Asus Eee PC S101

Asus Eee PC S101

Product Name: Asus Eee PC S101
Official Website:

Summary:
– 10.2″ Display, Intel Atom, Netbook, SSD, Oct 2008
– Search SL’s archives for the Eee PC S101
Markets: Professional
Regions: Probably North America, Asia, Europe
– This Page Updated: Feb 14, 2009

Notes:
– Considered to be a high-end netbook with design being an important factor.
Three colors: Brown, Champagne, and Graphite
– Very thin and leightweight (“ultra-slim”): 0.71 inches / 18mm, and 2.2 pounds / 1 kg
– “Super Hybrid Engine” – Up to 5 hours of battery life, Polymer Battery
– Multi-touch touchpad

Pricing:
– Late 2008 – Starting at $699 (USD)
– Early 2009 – Starting at $649 with some retailers

US Retailers:
– Amazon: S101 BLK013X – (Black/Graphite)
– Amazon: S101 BRN016X – (Brown)
– ZipZoomFly: S101 BLK013X – (Graphite)
– ZipZoomFly: S101 BRN016X – (Brown)


Related Stories:
Feb 14, 2009: ASUS Eee PC S101, S101H, 1002HA Compared (Portable Monkey)
January 28, 2009: Upgrade Asus S101 SSD Storage (Super Talent)
Nov 14, 2008: HP Mini 1000 Dissected, Benchmarked, Compared to Asus Eee PC S101
Nov 06, 2008: Windows 7: Faster Booting, Better Battery Life, Dual-Core Atom Asus S101?
Oct 24, 2008: ASUS Eee PC S101 Review (LAPTOP Mag)
Oct 21, 2008: Asus Eee PC S101 Hands-On
Oct 08, 2008: Asustek’s Goals for Netbooks, S101s
Oct 08, 2008: Asus Eee PC S101 Review (Mobile Computer)
Oct 07, 2008: Asustek Launches Eee PC S101, N10
Oct 03, 2008: Asus Eee PC S101 Introduced
Jul 29, 2008: Asus Eee PC Roadmap
Aug 07, 2008: Asus S101 – Not an Eee PC?

History:
Status: In production
Announced: Leaked – July, 2008 / Officially – October 3, 2008
Available: October, 2008
Price: Oct 03, 2008 – US $699 (506 EUR) – $799 (579 EUR)

Related Laptops:
– 12.1″ ASUS S121 larger version
– HDD-Based version: Asus Eee PC S101H
– Part of the Asus Eee PC Family
– Part of netbook category
– Smaller version maybe Asus Eee PC S91

Updates over previous models:
– This represents a new line.

Models:
– 16GB SSD: $699, Windows XP Home, Additional 16GB Secure Digital (SD) Card
– 32GB SSD: $699, Linux
– 64GB SSD: $799, Linux
S101 BLK013X (Graphite) $699, Windows XP, 16GB SSD, 1GB Ram
S101 BRN016X (Brown) $699, Windows XP, 16GB SSD, 1GB Ram

CPU/Platform/Memory:
CPU: Intel Atom N270 (1.6GHz)
Chipset: Intel 945GSE / ICH7-M
Front-side Bus:
Memory: DDR2
Memory Capacity: ? – 1GB – ?

Graphics/Display:
Display: 10.2″ Active Matrix LED-Backlit TFT
Resolution: WSVGA 1024×600
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Probably Intel
Graphics Memory:
Video Out: 1x VGA
Other:

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
Hard Drive Capacity: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Optical: External / USB
eSATA Port:
Other: 20GB Eee Storage (online)

Connectivity/Networking:
Wireless: 802.11n
Bluetooth: Bluetooth v2.0
Mobile Broadband:
Modem:
Ethernet: 10/100 Ethernet

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: High Definition
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Stereo Speakers, Digital Array Microphone
Audio I/O: 1x Microphone/Line-In, 1x Headphone/Line-Out
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card/ExpressCard:
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 4-in-1 – Secure Digital (SD), MultiMedia Card (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MSPRO)
Keyboard/Mouse: Multi-touch touchpad
Other: 0.3MP Web Camera

Security:
Biometric/Fingerprint:
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other:

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Linux or Windows XP Home
Other Software: Windows Live Messenger, Live Mail (Windows)
Drivers:

Battery:

Type: Polymer Battery
Options: 36Whr, 2450 mAh
Battery Life: Up to 5 hours

Dimensions:
Width: 10.4 inches / 264 mm
Depth: 7.1 inches / 180.5 mm
Height: 0.71 – 0.98 inches / 18 – 25mm
Weight: 2.2 pounds / 1 kg