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  • Intel Atom N280 Processor 1.66GHz
  • 1GB DDR2 RAM, 2GB Max* (*Eee PC 1008HA model has no Memory Bay Door due to ultra slim design)
  • 160GB SATA Hard Drive (5400 RPM)
  • Windows XP Home Operating System, 6 Hour Battery
  • Intel UMA, 10.1-inch WSVGA 1024×600 Screen

Product Description

The ultra portable Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell weighs only 2.4 lbs and measures a mere one inch thin. Within its slick shell it packs the latest ATOM CPU from Intel, the N280, which a offers 667MHz FSB, the fastest in its class. With a 6-hour battery, built-in WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, as well as a 1.3MP webcam and Digital Array Mic, the 1008HA allows you to stay connected wherever you go and do so comfortably. Its 92%-scaled ergonomic keyboard and Multi-Touch touchpad make it a breeze to type and navigate through content. But the feature that truly captures most attention is its innovative design. Inspired by one of nature’s most beautiful creations, the seashell, the 1008HA’s slick curves and smooth lines offer contemporary style and effortless sophistication. To protect your investment, ASUS also includes a sleeve case with the 1008HA, perfect for carrying your 1008HA while out and about.

A mere one inch slim and 2.4 pounds light, the uber-stylish Eee PC 1008HA Seashell is ultra portable and easy to use.

Eee PC 1008HA is so light and compact, you can take it anywhere with you. Dressed in a sparkling pearlescent “shell” casing that gives it a captivating sheen, the Eee PC 1008HA Seashell is beautiful inside and out.

The Eee PC 1008HA offers great user comfort and convenience with its 92% scaled keyboard, multi-touch touchpad and instant key (for quick access to Wi-Fi and the touchpad lock). Furthermore, its 10.1-inch LED-backlit display in its compact chassis will allow you to work or travel in absolute comfort for hours on end. Its generous and convenient 170GB ASUS Hybrid Storage will enable you to store, share and access your important data anytime, anywhere.

Get noticed today with the ultra-slim Eee PC 1008HA Seashell.

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Key Features

  • Elegantly beautiful seashell-inspired design
  • Ultra portable in a stylish 1 inch slim and 2.4 lbs light shell
  • Spacious 170GB Hybrid Storage for convenient storage on-the-go
  • Large 10.1-inch LED-backlit screen & ergonomic keyboard for comfortable usage
  • Easy mobile wireless connectivity with built-in 802.11n (draft 2.4GHz n) and Bluetooth V2.1
  • Enjoy 6 hours* of unplugged all-day computing with ASUS Super Hybrid Engine

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Ultra-Slim, Ultra-Chic

Slimnovation Seemingly crafted by nature itself, the Eee PC 1008HA Seashell draws its inspiration from seashells.

Its lustrous and glossy exterior is crafted by the innovative in-Mold Roller technology, giving it a stylish yet scratch-resistent surface for everyday use.

Only 1 inch thin and 2.4 lbs light, it’s so light and compact, you can take it anywhere with you! And with sleek curves and smooth lines hugging its lustrous shell, the Eee PC Seashell will easily charm passers-by wherever it goes.

The slim and lightweight Eee PC 1008HA Seashell is a joy to behold and its compact dimensions make it the perfect runabout internet device anywhere.

Large LED Backlit Screen for Comfortable Viewing

Vibrant Screen for Viewing Comfort A brilliant 10.1-inch LED backlit widescreen display makes reading documents and viewing multimedia files more comfortable.

This latest generation of LED backlit technology allows for ultra-thin, ultra-bright and energy-efficient display allowing outstanding portability and versatility.

1024 x 600 resolution allows you to view most pages without often needing to scroll left or right.

Ergonomic Keyboard and Multi-touch Touchpad

Unsurpassed comfort and convenience The Eee PC 1008HA Seashell comes with a large-key keyboard that is 92% the size of regular notebook keyboard. This ergonomic design reduces fatigue and makes it more comfortable to type during prolonged use.

Eee PC 1008HA also comes with an user-friendly wide format multi-touch touchpad to help you navigate and have an easy and fun experience.

It’s multi-touch interface allows you to scroll and zoom quickly with 2 fingers. It is intuitive to use and is kids friendly.

The touchpad is in a wide format so you can access contents displayed on the 10.1-inch widescreen easily.

Flexible Connectivity with Eee PC 1008HA

Enjoy the freedom of wireless connectivity Eee PC 1008HA Seashell comes with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (draft 2.4GHz n) network connectivity for ultimate wireless accessibility and mobility. Also included is Bluetooth V2.1 for flexibility and convenience with your Bluetooth devices.

Eee PC 1008HA features 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x VGA port (through the included mini-VGA adapter), 2 x Audio input/output ports, 1 x RJ-45 port, Kensington Lock port, all hidden away from your sight with port covers.

A spring-loaded Plug-and-Play MMC/SD/SDHC flash card slot is also provided to let you easily access your digital photos and videos and expand your system storage.

