ASUS today announced that its multi-award winning Eee PC Seashell Series of netbooks which include the Eee PC Seashell 1005P, 1005PE and 1001P is to feature Intel’s second generation Atom platform. The new Intel Atom processor N450 when used in concert with ASUS’ exclusive Super Hybrid Engine technology will substantially extend the battery lives of every model in the Seashell range, making them ideal travel companions and taking ASUS’ promise of all-day computing a step further to reality.
Exceptional Energy Efficiency for All-day Computing
Eee PC Seashell models equipped with the new Intel Atom processor N450 will also feature ASUS’ proprietary Super Hybrid Engine. This technology tailors the Eee PC Seashell’s energy consumption patterns to suit any task at hand, optimizing energy efficiency and reducing power usage by up to 15%. This will enable the Eee PC Seashell to deliver up to 14 hours of battery life on a single charge.
"We’re pleased to be working closely with ASUS, the Eee PC pioneers who helped drive this new category of computing, and are continuing to innovate with the second generation Intel Atom platform that delivers longer battery life and better performance," said Mooly Eden, Intel corporate vice-president and general manager of Intel’s PC Client Group.
Excellent Features, Design and Ergonomics for an Unmatched User Experience
The updated Eee PC Seashell will feature dual operating systems, enabling it to boot into Windows 7 or Express Gate. The latter boots up in just 8 seconds, allowing users to surf the web, browse their photos, as well as chat and play games online almost instantaneously. For its superlative ergonomics, design quality, finish and innovation, the entire Eee PC Seashell Series was recently honored with a 2010 iF product design award.
Going Beyond Hardware—Extending the Experience
The Eee PC Seashell user experience is taken further with the ASUS Access service. Services such as the ASUS AP Bank, Game Park, ASUS @Vibe, ASUS Wi-Fi service, ASUS WebStorage, and ASUS Safeguard are readily accessible through the Access services shortcut preinstalled on all Eee PC Seashell netbooks. The extra 500GB of free ASUS WebStorage offers users drag-and-drop convenience when sharing files. It can also be configured to perform automatic back-ups, making computing easier than ever before.