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Asus Eee Pad EP101TC and EP121 tablets announced

May 31, 2010 at 8:43 am


Asus Eee Pad EP101TCAsus has announced two new Eee Pad tablets at Computex Taipei. Both are Windows based, one coming with a 10-inch screen and another with a 12-inch screen. The smaller 10-inch Eee Pad EP101TC will be superslim at just 12.2mm in thickness and weighs 675g. It will run Windows Embedded Compact 7.

The larger 12-inch Eee Pad EP121 will be more fully featured which the company claims will also serve as an e-reader. It will be powered by an unspecified Intel Core 2 Duo processor and come with Windows 7 Home Premium. Battery life should be good for 10 hours and it will come with a special docking station for character input (a virtual keyboard will also be present). Check out some pictures after the break.

Asus Eee Pad EP101TC

Asus Eee Pad EP101TC

Asus Eee Pad EP121

Asus Eee Pad EP121

Via Carrypad and JKKMobile.

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6 Responses to “Asus Eee Pad EP101TC and EP121 tablets announced”

  1. Hard Disk Recovery said:
    May 31st, 2010 12:31 PM

    This is exactly what I’ve been waiting for except I heard they are not out until Q1 2011. Shame as I’d buy one now!

    I was disappointed with iPad and I can see that struggling alongside tablets like these which offer full Windows use.

  2. Ant said:
    May 31st, 2010 2:16 PM

    @ Hard Disk Recovery

    No matter what anyone brings to the table, the iPad will not struggle (not in the sales department anyway).

  3. Amy said:
    June 4th, 2010 3:49 AM

    @ Hard Disk Recovery

    No matter what anyone brings to the table, the iPad will not struggle (not in the sales department anyway).

  4. Rod said:
    June 7th, 2010 12:30 PM

    I have an ipad which I have found is next to useless for any serious business use – it cannot save related files from an e-mail together in a folder and it does not work properly with “old” POP accounts (like virgin.net).

    A long discussion with Apple elicitated “It is not a computer you know” – “it is a new way of working” – if you want to save files from e-mails in a folder (ie all word/excel/pdf’s related to a specific project) then you need a computer and it works fine with all “NEW” e-mail systems – so I suggest you delete virgin.net and get a modern account…..

    So, if a pad type computer comes out that works like windows (which I KNOW works with virgin net and I KNOW saves e-mail attachments) it should be a winner.

    My view is the ipad is a great toy – but don’t expect to use it for any serious business – assuming these new pad computers work as stated the above systems should be great.

  5. wejdan said:
    June 15th, 2010 10:36 PM

    from where I can buy ASUS Eee Pad EP101TC

  6. AJ said:
    January 9th, 2011 4:47 PM

    iPad is just a toy, they make it almost “impossible” to print to your already paid for WiFi printers, it doesn’t play Flash Videos, and file structure? What file structure! And then you can’t upgrade a non-3G iPad to a 3G on????? Come on Steve, get with the program here!

    Now if the Asus EP121 has 3G where you can insert your mobile SIM card, that would beat iPad hands down any day!

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