ASUS Smartbook will be released in the first quarter of 2010

Saturday, October 31, 2009

ASUSTeK Computer president Jerry Shen (Jerry Shen) said at a meeting with investors that the company plans to release smartbook worth $ 180. Home sales device is expected in the first quarter of next year. Details about the characteristics of the device Shen did not say. This may be the same model that was shown as a prototype in June: thin smartbook based hardware platform Qualcomm Snapdragon with 1 GHz processor and operating system Android.

Initially, ASUS renounced the development of this project, opining that the prospects smartbook on the market of mobile computers is very uncertain. However, recently more and more companies pay attention to this segment of low-cost compact solutions with a broad communication capabilities. Obviously, and ASUS has decided not to stand aside and resume the development smartbook.