ASUS introduces Eee Slate B121 With Windows 7 Professional

ASUS introduces a business class EEE Slate B121 that comes pre-loaded with Windows 7 Professional. It has a Gorilla Glass screen and comes with TPM for data security. The EEE Slate B121 is going to be retailed at SGD$1,699 (GST Included). Specs and more information after the break.

ASUS introduces the New and Powerful Business-Class Eee Slate B121

New tablet combines innovation and design excellence, making it perfect for business, corporate, governmental and organizational users

Singapore (8 November, 2011) – After impressing the industry and consumers worldwide with a wide selection of Eee Pads and Eee Slates, ASUS continues to expand its tablet device range with the new business-focused ASUS Eee Slate B121, the most powerful tablet PC available to commercial users and a perfect tool for business. It offers great convenience and features that are ideal for small businesses, point of sale usage, finance and banking, education, healthcare, and more. The Eee Slate B121 features an Intel® Core™ i5 processor and genuine Windows® 7 Professional, and can run the same software as any notebook or desktop PC. It also ships with the built-in security of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology, and all purchases come with unlimited ASUS WebStorage access for one year, free of charge.

Superior performance

The full power of an Intel® Core™ i5 processor enables responsive multitasking, a rare treat for tablet users. With genuine Windows® 7 Professional running full versions of PC software and an SSD for storage instead of a conventional mechanical hard drive, performance is enhanced and boot up is accelerated, so users save time and energy.

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Enhanced security

Professionals can rest assured that their valuable data is protected with the Eee Slate B121’s Trusted Platform Module, or TPM, which safeguards confidential data by hardware-encrypting files. This helps defend against attacks by hackers looking to capture passwords and encryption keys to sensitive data. TPM is a widely-recognized industry standard that has achieved a solid reputation in the field of information security and confidentiality.

Tough touch screen with Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Visually stunning and incredibly tough, the Eee Slate B121’s display provides exceptional damage resistance, easy maintenance and optimized touch response. The panel is reinforced using an ion exchange process that forms a compression layer on the surface of the glass. This armor prevents damage and flaws, while remaining compliant with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive (RoHS).

Multi-input productivity

The Eee Slate B121 offers users various input options, including touch, stylus, or an external Bluetooth keyboard. With its responsive multi-touch screen, users can collaborate on projects and create and share presentations. The Wacom digitizer stylus enables precise control and pressure recognition, ideal for professionals in the design field.

Great image quality and added features

The 12.1” 1280 x 800 LED-backlit WXGA multi-touch display delivers improved outdoor readability and a 178゚ degree viewing angle. This helps share content and presentations with colleagues, regardless of how users rotate or hold the device. Output to a large external display via mini HDMI is effortless, and the B121 supports Adobe® Flash® 10.3, which allows professionals and students to view a wide selection of online content. Professionals can stay in contact by video conferencing with out of office colleagues or business partners located in other countries using the 2.0 megapixel camera. All Eee Slate B121 purchases come with one year of free access to ASUS WebStorage cloud computing services, taking advantage of the device’s portability.

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“Microsoft is delighted to continue working with ASUS to bring innovation to customers around the globe. The new business-class Eee Slate PC delivers performance, security, mobile productivity and the familiarity of Windows that business customers expect”, said Nick Parker, Microsoft Vice President of Worldwide OEM Marketing.

Specifications

RRP: SGD$1,699 (GST Included)

Product specifications and features may change without notice. Check www.asus.com for details.

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About ASUS

ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,398 awards in 2010, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than 10,000 and a world-class R&D team of 3,000 engineers, the company’s revenue for 2010 was around US$10.1 billion.
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