboxing videos are so popular. But for some reason people love to see new gadgets taken out of a box for the first time, and so to help fill that demand, I’ve posted an unboxing video for almost every product I’ve reviewed since the Asus Eee PC 701. Since I’m not entirely sure I understand the magic behind the appeal of the unboxing, I can’t quite decide if this is cheating or not… but Asus has posted an unboxing video of its own product.
The Eee Slate Ep121 is a 12 inch Windows tablet that’s set to start shipping later this month. The folks at Asus clearly have a few units lying around the corporate offices, and a member of the Asus team has put together a video showing what it looks like when you take it out of the box.
The video confirms that the EP121 comes with a carrying case, stylus, power adapter, and Bluetooth keyboard. while the guy in th evideo says it boots in 10-15 seconds, the video counter shows it actually takes more like 25 seconds to get a usable desktop. But that’s still pretty good by Windows standards. You can probably thank the tablet’s Intel Core i5 processor and fast SSD for that.
You can check out the full video after the break.