The name Eee is an abbreviation of “Easy to learn, Easy to work, Easy to play”. Asus started the range of netbooks with 7 inches screen, and later advanced to a 10.2 inches screen.
The technical specifications of the Asus EEE PC are:
- Display: 7 inches with resolution 800 x 480, 8.9 inches and 10.2 inches with resolution of 1024 x 600
- Processor: The models EEE PC 900A, 901, 1000H, 100HA and 1000 use the Intel Atom processor. Other models use the 900 MHz Intel Celeron-M processor
- Graphics: The 7 inch variants have the Intel GMA 900 graphics processor, the 8.9 and 10-inch variants have Intel GMA 950 graphics processor
- RAM: 512 MB for the 7 inch variants and 1GB for 8.9 and 10 inch variants
- Storage: 2 GB to 8GB Solid State Drive for 7 inches variants. 4 GB to 16GB Solid State Drive for 8.9 inches variants, 32 GB Solid State Drive for 10 inch EEE PC 1000. The 8.9 inch 904 HD and 10 inch 1000 HD contain 80 GB Hard Disk, 10 inch EEE PC 1000 H, 1000 HA contain 160 GB Hard Disk.
- Additional storage: SD, SDHC, MMC, MS and MS Pro support.
- Wireless support: 802.11b/802.11g wireless LAN
- LAN: 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
- Three USB 2.0 ports.
- Camera: 0.3 megapixel to 1.3 megapixel
- Operating System: Xandros Linux or Windows XP but other operating sysytems like Eeebuntu are also avaiable
- Dimensions: From minimum 225 × 165 × 35 mm to maximum of 265.9 × 191.3 × 38.1 mm
- Battery life: Vary depending upon models. Minimum of 2.45 hrs for 7 inch variants to maximum of 7.8 hrs for 10 inch variants.
- Some variants support bluetooth and wireless 802.11n
- Audio: High definition 5.1 audio support
- Additional ports: Microphone input, headphone jack, VGA out
The Asus EEE PC is available in colours White, Galaxy black, Lush Green and Sky Blue. The prices vary depending upon the model chosen starting at $249.