All-in-one PCs are hot right now, a bandwagon that Asus has already jumped aboard with its 15.6-inch EeeTop PC 1602 ($500 to $600). Here in Taipei, the company has followed up with two new touchscreen all-in-ones: The 21.5-inch Eee Top PC ET2203T and the 20-inch Eee Top PC ET2002T.
The multimedia-themed ET2203T has a 1080p display, optional Blu-ray Disc drive, HDMI input, ATI Radeon HD4570 graphics, and integrated speakers. It’s powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 processor and 4GB of memory, and it includes a 320GB hard drive.
The ET2002T uses nVidia’s Ion platform–which means an Atom CPU (the 330 in this case) paired with nVidia 9400M graphics. The 20-inch display will run at a resolution of 1600 by 900, and inside it’ll have 2GB of memory and a 250GB hard disk. As you’d expect, 802.11n Wi-Fi and a Webcam are standard features.
Asus said that both machines could be available in the United States as soon as July. But we wonder whether the company will just wait for the October 22 launch of Windows 7 and thereby avoid Windows Vista. Prices are expected to start at roughly $799 for the ET2002 and $1000 for the ET2203T. –Danny Allen
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