ASUS has launched the Eee PC 1201T Seashell in India, features an AMD MV-40 CPU and RS780MN chipset to provide superior processing and graphics performance. The Eee PC 1201T netbook offers a 1080p high definition (HD) video experience and has a 12.1" widescreen display with HD (1366 x 768 pixel) resolution.
Stylishly designed, incorporating cues of the Eee PC Seashell series, the netbook has a large ergonomic chiclet keyboard that is more comfortable and less fatiguing to type on for prolonged. In spite of the large screen and all the processing muscle, ASUS said the incorporated Super Hybrid Engine lets the Eee PC 1201T deliver a battery life of up to 6 hours.
Stanley Wu, Country Product Head – System Business, ASUS (India), said, "The Eee PC 1201T is our latest 12" netbook that is feature rich and packs in a powerful configuration. Featuring the AMD MV40 processor, 2 GB RAM and 320 GB hard disk, this netbook is aimed at users who want more processing power and storage capacity from their netbooks. The build quality and finish is top notch and we hope that it appeals to the users looking for a more powerful netbook than those available in the market at the moment."
"If you see the evolution of the Eee PC which can be heralded as the first netbook ever, what began as a basic 7" netbook has today transformed into a 12" feature rich multimedia device and this is largely a result of the demand in the market for such products," added Wu.
Deepanshu Sharma, Business Head: Emerging Opportunities, AMD India, said, "The Eee PC 1201T powered by the AMD Athlon processor brings amazing multimedia performance and multitasking to a compact yet full-featured notebook, without compromising battery life. Great for your regular Internet-based applications like search, email, chat and social networking and even better for DVDs, digital music and photos."
ASUS said the Eee PC 1201T provides users 1080p HD video experience with stunning vibrancy, crisp visual splendor via a 12.1" widescreen 16:9 HD display. The 12.1" display is the largest screen ever featured on an Eee PC. The netbook also features the 2nd generation AMD Ultrathin platform, which provides balanced performance across a myriad of applications.
Seemingly crafted by nature itself, the Eee PC Seashell draws its inspiration from seashells and its opalescent and glossy exterior is crafted by in-Mold Roller technology. Light and compact, with sleek curves and smooth lines, ASUS said the Eee PC Seashell will easily charm passers-by wherever it goes.
The Eee PC 1201T comes preinstalled with ArcSoft SimHD, which up scales standard definition video content to high definition. SimHD, a plug-in for ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater, dramatically enhances the quality of images and supports a wide range of file formats.
The ASUS Eee PC 1201T Seashell is priced at Rs. 21,490/- (excluding taxes) and comes with a one-year warranty.
Operating System – DOS
Display – 12.1" LED Backlight WXGA Screen (1366 x 768 pixels) with Color-Shine (Glare-type)
CPU & Chipset – Athlon Neo MV-40 (1.6 GHz)
Memory – 2 GB DDR II
Wireless Data Network – WLAN 802.11b/g/n @ 2.4 GHz, Bluetooth 2.1
Hybrid Storage – 320 GB HDD
Camera – 0.3 Megapixel with Zoom in/out function
Audio – Hi-Definition Audio CODEC, Stereo Speaker, Internal Mic.
Graphics – Embedded Graphic AMD HD3200
Input/Output – 1 x VGA Connector, 3 x USB 2.0, 1 x LAN RJ-45, 2 x Audio Jack (Head Phone/Mic-in), Card Reader: MMC/ SD(SDHC)
Battery – 6 cells Li-ion Battery Pack, 6 hours (6 cells, 47W/h) battery life
Dimensions – 296 x 208 x 27.3~33.3 mm (w/ 6cell battery)
Weight – 1.46 Kg (w/ 6cell battery)
Infusion – Black