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aug 15, 2011

asus eee pad slider

‘eee pad slider’ tablet with slide-out keyboard, by asus

the ‘eee pad slider‘ by asus features a keyboard that slides out from below a wide IPS (in-plane switching) LCD screen, offering the benefits of laptop functionality with the form of a touchscreen tablet.

running the tablet-optimized android 3.1 and powered by a NVIDIA dual core tegra processor, the ‘eee pad slider’ features a 10 finger multitouch screen with a 178-degree viewing angle. the slide-out keyboard includes a built-in USB port, micro SD card reader, and mini-HDMI port, and the device also features a 1.2-megapixel front camera and 5-megapixel rear camera. the ‘slider’ also supports HD video and surround sound system connectivity.

proprietary asus applications include ‘mynet’, which streams digital media wirelessly to home video and music players; and ‘mylibrary’, which consolidates e-books, magazines, and newspapers; the device is also preloaded with polaris office 3.0, which offers tablet support for microsoft office documents.

available in white or metallic brown, the tablet is scheduled to be released in september in a 16 GB and 32 GB model, first in europe for 479 and 599 euro and then in the US for 400 and 550 USD respectively. a year of unlimited cloud storage via asus webstorage is included.

tablet configuration

view from above in expanded mode

3/4 rear view

the screen can be set at a range of angles

the device in use

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