ASUS today added the Eee PC T91 to its Eee PC netbook line. This new model has a Tablet PC-like 8.9" swivel touchscreen and has a suite of touch-optimized software that enables users to get the most out of finger or stylus input. Here is more info on the Eee PC T91:
"The Eee PC T91's unique software applications, collectively known as TouchSuite, allow users to perform tasks with their fingertips, such as touching up photos, creating photo albums, leaving handwritten desktop memos for loved ones, and sketching cartoons or custom emoticons.
The programs of particular note include:
FotoFun FotoFun allows users to flip through, organize and edit their photos via a customizable photo album interface. With just the flick of a finger, users can perform tasks such as adjusting image brightness, zooming in and out, and adding beautiful overlays such as frames. Users can even upload their edited pictures to popular photo-hosting websites conveniently via FotoFun.
Memos Forgetting important appointments is a thing of the past with Memos. Memos allows users to jot down handwritten notes which can then be 'stuck' on the desktop. Users can even send interactive memos across Eee PCs?*. For example, a memo sent from a son's Eee PC? T91 reminding his father to see the doctor will appear on the father's Eee PC? T91.
Touch Gate Touch Gate takes ease of use to a new dimension by enabling users to switch between different user interfaces on the fly. Users can choose from XP Mode, which is the standard Windows XP interface with the addition of a convenient application dock; Widget Mode which displays a plethora of information in neat, easily-organized widgets; and Touch Mode, a streamlined interface featuring large icons that makes it extremely easy for users to launch programs with their fingers.
IE Toolbar IE Toolbar is a convenient toolbar in Internet Explorer that enables users to easily zoom in and out of web pages by manipulating a slider with their fingers. It also simplifies and speeds up switching between open web pages.
The Eee PC T91 is equipped with 3G plus (HSUPA) technology, enabling high-speed Internet access anywhere. It also features Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth connectivity. A built-in GPS also guides users to wherever from wherever, enhancing their mobility.
One-touch Entertainment on the Go
In addition to boasting robust video, music and photo playback capabilities, the Eee PC T91 features a built-in TV tuner, ensuring that there will be no shortage of entertainment options for users while on the move. Users can also choose to upload up to 20GB of media and documents to the free online storage facility known as Eee Storage for access to files anytime, anywhere.
Extended Battery Life with Super Hybrid Engine
The Eee PC T91 features ASUS' exclusive Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) which reduces energy consumption up to 15%, letting users enjoy up to 5 hours of continuous use per charge. SHE also allows users to make quick adjustments to the Eee PC T91's performance and power consumption through readily-accessible presets.
The Eee PC T91 is available in Black and White to match different moods, personalities and lifestyles.
ASUS Eee PC T91 Specifications:
Operating System Genuine Windows XP Home
Display 8.9" LED-backlit / Resistive Touch Panel
CPU Intel Atom Z520
Chipset Intel US15W
LAN Onboard 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet controller
Wireless Data Networking WLAN: 802.11b/g/n Bluetooth V2.1
Memory 1GB (DDR2)
Storage Total 82GB (16GB Solid State Drive + 16GB SD Card + 30GB Portable Hard Disk Drive* + 20GB Eee Storage)
Interface 1 x VGA port (D-sub 15-pin for external monitor) 2 x USB 2.0 ports 1 x LAN RJ-45 2 x audio jacks: Headphone / Mic-in
Camera 0.3 M Pixel
Reader 3-in-1 MMC, SD, SDHC flash card slot
Audio Hi-definition audio CODEC Built-in high quality stereo speakers Digital Array Mic
Battery Life Li-Polymer battery, 5hrs
Dimensions 225mm (W) x 164mm (D) x 25.2 ~ 28.4mm (H)