Asus N10

Asus N10

Summary: 10.2″, HDMI, NVIDIA GeForce 9300GS Graphics, Intel Atom, Fall 2008

Last Updated: November 6, 2008

Available models – US:
ASUS N10E-A1
ZipZoomFly.com – $495 After Mail-in Rebate
MWave.com
Amazon
– Model #90N-SSCA3111152UEL0Y
– 1GB RAM
– 160GB HDD
– 802.11b/g WiFi
– Windows XP Home
– Intel GMA 950 Graphics
– May not have fingerprint reader
– May only have 3-cell battery

ASUS N10J-A1
MWave.com
Amazon – varied
ZipZoomFly.com (out of stock)
– 2GB RAM
– 160GB HDD
– 802.11b/g/n WiFi
– Windows Vista Home Premium
– nVidia GeForce 9300M G (256MB)
– Fingerprint reader
– 6-cell battery

ASUS N10J-A2
MWave.com
Amazon – varied
ZipZoomFly.com
– 2GB RAM
– 320GB HDD
– 802.11b/g/n WiFi
– Windows Vista HBusiness
– nVidia GeForce 9300M G (256MB)
– Fingerprint reader
– 6-cell battery

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Product Name: Asus N10
Official Page:
Manufacturer: Asus.com.tw (Asustek)
Announced: Leaked August 22, 2008
Available: Possiby between September or before the end of 2008
Status: In production
Price: Supposedly €330 – €430 ($488 – $637) – Engadget reports starting at $599
Markets: Korea in September

Models:
Asus N10E: $599 – Integrated (probably Intel) graphics, small hard drive
Asuis N10J: $699 – NVIDIA and Intel switched graphics, larger hard drive

Features:
– HDMI Out
– Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 9300GS Graphics (which apparently can be switched to an intregrated graphics chipset after a reboot)
– Fingerprint reader (maybe optional)
– Looks to be some kind of turbo mode
– Looks to be some kind of screen magnification button
– Possibly 1x ExpressCard
– Wireless hardware switch
– “Express Gate”

Updates over previous models:
– This represents a new line for Asustek

Manufacturer’s Description:

Specifications:
CPU: Intel Atom
Chipset: Probably Intel
Front-side Bus: Probably 533MHz
Memory:
Memory Capacity:

Graphics/Display:
Display: 10.2″ LED-Backlit
Resolution: 1024×600 (probably)
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: NVIDIA GeForce 9300GS Graphics (and possibly Intel – switchable)
Graphics Memory:
Other: 1x HDMI Out, 1x VGA Out

Storage:
Hard Drive Type:
Hard Drive Capacity:
Optical: External USB
Other:

Connectivity:
Wireless: Yes
Modem: No
Ethernet: Yes
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 (maybe optional)
Mobile Broadband:

Input/Output:
Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x Altec Lansing Speakers
Audio I/O: 1x Line-Out/Speakers, 1x Line-In/Microphone
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: Possibly 1x ExpressCard
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 1x Secure Digital (SD) including Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Keyboard/Mouse: Touchpad
Other: 1.3MP Webcam

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

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista
Other Software:
Warranty:
Drivers:

Battery:
Options: 6-cell
Battery Life: 6 hours

Dimensions:
Width: inches / mm
Depth: inches / mm
Height: inches / mm
Weight: pounds / kg

Reviews and Articles:
LAPTOP Magazine – September 18, 2008 – Video Hands-On
LAPTOP Magazine – September 17, 2008 – Photos
Engadget – September 17, 2008 – Hands On
AVING USA – September 3, 2008 – Photos, Korea
Blogee.net – August 22, 2008 – Photos, information (French)