Asus today announces the availability of the Eee PC 1005HA Seashell in North America.
The new model is the first Eee PC to offer over 10 hours of battery life for true all-day computing. The 1005HA, which is the successor to the Eee PC 1000HE, also boasts all-new Eee Docking software in addition to an elegant design.
The 1005HA is the most energy-efficient Eee PC yet, thanks to the ASUS-engineered Super Hybrid Engine (SHE), LED-backlit display and Intel Atom processor. These technologies combine to allow the 10005HA to run all day long, lasting up to 10.5 hours on a single charge. The 1005HA also features a user-replaceable battery and an upgradeable RAM slot.
The 1005HA employs a large 92% keyboard with full-size shift keys. The keyboard is complimented by extra-wide palm rests and a seam-less touchpad with a dimpled surface that supports multi-touch gestures.
The 1005HA is the first Eee PC to offer ASUS? new Eee Docking software, which provides easy access to utilities, software and digital content. It consists of the following: Eee Vibe, Sharing, Xperience and Tools, and all of these suites are easily accessed as the software "docks" to the top of the screen and is semi-hidden when not in use.
The ASUS Eee PC 1005HA Seashell is available immediately for pre-order. The introductory MSRP of the Eee PC 1005HA-P Seashell is $389.99 USD.
Display: 10.1" LED-backlit WSVGA Screen (1024x600 pixels)
Operating System: Genuine Windows XP Home
Processor: Intel Atom N280
Default Memory: 1GB DDR2 SO-DIMM
Hybrid Storage: 160GB 2.5" SATA II 5400RPM HDD + 10GB Eee Online Storage
Wireless Data Network: WLAN 802.11b/g/n @2.4GHz, Bluetooth2.1 + EDR
Battery: 10.5 hours
Camera: 1.3M Pixel
Audio Codec: Hi-Definition Audio CODEC
Speakers: Premium Dolby and SRS Surround Sound Speakers
Built-in Mic: Digital Array Mic
1 x Mini VGA Connector, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x LAN RJ-45, 2 x Audio Jack (Head Phone / Mic-in), Card Reader: MMC/ SD(SDHC)
Dimensions: 10.2" (W) x 6.9" (D) x 1.4" (H)
Colors: Black and Blue