The Asus Eee Pad Transformer 1025C is one of the first netbooks from Asus to feature an Intel Atom Cedar Trail processor. The mini-laptop isn’t shipping the US yet, but you can place a pre-order at J&R for $299.99.
The netbook has a 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N2600 dual core processor, a 10 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1GB of RAM and a 320Gb hard drive.
It supports 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Ethernet, and has 3 USB 2.0 ports, VGA and HDMI ports, and an SD card reader as well as a VGA webcam.
The Eee PC 1025C runs Windows 7 Starter Edition and has a 6 cell battery which Asus says should be good for up to 12.5 hours of run time.
The laptop measures 10.3″ x 7″ x 1.35″ and weighs about 2.75 pounds.
Asus also plans to launch an Eee PC 1025CE model with a faster 1.86 GHz Intel Atom N2800 processor soon. That model is expected to cost about $20 more.