Improved multimedia with NVIDIA ION graphics
ASUS introduces the Eee PC Seashell 1201PN–a netbook designed for users looking to have a compact and mobile machine that delivers a multimedia performance that rivals that of established notebooks in the market today.
Delivering that Immersive Multimedia Experience
The Eee PC Seashell 1201PN ups the ante by delivering an immersive multimedia experience that has never before been seen on a netbook.
The 1201PN comes with the Intel Atom N450 processor and next generation NVIDIA ION graphics to draw viewers into a world of mind-blowing Full HD 1080p visuals.
It has the largest screen ever to be featured in the Eee PC range. Its 12.1″, 16:9 widescreen high definition plus display delivers visuals at resolutions of up to 1366 x 768.
With HDMI compatibility and virtual 5.1 channel SRS Premium Sound, it reinforces the fact that the 1201PN is designed to deliver audio-visuals never before experienced throughout the entire Eee PC range.
The 1201PN can also be hooked up to HDTVs via the HDMI port to deliver Full HD 1080p videos with true-fidelity 7.1 channel audio.
It’s Not Just About the Hardware
The Eee PC Seashell 1201PN comes with an array of pre-installed software that further enhances the user’s viewing experience.
The ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater features an intuitive user interface and supports a wide variety media formats and codecs. The ArcSoft SimHD plug-in*, upscales standard definition video to high definition quality, enhancing images to deliver more vivid colors and sharper images.
* ArcSoft SimHD only supports MPEG2 codec on the TMT player.
Enhanced Netbook Features
On top satisfying users’ multimedia needs, the Eee PC Seashell 1201PN boasts features that take their netbook computing experience to another level.
Its sleek curves and lines house an ergonomically designed chiclet keyboard that ensures a comfortable feel even after hours of continuous typing; while the multitouch touchpad gives complete intuitive control over photos and webpages even in the absence of a mouse.
The user can pinch zoom in and out of images, or even rotate them with just two fingers. Scrolling through webpages is a breeze too, with just a simple act of gliding fingers over the multitouch touchpad.
In terms of connectivity, the 1201PN comes with Bluetooth V2.1 to let the user Skype or listen to music wirelessly, or synchronize with Bluetooth-equipped mobile devices. When it comes to surfing the net, this functionality also lets the 1201PN log onto the net by tethering through a 3G Bluetooth smartphone. The 1201PN also supports the 802.11n wireless standard.
Price and Availability
The ASUS Seashell 1201PN Eee PC Netbook is available now for $499.