ASUS today announced that its portable slate computer- Eee Slate EP121 has been recognized with an award at the annual CES 2011 Innovations, Design and Engineering Awards program. The Eee Slate received the CES Innovations Award under the Personal Electronics category for its exciting design and innovative use of technology, and is testament to ASUS’ position as a global technology leader.
The portable slate computer combines a powerful Intel Core i5 processor and the smooth responsiveness of Genuine Windows7 Home Premium with a touch digitizer to afford flexible multi-gesture input and superior usability. It also features a 12” screen and an innovative Bluetooth keyboard dock to provide the best of both touchscreen tablets and traditional notebooks.
According to Ericson Correa, Country Product Manager, Asus, “The CES 2011 Innovations, Design and Engineering Awards program recognizes the most innovative consumer electronics products in the industry’s leading categories, with a particular emphasis on forward-thinking innovation. The awards have become a hallmark for the best of consumer technology design, and we are thrilled that our brand promise of “Inspiring Innovation, Persistent Perfection” has resulted in such across-the-board recognition for our products.”
In the case of Eee Slate, Windows 7 Home Premium ensures full compatibility with a wide range of popular applications controlled by flexible input options. The Eee Slate is available with 32GB or 64GB of SSD storage (expandable via SDXC), and up to 4GB of DDR3 RAM. All models have 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, a 2-megapixel camera, plus two USB 2.0 ports that provide full support for a wide range of standard PC peripherals, along with a mini-HDMI port that is ideal for connecting to external displays.