ASUS to phase out 8.9-inch Eee PC

Posted on Friday, Feb 20 2009 @ 00:05 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ASUS Asia-Pacific director Benson Lin unveiled 8.9" Eee PC netbooks will completely be phased out this year, since 10" models will become mainstream.
Asustek Computer will completely phase out its 8.9-inch Eee PC netbooks in 2009 since 10-inch models are becoming the mainstream specification in the market, according to Benson Lin, president of Asustek's Asia-Pacific division.

Of Asustek's 2009 Eee PC shipments, 10-inch models will account for 95%, while the other 5% will be 7-inch models for telecom service operators, Lin said.
Source: DigiTimes


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