Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas, NA (January 4, 2011) — ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih introduced the long-anticipated Eee Pad, Eee Slate, TUF Motherboards and the latest Republic of Gamers (ROG) lineup during the annual ASUS press conference at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). With innovation and choice being the dominate theme this year, Shih reiterates the company’s strength in cutting edge design and superior engineering to bring consumers the devices of their dreams. Shih was also proud to announce that ASUS is the winner of eight CES Innovation Awards which echoes ASUS’ persistence to bring innovation to life.
“ASUS is a global technology leader in the new digital era. We focus on the mastery of technological innovation and design perfection. We hold ourselves to the highest standards when it comes to delivering consumers the very best products. Choice is a key ingredient for success, and we offer consumers the ability to customize their own digital futures with an exciting lineup of products that are unmatched in quality and depth of features”, said Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUSTek.
ASUS Eee Pad and Eee Slate Tablet Devices
The newly unveiled family of ASUS tablets* arrives with a splash by offering four unique and innovative products. The Eee Pad MeMO has a 7-inch capacitive screen powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ mobile processor and will ship with Android® 3.0 (Honeycomb) featuring HD playback capabilities, mobile gaming, an exciting Web experience and is accompanied by a stylus pen for taking handwritten notes.
The Eee Pad Transformer and Eee Pad Slider are equipped with 10.1” IPS touchscreens, NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile processor technology and will ship with Android® 3.0. The Transformer comes with a docking option that incorporates a QWERTY keyboard and serves as a battery extension station for up-to 16 hours of non-stop computing. The Slider is equipped with a sliding keyboard for those who desire higher mobility capabilities in a tablet product along with excellent battery life.
For consumers who value productivity, entertainment and desktop power on-the-go, ASUS offers the Eee Slate EP121 which boasts a 12.1” multi-touch screen with Intel® Core™ i5 processor technology running on Microsoft® Windows® 7 Home Premium operating system. The Eee Slate EP121 is the most powerful tablet ever introduced and allows the user to run a variety of desktop applications on its 64GB SSD drive while offering various data input options ranging from a Wacom Digitizer pen to an included Bluetooth wireless keyboard for ultimate user flexibility.
ASUS TUF and ROG Motherboards
With over twenty years of engineering expertise in producing the world’s bestselling and most award-winning motherboards, Shih was proud to introduce the latest ASUS TUF series which is designed to withstand rugged environments with the ASUS proprietary Thermal Armor and Thermal Radar cooling design plus an industry leading five-year warranty.
“As you know ASUS is a veteran in producing the world’s best motherboards. We continue to strive for technological breakthroughs on our motherboards that include a new class leading Digital VRM design. The new ROG Rampage III Black Edition motherboard is a gamers’ dream come true. The additional network lane port and built-in headset amplifier bring both speed and realism to games and media applications. The ROG Vulcan headset is just one example of our commitment to technological breakthroughs. The active noise cancellation technology and tuned frequency response brings the ultimate gaming experience to life,” said Jonney Shih Chairman of ASUS.
ASUS at CES 2011
For ASUS’ complete CES product lineup, please visit us between 9:30AM and 6:00PM at The Venetian, San Polo Ballroom - 3501A from January 6-8.
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ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s bestselling 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, displays, desktop PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia, 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 ten thousand people and a world-class R&D team of 3,000 engineers, the company's revenue for 2010 was around US$10 billion.