Asus of Taiwan has launched today its EeeBook X205 notebook in India at Rs. 14,999. This is very slim and lightweight notebook. It has dimensions of 286×193.3×17.5mm, and its weight is just 980 grams without the battery. This will be available in Black, White, Golden and Red colour variants from Flipkart from today and in Asus exclusive stores from February onwards. This notebook was announced last yeat at the IFA event.
The EeeBook X205 runs on Windows 8.1 with Bing and also comes preloaded with Microsoft Office 365 with one year subscription. The users can have access to full versions of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access and other apps alongside 1TB of cloud storage. With this device, Asus is also offering 500GB of Asus WebStorage for two years.
The EeeBook X205 comes with powerful hardware features. This notebook sports an 11.6-inch HD (1366×768 pixels) resolution display, and is powered by a 64-bit 1.3GHz Intel Atom Z3735F processor (Up to 1.83GHz, 2MB Cache). This notebook is equipped with 2GB of DDR3L RAM and 32GB of inbuilt memory, which can be expanded upto 128GB via microSD card.
The EeeBook X205 has 2 USB 2.0 ports, micro HDMI port, Bluetooth 4.0, and Wi-Fi connectivity. It also features a front-facing VGA (0.3-megapixel) camera. This notebook is packed with 38Whr polymer battery, which is claimed to deliver up to 12 hours of web browsing, 13 hours of music playback and 11 hours of video playback, over 14 days of standby time, and automatically backs up data when battery level drops below 5%.
This notebook also comes with a touchpad that is 36% larger than those found on similar-sized notebooks, and is identical in size to touchpads found on 14-inch ASUS models.Smart Gesture technology allows users to get the most out of Windows 8.1 using just the touchpad, with no need for a mouse. The EeeBook X205 has a full-size, one-piece seamless chiclet keyboard with 1.6mm of key travel for extremely-comfortable typing.
Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Manager, System Business Group, ASUS India said, “We are persistently focusing towards delivering value products with premium feel and functionality and the introduction of EeeBook is testimony of the same fact. Streamlined curves, compact dimensions and a tactile finish; it will complement all your on-the-go computing requirements. We are elated to bring EeeBook which is lighter than any 11 inch notebook and employs simple yet elegant design.”