DigiTimes has some extra information about the upcoming 12" Eee Pad from ASUS. This device features an Intel Core i5 processor and runs Windows 7, it will be presented at the CES 2011 show next week and will be available in retail stores by late January.
The market watchers believe the version of Windows 7 that the EP121 adopts should be modified by Microsoft for use on tablet PCs. Since the device is using Intel's Core i5 processor, the market watchers believe the machines will target the high-end enterprise market. Asustek CEO Jerry Shen previously revealed that the EP121 will be priced about US$1,000.
In addition, the EP121 also supports multi-touch capability and stylus input as well as HDMI, USB and SD card ports, and a webcam. The device will also feature document processing software such as Word, Excel and Outlook, according Asustek marketing materials.