Contrary to popular opinion, the netbook isn’t dead. At least, according Asus it has announced its latest model in the Eee PC line, the 1025 or the Flare. Sporting a slim and colorful design, the Eee PC Flare has Intel’s latest Atom processor called Ceder Trail. The processor boasts a true dual-core design as well as a the latest GPU from the company. The GPU also boasts around 4x graphical power as previously found on older Atoms.
The new processor is also able to play full 1080p videos without stutters and with Asus’ own technology can push up to as much as 21-days of standby time. Speaking of standby, the Flare is capable of waking up from sleep in around 2 seconds, which is Ultrabook territory.
The highest specs, Flare, the Eee PC 1025CE will have USB 3.0 included as well as USB charge which will allow you to charge and USB device even with the netbook is closed.
Asus isn’t saying the availability and the price of the new Flare line so keep watching Techindustriya for any updates on the Eee PC 1025 netbook.
ASUS has launched the Eee PC 1025 Flare Series, an Intel Atom Cedar Trail-powered netbook with a brand new design. The latest Intel Atom dual-core processor offers four times the graphical performance compared to the previous generation, while consuming less battery. The Eee PC 1025 comes equipped with the exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II with Instant On technology, which enables 2-second resumption from sleep mode and up to twenty-one days of standby time. Full HD 1080p video playback on HDTVs comes by way of the HDMI output port and the Eee PC 1025 provides Blu-ray 2.0 support as well. Connectivity is a breeze too with the built-in USB 3.0 (only available on the Eee PC 1025CE), DLNA, and Wi-Fi Direct.
Brand new design, both inside and outside
The Eee PC 1025 Flare Series comes in eleven different colors, including Addict Pink, Mysterious Blue, and Plucky Purple. ASUS has also enhanced the design through additions such as the metallic-like finish on the lid (only available on the Eee PC 1025CE), as well as chrome accents around the sides of the netbook. With the exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology with Instant On, the Eee PC 1025 can resume from sleep in just two seconds. With up to twenty-one days of standby time, users need not worry about running out of battery. Finally, built-in data security features ensure zero data loss, with user data automatically saved to the hard drive when the battery drops below 5%.
Powerful performance with long battery life
The Eee PC 1025 Flare Series comes equipped with the latest Intel Atom Cedar Trail dual-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz, and supports up to 2GB of DDR3 memory and up to 500GB of hard drive space. Users will also receive 3GB of cloud storage space on ASUS WebStorage. The latest Intel Atom processor offers six times the graphical performance compared to previous generations, and fully supports Blu-ray quality videos. Super Hybrid Engine II technology manages the battery life to give users up to twelve hours of use with one charge.
Multimedia and sharing
The Eee PC 1025 Flare Series provides Full HD 1080p video playback. Built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 keeps users connected; while USB 3.0 provides data transfer speeds ten times faster than USB 2.0.
With DLNA support, users can stream music, photos, and videos to any DLNA-compatible devices in the home, such as the flat-panel TVs. Wi-Fi Direct enables users to transfer files wirelessly between the Eee PC 1025 and other devices directly without having to go through a network. This is very convenient for file sharing on-the-go.
USB Charge (only available on the Eee PC 1025CE) lets users charge electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablets, via the USB port even when the Eee PC 1025 is powered off.
The Smart Camera features a 4x zoom, which allows users to quickly focus their images depending on how far they are sitting away from the camera. A convenient sliding cover is also included with the webcam to increase privacy.