Measuring 262x178x25.7mm, the 10in 1.1kg machine is powered by Intel's Atom N280 1.6Ghz processor. It includes 1GB of RAM and runs Windows XP Home edition.
Buyers also get a 160GB hard disk drive, Bluetooth and wireless 802.11b/g/ and n connectivity together with a 10in LED backlit 1,024x600 display, a 1.3Mp webcam, two USB ports and a three-in-one card reader.
Available in white, Blue or Burgundy, Asus claims the Eee PC Seashell, which is priced at £379, has a battery life of six hours. It will be available from May 15.
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