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Feb 1, 2011

Asus Introduces The Eee Slate EP121 High-Performance Tablet Computer

With its large multi-touch display and Intel® Core™ i5 processor, the ASUS Eee Slate EP121 delivers the ultimate combination of performance and portability in a tablet design. Powered by Windows 7 Home Premium, the Eee Slate runs the same software as any desktop or notebook PC, so it’s perfect for mobile users who need to both create and consumer content.

The Eee Slate EP121 is a powerful tablet computer that meets the needs of both consumers and business users. It receiving an Innovations Award at CES 2011 is a clear testament to the innovation and technology behind it. “This unique PC provides a great combination of productivity, entertainment and social networking that we believe delivers a no-compromise mobile computing solution.”— Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President of the OEM Division at Microsoft Corporation.

Asus Eee Slate EP121

Asus Eee Slate EP121

Easy and Intuitive Input Options

The vibrant, high-definition, 12.1” screen makes the Eee Slate EP121 ideal for entertainment on the go and offers a number of input options to suit all users. The capacitive touch-sensor provides accurate fingertip control for more relaxed use, while the WACOM digitizer pen provides the world's most sophisticated stylus experience. Advanced ‘pen and ink’ technology delivers the most natural writing experience available — handwritten notes can be stored in their original state or quickly converted into editable text.

The Eee Slate EP121 also ships with a sleek, full-size, Bluetooth keyboard that’s ideal for serious typing sessions and its built-in battery extends battery life to up to 4.5 hours (as tested with 3Dmark Reader mode).

No-Compromise Tablet Computing

A powerful Intel® Core™ i5 processor, combined with either 2GB or 4GB of RAM, means the Eee Slate EP121 can multi-task with ease. Windows 7 Home Premium means it can run the same applications as a desktop or notebook PC too, whether it’s Microsoft Office, Intuit Quicken or Adobe Photoshop Elements — and much more, besides. Support for 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0 and HDMI also make connecting to wireless networks, peripherals and high-definition displays easy, making the Eee Slate the most capable and versatile tablet computer around.

Movies, TV shows and games have never looked as good as on the Eee Slate EP121 and, since this is a full PC, there’s the same wide choice of multimedia content and software as any desktop or notebook PC.

Entertainment for All

The Eee Slate EP121’s 12-inch screen makes sharing HD movies and photos with other people is a pleasure, not a pain. Its Advanced Fringe Field Switching (AFSS) technology delivers superior brightness and color range to similar IPS (In-Plane Switching) displays, along with an ultra-wide 178° viewing angle. The 1280 x 800 resolution makes the Eee Slate EP121 ideal for both productivity tasks and enjoying multimedia too, while of the tough Corning® Gorilla® Glass construction means the screen can easily cope with the rigors of mobile life.

Movies, TV shows and games have never looked as good as on the Eee Slate EP121 and, since this is a full PC, there’s the same wide choice of multimedia content and software as any desktop or notebook PC. The Eee Slate EP121 runs Adobe Flash too, so it gives access to the whole of the web, with no restrictions.

Stay Connected with Content

Windows Live Mesh keeps files automatically synchronized across other Windows 7 PCs, so users can be sure to have access to the files they need, no matter where they are. They can also connect to other PCs remotely with the Eee Slate EP121 using nothing more than built-in software and a high-speed internet connection.

Whether it’s watching movies, making handwritten notes, sketching ideas or working with Windows software, the powerful and highly portable ASUS Eee Slate EP121 makes every task a pleasure.

Highlights

  • Ultra performance with an Intel® Core™ i5 processor and Windows® 7
  • Wacom® multi-touch screen with digital pen
  • A complete multimedia experience through a 12.1”wide-viewing angle screen

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