Eee PC 1008HA also features a 1.3M Pixels webcam built-in and Digital Array Microphones to allow you to have clear video conversations with family and friends when even out and about.

Super Hybrid Engine for Extended Battery Life

Super Hybrid Engine Profiles Super Hybrid Engine and the high density Li-Polymer battery pack provides you with more power per charge; up to 6 hours* of unplugged use when you are out and about.  To recharge using the AC power adapter, power plug must be fully pushed into the power socket on the Eee PC until it clicks firmly into place.

Super Hybrid Engine also manages your power consumption, providing you with optimal power depending on your current usage needs.

Its lithium polymer battery is also super slim and lightweight, allowing the creation of the ultra-slim and ultra-chic seashell design. The Li-polymer battery inside the Eee PC 1008HA is also eco-friendly as it has a 2 to 3 times longer lifetime compared to the traditional Li-ion batteries to reduce the impact on the environment with a lower replacement rate.

To enjoy maximum battery life, simply change the default setting to the Auto Power-Saving Mode via the Super Hybrid Engine Instant Key above the keyboard.

Convenient ASUS Hybrid Storage and Power Efficient Intel® Atom™ N280 Processor

Eee PC 1000HE Powered by Intel Atom N280 Eee PC 1008HA comes with 170GB of ASUS Hybrid Storage that features a 160GB hard disk drive (capacity without operating system installed) and 10GB of Eee Online Storage.**

With the Eee Online Storage, your data can be shared with other people easily and can be accessed anywhere where internet is available.

The ASUS Eee PC 1008HA Seashell is powered by the Intel Atom N280 processor.

Built with the world’s smallest transistors, the Atom N280 processor uses only 2.5 watts of power – less than 1/10 of the power consumption of ordinary desktop processors – offering a long battery life.

Quick Recovery with Just One Key

F9 Key for Quick Recovery Eee PC comes with a built-in quick recovery system that restores your system to its factory settings by just pressing F9 three times during start-up.

With Eee PC’s quick F9 recovery process, you won’t need any Windows CD or driver CD.

It is recommended that you backup your data with Eee Online Storage prior to using the recovery system.

The easy recovery system is only available with Windows systems.

It’s Better with Windows™

It's Better with Windows Eee PC 1008HA Seashell comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows XP Home.

Here are some reasons why Eee PC’s are better with Windows:

Trusted: Windows Delivers a dependable experience that Microsoft and a worldwide community of partners stand behind.

Familiar: Windows is easy to use and be familiar with so you can be up and running right away.

Compatible: You can be confident that your devices and applications will work with Windows – more than any other platform.

Visit www.ItsBetterwithWindows.com to see why.


Flawless Display Guarantee and 1 Year Warranty from ASUS

Eee PC 1008HA Seashell comes with ASUS’s Zero Bright Dot Flawless Display Guarantee and 1 year of Eee PC warranty. If the purchaser discovers one defective bright dot within 30 days of purchase, ASUS will replace the panel without cost to the purchaser.

What’s in the Box

  • Eee PC 1008HA Seashell (Black)
  • Travel Sleeve
  • Power Adapter
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card
  • Recovery DVD / Support CD

  • Specifications

  • Operating System: Genuine Microsoft Windows XP
  • Display: 10.1-inch 1024×600 LED-Backlit Widescreen LCD (Color-Shine/Glossy Screen Technology)
  • Intel CPU: Intel Atom N280
  • Wireless Data Network: WLAN: 802.11b/g/n (draft 2.4GHz n) & Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR
  • Memory: 1GB DDR-2 (Memory size is upgradable to 2GB but memory slot is not easily accessible due to ultra-slim design. ASUS does not recommend end-users to attempt the upgrade themselves.)
  • Hybrid Storage: 160GB HDD + 10GB Eee Online Storage**
  • Camera: 1.3M Pixels
  • Audio: SRS Surround Sound Speakers, High-Definition Audio CODEC, Digital Array Microphones
  • Storage Cards: 2-in-1 MMC, SD(SDHC) flash card slot
  • Input/Output: 1 x miniVGA port for external monitor (with external converter for D-sub 15-pin), 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x LAN RJ-45, 2 x audio jacks: Headphone & Mic-in
  • Battery: 6 hours*, slim and eco-friendly Li-Polymer battery†
  • Dimensions: 10.32 (W) x 7.01 (D) x 1.01 (H) inches
  • Weight: 2.43 lbs
  • Color: Black
  • *Operation lifetime subject to product model, normal usage conditions and configurations.
    **Eee Storage service is complimentary for the first 18 months. Please register account information for 6 months extension (depend on country)
    – All specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers on selected models. Products may not be available in all markets.
    – Product may not be exactly as shown in images.
    – Operation lifetime subject to product model, normal usage conditions and configurations.
    † To recharge using the AC power adapter, power plug must be fully pushed into the power socket on the Eee PC until it clicks firmly into place.

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