Asustek has officially unveiled the Eee Pad, a 12-inch ultra-slim Windows-based tablet computer which operates as a PC, Internet device, e-reader, and multimedia player.
The Eee Pad EP121 features a CULV Intel Core 2 Duo processor, two modes of character input – an on-screen virtual keyboard and a special docking station keyboard, Windows 7 Home Premium OS, and more than 10 hours of battery life.
For greater mobility, there is also the 1.5 pound pocket-friendly 10-inch Eee Pad EP101TC. It runs on Windows Embedded Compact 7 OS.
There is no official info on pricing and availability for the new tablet devices. According to earlier rumors, the Eee Pad is expected in the third quarter of 2010, with an estimated price between $479 and $510.