At this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Asustek is showing off Microsoft’s Windows 7 on the highly-anticipated 8.9″ touchscreen Eee PC T91. The Eee PC T91 Touch is a convertible – it converts between a Tablet PC and a conventional laptop/notebook form factor. They were also using Windows 7 to show off the mobile broadband functionality available with the T91, as well as the upcoming Eee PC 1003HA.
Both the 1003HA and T91 are using a Huawei EM770 WWAN module for mobile broadband connectivity. The reasoning for Windows 7 – it shows off Windows 7’s networking/mobile broadband capabilities and the Huawei EM770 module was designed from the ground up for Windows 7. According to the press release, the 1003HA will only be offered through mobile providers.
In addition, they announced the Eee PC 1000HG, which will have 802.16e and WAVE2 wireless networking as well as 802.11a/b/g/n.