Assortment of ASUS from CES 2009 to also hit Australian shores
Innovative new technology and products impresses Las Vegas
Sydney, Australia, January 15, 2009 - ASUS, worldwide technology leader in component and notebook design and manufacturing, unveiled an abundant array of products at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Focusing on the main theme of "Access Life with ASUS", the rich assortment of products exhibited at CES 2009 aims to simplify users' lives in the new digital age of today, and beyond tomorrow.
Livin' the Eee life - Eee Tree
The first Eee PC released in 2007 paved the way with its "Easy to learn, work and play" concept and pioneered the netbook generation. Petite and portable, shockproof design for open-air computing and the ASUS-exclusive Super Hybrid Engine (SHE) makes the Eee PC super-centric on all levels. The latest Eee PC offering showcased at CES 2009 - the Eee PC S101 and Eee PC S101H (hard disk version) - is stunningly styled for the fabulous fashionista. Eee PC S101 launched in Australia December 2008, Eee PC S101H to launch in Australia early February 2009
Extending on the Eee range, ASUS also unveiled the:
- Eee Box - a compact, power-saving 1L-sized desktop PC that provides low-power computing with a minimal footprint; launched in Australia mid 2007
- Eee Keyboard - a fully-functional PC and multi-media center enabled by ultra wideband HDMI which also serves as a wireless hub; TBA
- Eee Stick - a Plug and Play full motion wireless gaming controller for the PC platform; TBA
- Eee Top - an all-in-one touchscreen computer that boasts full regular desktop PC functionality; to launch in Australia end January / early February 2009
- Eee PC T91 and T101H - efficient and elegant touch tablet portable computing. To launch in Australia early second half 2009
With the latest Eee range, ASUS is making convenience computing Eeeasy.
Substance and style - S121
The new S121 notebook is a versatile mobile companion for individuals who view technology as a tool of the trendy trade - computing that complements a get-up and a diverse lifestyle. In combining innovative technologies and a cutting edge design similar to that of the successful Eee PC S101 netbook, the S121 is a notebook that provides extensive multi-tasking capabilities and mobile performance that breezes through any occasion. Be it in the office or on the town, the S121 commands charm and permits productivity anywhere. To launch in Australia end first quarter / early second quarter 2009
Gaming as a force - G Series
Specifically designed for gamers, the ASUS G71 offers full-tilt performance as the leading Intel® Quad Core™ gaming notebook. Packed with extreme graphics capabilities and an emphasis on audio clarity and stunning graphics performance, the G71 delivers a total gaming experience in a highly portable package. As a dedicated gaming notebook, the G71 sports an impressive range of high performance components that delivers uncompromising multimedia entertainment and games, while on the move. Another G Series gaming notebook is the G50Vt which includes extreme performance graphic cards to offer vibrant visuals, as well as built-in ASUS-exclusive features such as Direct Messenger - a second display that lets users keep updated on emails and instant messages, or system information including CPU loading while game. G71 launched in Australia fourth quarter 2008, G50Vt TBA
Digital sports driving with Lamborghini
Whether you are looking for breakthrough mobile computing, or you are a poseur who stands out from the rest, the Lamborghini VX5 offers uncompromised style and superior performance. The latest offering in the ASUS Lamborghini Series is crafted using exceptional materials and details to make it look, feel and run like a supercar, taking users to another realm where power, speed, strength and beauty all complement each other perfectly. Packaged in the same sleek paint finish and subtle golden shimmer reminiscent of the iconic automobile, the Lamborghini VX5 comes in elaborate yellow for the flashy or modest black for the simple. In addition to the classic, yet structured lines of this fine piece of machinery, its pičce de resistance is the legendary Automobili Lamborghini logo. With its beautiful detailing and advanced performance, the Lamborghini VX5 is the ultimate machine impassioned by the Lamborghini's soul - fast and fierce. To launch in Australia early second half 2009
Motherboards running riot
The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rampage II Extreme is the motherboard for muscle gaming and holder of several world records for overclocking. Keeping in line with ROG's commitment to producing cutting-edge, boundary-breaking products for serious gamers and overclockers, the ROG Rampage II Extreme incorporates the latest innovations and components into its architecture. Pushing the boundaries of the new Intel Core™ i7 platform to the limit, the ROG Rampage II Extreme allows for continuous improvements to existing overclocking world records. Other innovative features such as the ROG Extreme Engine and the premium Multilayer type Polymer Capacitors (ML Caps) push it to the limit with blistering speeds and performance, gratifying gamers the world over. Launched in Australia November 2008
The other mother - motherboard that is, is the new M4 Series which supports the latest AMD® processors. Consisting of a brand new motherboard design built from the ground up, the M4 Series motherboards feature a revolutionary 8-Phase power design to fully complement the next generation processor. To launch in Australia early February 2009
CES 2009 AWARD WINNERS
Silence is not golden - sound off
The Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe audio card features Protected Audio Playback Systems (PAPS) and full Advanced Access Content System (AACS) certification for non-down-sampled Blu-ray audio. It is capable of decoding Blu-ray movies and takes full advantage of lossless digital audio formats such as Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ for professional, high-fidelity 24bit, 96-192Khz sounds. Equipped with a proprietary AV200 audio processor, HDMI1.3a certified Splendid HD video processor and an embedded HDMI port, the Xonar HDAV1.3 Deluxe delivers high definition audio and video for excellent entertainment, designed specifically for next-generation home theatre PCs (HTPCs). Launched in 2008
The P4-P5N9300 barebone PC is designed to be a user's companion in daily life. It supports the latest graphic technologies including hybrid SLI, PhysX, and CUDA from NVIDIA; and an HDMI interface with HDCP for Full HD 1080P visuals. Fulfilling its role as a media center, the ASUS P4-P5N9300 is an attractive system designed to enhance a user's digital lifestyle. TBA
The ASUS TW100-E5 Quadro FX470 workstation caters to the needs of professionals and power users alike by providing professional-grade and certified graphics solutions for graphics-intensive applications such as AutoCAD and Adobe. Not only can it expand users' screen space for Quad-Display functionality, it is designed with the environment in mind and helps save energy, thereby reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). Recently launched in Australia
ASUS is a leading company in the new digital era. With a global staff of more than ten thousand and a world-class R&D design team, the company's turnover for 2007 was 6.9 billion U.S. dollars. ASUS ranks among the top 10 IT companies in BusinessWeek's "InfoTech 100", and has been on the listing for 11 consecutive years. ASUS was also selected by the Wall Street Journal Asia as No.1 in quality and service in Taiwan. For more information, visit http://www.asus.com.au.
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