Hong Kong Tech Phooey

a tech junkie from Hong Kong

ASUS Eee PC 900 is in DA House


Wow, what a trip to Singapore, will do a wrap up on that later tonight. While I was gone, ASUS Hong Kong launched the ASUS Eee PC 900 (Linus version) and the first batch was on sale yesterday. As I got back late last night (around 3:00am), I got a message that mine was ready for pick up today.

Okay, some pics for now and I’ll follow up with a more detail review in a few hours. If you have any questions, just post it up here and I’ll include them in the review.

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April 20, 2008 - Posted by | Eee PC, Gadgets n Gizmos, Mobility, My Gears, Notebooks, UMPC | , ,

7 Comments »

  1. looks very cool- would love to try it out.

    am still waiting for someone to come out with a computer for non-computer people like my mom. something so simple anyone could figure it out.

    Comment by jeremy | April 20, 2008 | Reply

  2. Looks good – is this the 9 inch screen version, and how much did it cost?

    Comment by Mike Poole | April 21, 2008 | Reply

  3. Screen size is 8.9″, as for price, please refer to my Photo Review post.

    Comment by hongkongphooey | April 21, 2008 | Reply

  4. can i get this unit at hong kong International Airport?

    Comment by strangly | April 21, 2008 | Reply

  5. Not sure you can, probably not for the initial lot for stocks are running tight. Even if you can find one, expect a premium added on top.

    Comment by hongkongphooey | April 21, 2008 | Reply

  6. i’ve been reading eeepc info these 2 or 3 weeks. i identified this to be my next notebook until i read the spec of hp mini-note 2133 today.

    hey hooey, how do u rate these 2 machines?

    Comment by Jansen | April 25, 2008 | Reply

  7. Hmm.. I tried out the EeePC 900 over the past couple days, apart from having to learn a new OS (linux), the battery life is the biggest issue (with 4,400 mAh). So the deal is if you’re into linux and can make sure that you’re getting the 5,800 mAh battery, then you should be pretty safe.

    As for the HP mininote, initial feedbacks from the ones who received them are mixed, for Vista, a lot of people are having problems with the Vista and its SP1 update. So better wait until it’s released in your neighborhood, go up and take a look yourself, feel it a bit and decide. As for Linux on the HP, hmm…. might as well go with the Eee PC.

    Comment by hongkongphooey | April 25, 2008 | Reply


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