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ASUS Seashell 1201PN Eee PC Netbook

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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.

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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.

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