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Eee PC Touch

Windows XP on Eee PC screen

Large icons

Turning the screen

Reflective display

10-inch display

Keyboard for 10-inch model

Activating the touch surface

Notepad gets touch input

White body

Delivery dates

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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A special surface under Windows XP is optimized for finger touch operation
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Large icons ease selection of applications.
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As with other tablet PCs, the screen typically can be turned.
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Unfortunately, Asus uses a reflective display.
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Asus offers the Eee PC Touch with 10- and 9-inch displays.
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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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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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Asus integrates touch into the Notepad application to allow fast input with a finger.
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Both models come with a white body.
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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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