Asus Planning 11-Inch Netbook

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asus-n10-laptopRemember when ASUS CEO Jerry Shen said that its Eee PC line up would never get larger than systems with 10-inch displays? Well it looks like ASUS may be back tracking on its word. According to Digitimes, ASUS plans to launch an 11.6-inch Eee PC later this month:
[ASUS] will still consider 10-inch the mainstream specification for 2009, accounting for 50% of total shipments, while 11.6-inch models will account for 30%, according to company president Jerry Shen.
Additionally, the company plans to launch ultraportable like systems based on Intel's upcoming CULV processors. A 15.4-inch notebook, called the XS15, it is reported to be priced at $1063-1330 and a 13.3-inch model priced at 599-699 Euros. The company also plans to launch 14-inch models this year. We expect ASUS to launch many of its new Eee models at Computex in early June where we will be in attendance. So stay tuned.
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  • Tony Says:

    At what point does regular laptop become a netbook? Eleven inches??? I can see it now, the first 16 inch (it's not a notebook) netbook.

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