Asus today announced the availability of the Eee Top ET1602 touch-based computer in north America.
Designed as an Internet device and central communication hub, the Eee Top integrates a 15.6" touch screen, an Intel Atom based system, and an easy to use graphic interface. Available now through ASUS North American authorized dealers, the Eee Top 1602?s introductory MSRP is $599 USD. A companion external DVD drive is also available at an introductory MRSP of $64 USD.
The Eee Top's 15.6" touch screen is the perfect input surface for collaborate computing, negating the need to pass keyboards and mice or switch seats. It's integrated webcam, array mic and wireless capabilities grant it video-phone functionality over Skype.
Its built-in handle makes the 10 lbs. system highly portable from room to room. Available in black and white, its clean, cable-less look fits a wide variety of rooms. Furthermore, Eee Top?s low energy consumption and Super Hybrid Engine minimize heat and annoying fan noises found in traditional computing solutions.
The device also offers wireless networking capabilities, camera card reader, USB portsand onboard SRS audio.