Ultraportable, flash storage, easy to use and cheap. Specs of the Asus Eee PC are as follows: Size is OK for taking with you everywhere, screen is the 7-inch 800 x 480-pixel LCD. Also there are features like an SD card slot, 2 USB ports, Ethernet, mic and headphone jack. Equipped with software Firefox web browser, instant messaging softwares and Skype.
But most interesting fact is that it get widely popular. Some sources say that in places such as Taiwan, US and Hong Kong, Asus Eee PC is sold out as soon as it appears on the market. Also people say that It is the number one gadget on most wish list of Americans this Christmas. "In the two weeks since it´s launch in the US, the Eee PC has already sold ten thousand sets," said Director of ASUS Global Brand Center, Sunny Han. Sales projection for this year is 350,000 Asus Eee PC units is likely to be met. In the next year 3 to 5 million Eee PCs will be sold.
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Gigabyte has presented a new M704 UMPC device. It has onboard a VIA Esther ULV C7 processor running on 1,2 GHz, integrated video VIA VX-700, 768 MB of RAM DDR2-533, 1.8 inch HDD capacity 60 GB. Also it has 1,3-MP webcam, wireless network support Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, cardreader supported SD/MMC, two USB 2.0 ports, video output D-Sub, 100-Mbit network adapter and sliding QWERTY-keyboard. Size of display is 7 inch, it supports 1024×600 pixels resolution. Device can run up to three hours from battery.
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