ASUS Prepares Next Generation Eee PC with WiMAX, Larger Display
Next generation Eee PC to feature WiMAX and 8.9″ display
ASUS definitely struck a nerve when it launched its two-pound Eee PC sub-notebook. ASUS isn’t resting on its laurels and will show a next generation Eee PC at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
ASUS gave very little information on its website and only offered the following statement:
Join ASUS, Intel and Sprint to learn about the state of WiMAX technology, preview next-generation mobile solutions (including the next generation Eee PC) and immerse yourself in tomorrowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s wireless protocol.
Intel and Sprint are putting a lot of muscle behind WiMAX. Intel’s Montevina notebook platform will support WiMAX in Q2 2008 and the Menlow UMPC platform — presumably the foundation for ASUS’ next generation Eee PC — will also feature 3G and WiMAX integration. For its part, Sprint plans to invest $5 billion USD into WiMAX over the next two years.
Full article: dailytech.com