Asus Eee 1000H ReviewZertz - October 13, 2008
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That's how big a 10 inch screen looks like! This one is LED backlit, allowing for a brighter image, equivalent or longer battery life compared to regular CCFL lit LCDs while also being, albeit not much, thinner and lighter. For more information, CNET has an interesting article on the subject. It features the same 1024x600 resolution of its sibling, the 900. So it's basically a stretched 8.9 inch screen. The 1.3 megapixels webcam stands on the top part of the bezel.
The keyboard is 92% of the size of a regular keyboard, thanks to the 1000's bigger housing. It occupies nearly the full 10.5 inch width. Here's a penny on a key to give you a better idea how big, or should I say how small, the keys are. The touch pad is small, but makes good use of the available space. I will be commenting on both the keyboard and touchpad further in the article so hang on tight.
There are five buttons right above the keyboard. The first one on left turns the display off and the second one cycles through three available screen resolutions, 800x600, 1024x600 (the native resolution) and 1024x768. The third and fourth buttons can be customized, but are, by default, set to cycle power modes and launch Skype. Finally, the one on the far right is the power button.
On the bottom right are four LEDs indicating the Eee's current status. The first one indicates whether it is on, off and flashes when it is in standby mode, second one shows AC power/battery status, third is hard disk drive seeking and the last one displays whether WiFi/BlueTooth is either turned on or not.
Let's take a peek inside now!