Eee PC Touch

At CeBit 2009, taking place this week in Hannover, Germany, Asus showed off its Eee PCs, including touch-screen models. Our colleagues at ZDNet Germany provided this slideshow. (Captions translated from German.)

See also: Asus to nix 7-inch Eee PC Netbooks

The Eee PC Touch can be used like the iPhone, with finger gestures, but there's no Multitouch support.

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Windows XP on Eee PC screen

A special surface under Windows XP is optimized for finger touch operation
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Large icons

Large icons ease selection of applications.
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Turning the screen

As with other tablet PCs, the screen typically can be turned.
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Reflective display

Unfortunately, Asus uses a reflective display.
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10-inch display

Asus offers the Eee PC Touch with 10- and 9-inch displays.
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Keyboard for 10-inch model

The keyboard of the 10-inch model offers better ergonomics than the 9-inch variation because of the larger gaps between the keys.
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Activating the touch surface

The Eee PC Touch runs Windows XP Home. The touch surface is activated by depressing the silver key at the lower left of the display's frame.
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Notepad gets touch input

Asus integrates touch into the Notepad application to allow fast input with a finger.
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White body

Both models come with a white body.
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Delivery dates

Asus intends to deliver the 9-inch model in May, with the 10-incher following at a later date. Pricing has not yet been disclosed.
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