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It’s been a good 17 months since Asus first introduced the world to its computer-in-a-keyboard concept. But the device is finally shipping today. Amazon has the Eee Keyboard in stock for $599 and says it can offer 1-day shipping, which means the first early adopters could have the Eee Keyboard as early as tomorrow.

At $599, I’m still not sure why anyone would buy a keyboard with a 4 hour battery and a computer stuffed inside when it would be cheaper to just pick up a cheap nettop, stick it next to your HDTV, and buy a separate wireless keyboard.

But if you’re still interested, here’s what you get with the Eee Keyboard: Windows XP, Wireless HDMI, a Broadcom Crystal HD video accelerator, a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270 CPU, 1G of RAM, and a 5 inch, 800 x 480 pixel touchscreen for launching applications and viewing some content on the keyboard without bringing it up on your TV.

via Engadget

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3 replies on “Asus Eee Keyboard finally starts shipping”

  1. I have to agree about the price.
    Heck, you could get an iPad + iPad Keyboard Dock (Keyboard & Dock combined) + iPad Camera Connection Kit for the same price.
    I think that’s saying something.

  2. No doubt, the price on this is a little off. Think I’ll stick with. . . oh, just about anything else, laptop, slate, nettop, netbook, desktop, etc. . .

    While some cool designs never make it to market you have to wonder why when something like this shows up.

  3. I just thought I would inform Asus they don’t need to make one for me.
    Looks nice buy over priced, you can buy a real desktop (a cheap one) for that price. I would say it’s about double the price it should be, but it is a interesting idea. Put a duo core and at least 2gb ram and it might be worthy of the price.

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