ASUS announced the EeeBook X205, an affordable 11.6-inch notebook with a full-size keyboard, large touchpad, and powered by a quadcore Intel Atom processor. Connected Standby technology provides users with a smartphone-like computing experience, giving them an almost-instant resume from sleep mode, and the ability to be socially connected at any time — even with the notebook in standby mode. EeeBook X205ships with Windows 8.1 with Bing, and is fully-compatible with a wide range of software and hardware. This Windows 8.1 notebook packs useful ergonomic features in an ultraportable design, and is available in four distinctive colors.
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.”
ASUS EeeBook X205 is designed for students and young professionals who are constantly on-the-go; it features a compact design that weighs less than 1kg. Despite its 11.6 inch size, it boasts 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.
EeeBook X205 has a full-size, one-piece seamless chiclet keyboard with 1.6mm of key travel for extremely-comfortable typing.Aesthetically, it boasts smooth curves and tactile surfaces and is available in four chic colors — black, white, gold, and red.
Connected Standby technology for a smartphone-like user experience
ASUS EeeBook X205 is designed to give users a smartphone-like computing experience, keeping them socially connected by allowing them to receive emails, updates, notifications,and messages from social media platforms, even with the notebook in standby mode, or with the lid closed. It has an almost-instantaneous resume from sleep mode and has up to 12 hours of battery life1. Ithas over 14 days of standby time, and automatically backs up data when battery level drops below 5%.
Full compatibility, with Windows 8.1
ASUS EeeBook X205 makes use of Windows 8.1, giving users added flexibility over notebooks that use web-based operating systems. Unlike notebooks with web-based operating systems, Windows 8.1 gives users full compatibility with a wide range of software and hardware. EeeBook X205 runs Microsoft Office smoothly online and offline, allowing users to make full use of web-based apps and pre-installed software like Skype and Photoshop. Windows 8.1 provides full compatibility with a wide range of USB devices; with X205 giving users a variety of ways to print documents either through a USB connection, wirelessly, or through the cloud.An ideal cloud-computing device, each EeeBook X205 comes with over 500GB of cloud storage space.
ASUS EeeBook X205 will be available in India from January 21, 2015 through Flipkart and in ASUS Exclusive Stores from February onwards at Rs. 14,999/-