Asus Eee PC 700 / 701

Asus Eee PC
Summary: 7″ WS, Linux-Based, Intel CPU, Available late 2007, some models will have Windows XP.

Will probably be replaced by Eee PC 701SD

Cases on sale:
- Kroo 10991 Silicone Skin Case for Asus Eee PC 700/701

Last Updated: August 2, 2008

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Product Name: ASUS Eee PC – 700 / 701
Official Page: Event.asus.com/eeepc
Manufacturer: ASUSTek / Asus
Announced: June 5, 2007
Available: October 16, 2007 (Taiwan), November 1, 2007 (USA)
Status: Actively produced/sold (As of Jan 2008)
Price: Starts at $299, See Models Below
Markets: Worldwide

Asus Eee PC – Windows XP
(Galaxy Black) Eee PC 4G ($399.99 at Amazon) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD
(Pearl White) Eee PC 4G ($413.04 at Amazon) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD

Asus Eee PC – Linux
(Blush Pink) Eee PC 2G Surf ($299.99 at Amazon $145.98 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 2GB HDD
(Blush Pink) Eee PC 4G ($399.99 at Amazon) $195.17 off (33%) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD
(Galaxy Black) Eee PC 2G Surf ($299.99 at Amazon $145.98 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 2GB HDD, No Web Camera
(Galaxy Black) Eee PC 4G Surf ($349.99 at Amazon $171.48 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD,
(Galaxy Black) Eee PC 4G ($399.99 at Amazon ($196.66 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD
(Galaxy Black) Eee PC 8G ($499.99 at Amazon $100 off (17%)) : 1GB Memory, 8GB SSD
(Lush Green) Eee PC 2G Surf ($299.99 at Amazon $145.98 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 2GB HDD
(Pearl White) Eee PC 4G Galaxy ($399.99 at Amazon) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD, Webcam
(Pearl White) Eee PC 4G ($399.99 at Amazon) : Intel 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD
(Pearl White) Eee PC 8G ($540.36 at Amazon $203.19 off (27%)) : 1GB Memory, 8GB HDD
(Pure White) Eee PC 2G Surf ($299.99 at Amazon $145.98 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 2GB HDD
(Pure White) Eee PC 4G Surf ($349.99 at Amazon $170.17 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 4GB HDD, No Web Camera
(Sky Blue) Eee PC 2G Surf ($299.99 at Amazon $145.98 off (33%)) : 512MB Memory, 2GB HDD

Japanese Models:
- Eee PC 4G-X – “Sky Blue,” “Rush Green,” and “BLush Pink”

Features:
- Solid State Drive (SSD) – Flash-based memory
- Web camera on some models

Manufacturer’s Description:
“Easy to learn, work, and play

Share photos of your travels without waiting till you get home. Shop the world wide web without attaching any lines or wires. Learn through the latest technology without a technical manual. Play, relax, and entertain on the go with shock-proof design. Connect with friends and family with just a few clicks.

Specifications:
CPU:
8G, 4G, 4G Surf: Intel Celeron M Ultra Low Voltage A110 (ULV) 900MHz 353 (Clocked to 630MHz) (Intel Atom-based Eee PCs should be available starting sometime in June or July of 2008)
2G Surf: Intel Celeron M ULV 900MHz (Clocked to 572MHz)
Chipset: Mobile Intel 910GML Express (i910GML)
Front-side Bus: 400MHz
Memory: DDR2 400MHz PC2-3200 SDRAM
Memory Capacity: 512MB – 1GB, 1 slot
Memory Notes: Some models can be upgraded memory wise. 2G Surf cannot be upgraded.

Graphics/Display:
Display: 7″ TFT LCD
Resolution: 800×480 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Intel GMA 900 (integrated)
Graphics Memory: Shared – 8MB default
Other: VGA Out

Storage:
Hard Drive Type: Flash-based – Solid State Drive
Hard Drive Capacity: 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
Optical: None. External USB Optical Drive can be used.
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: 802.11b/g Atheros AR5BXB63
Modem: Not on US Models
Ethernet: 10/100 Ethernet (Atheros L2)
Bluetooth:
Mobile Broadband:

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset: Hi-Definition Audio CODEC
Internal Speakers/Microphone: Possibly 2x Speakers, built-in microphone
Audio I/O: Headphone-out, Microphone-In
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire:
PC Card:
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD), MultiMedia Card (MMC)
Keyboard/Mouse:
Other:

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

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Linux (Xandros), Microsoft Windows XP Professional compatible
Other Software: Document (OpenOffice 2.0) and e-mail software, Dictionary, Firefox,
Warranty: 1 year warranty for parts and labor, 6 month waranty for battery
Asus Eee PC Drivers: eeepc.asus.com/global/download

Battery:
Options: Lithium Ion 4-cell, 8G, 4G, 4G Surf: 5200mAh / 2G Surf: 4400 mAh
Battery Life: 8G: 3~3.5 hours, 4G: 2.8~3.5 hours, 4G Surf, 2G Surf: 2.8 Hours

Dimensions:
Width: 8.9 iches (225mm)
Depth: 6.5 inches (164mm)
Height: 1.4 inches (35mm)
Weight: 2 pounds (0.92kg)

Helpful Links
- Asus Eee PC with a touchscreen (jkOnTherun) – Dec 2007
- Install XP without a CDROM (Nov 2007) – EeeUser.com Forums
- EeeUser.com – Removing UnionFS
- Wikipedia entry

Asus Eee PC Reviews and Articles:
- TechRadar – April 18, 2008 – Article about Atom-based Eee PC
- LAPTOP Magazine – 4G Surf, Review, February 7, 2008
- Notebook Review – Part 2 – Review, February 2008
- Eee User – Unofficial website/fansite
- PC World – June 6, 2007 – “First Look”
- LinuxDevices.com – June 6, 2007 – article
- Youtube – Video at YouTube
- NotebookReview.com – July 12, 2007 – First Lookg
- HotHardware – June 11, 2007 – Hand’s On Preview
- ASUS – Press Release