ASUS has launched the stylish Eee PC 1002HA netbook in the US for $499, this model features a 10" LED-backlit LCD display and the Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz processor. It has an argent grey chassis with classy brushed aluminum finish and features Super Hybrid Engine, this technology enables you to change the speed of your processor by pressing a button.
This netbook has the Intel 945GSE + ICH7-M chipsets, 1GB DDR2 memory, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.0, 160GB HDD, 1.3MP webcam, stereo speakers, 4-in-1 memory card reader, VGA-output, three USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet and headphone/mic ports.
With a size of 264mm x 181mm x 27.6mm (W x D x H) and weight of 1.2kg the 1002HA is thinner and lighter than the 1000H, but at the cost of 2 hours of battery life. The new Eee PC 1002HA has a 4200mAh battery which should provide 5 hours of battery life in Windows XP, while the 1000H has a battery life of up to 7 hours.