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Asus Eee PC 1018P in aluminum finish

There’s not much you can do with the current line of netbooks nowadays. Most of the time, it’s just some sort of re-design  and that’s what they did with the Asus Eee PC 1018P.

At first sight, the netbook seems like just any other unit it the Eee PC Seashell line with a little touch of a texture on the lid cover. It looks thinner though compared to the previous Seashell series.

The specs of the netbook takes the usual line-up with a few improvements here and there, including Bluetooth 3.0 and USB 3.0 ports.


Asus Eee PC 1018P specs:
10.1-inch display @ 1024×600 pixels
Intel Atom N455 @ 1.66 GHz, with HyperThreading
Intel GMA 3150 graphics
1GB DDR3 RAM (2GB max)
WiFi 802.11n
Bluetooth 3.0
3 x USB 2.0
0.3MP webcam
Gigabit LAN
5,800mAh battery
3-in-1 card reader
Windows 7 Starter

The general look of the 1018P is much better, especially with that aluminum finish around the keyboard area. The chiclet-type keys are becoming a standard as well and this white model is looks really good.

Asus reps tell me they have no release date for this unit yet so we don’t have any final figure of retail price. I reckon it would land in the same price range as the regular units (~Php21k – Php23k).

Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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9 Responses

  1. Eason says:

    Nice unit, good specs. I just hope with the new line of USB 3.0 compatible laptops there are actual USB 3.0 devices to use it for.

  2. Manny says:

    looks nice, especially the white finish..and good enough specs for a notebook anyway.

    the keyboard looks very familiar…

  3. GregOng says:

    I saw this already in another website review and boy, it sure is a looker. I’m hanging on to my 1000HE until this arrives!

  4. Ton says:

    I think that’s three ports of USB2.

  5. islacom says:

    is this model better than the HP Mini 311-1002TU?

    I know that the two netbooks have different specs and screen size, but just to compare which is a better netbook amont the 2?

    please help.

  6. Kevinn says:

    Wow, this is a looker and I hope you’re right with the price Abe.

    Processor-wise, how does this compare with the current crop of Atoms?

  7. madzman23 says:

    WOW! this is really a looker especially the aluminum finish.. looking forward for this one..

    @islacom IMHO ASUS is BETTER than HP especially netbook/notebook wise. ;)

    @kevinn this is a decent processor especially it has hyperthreading technology.

    @abe sir yuga, are you sure the camera is just 0.3MP? that would be a bummer if its so.. :(

  8. nice design,and specs
    but its still expensive to people like me ,hehehehehehe

  9. Oh wow, ang ganda nga nung design. ASUS pa so robust ito. :)

    Asus Eee PC 1018P Images at flickrlithe.com : http://bit.ly/bWKjyZ

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