ASUS Eee Pad Slider. Details and Video [Updated]

Posted on 05 January 2011, Last updated on 05 January 2011 by

asuseeepadslider If you’ve read the live blog of the ASUS event today you’ll be aware that 4 devices were launched. It’s interesting to note that there were no traditional netbooks launched which indicates a mainstream status (some will call that ‘death’) of the netbook. What ASUS are doing here is looking for new form factors and operating systems for the 10 inch category and this Eee Pad Slider [product tracking] is one of them.

Priced at $499 – $799, this looks to be a rather good variant of a ‘netvertible.’ In fact, it’s more of a ‘net’-vertible than many other devices we’ve seen. Honeybcomb makes sense here. Tegra 2 should be no surprise. Congratulations to Nvidia for becoming the platform of choice for that version of the OS!


We’ve talked about this before with the Toshibas AC100 and Compaq Airlife 100. It’s the crossover of the smartphone operating system into productivity land.


The launch timescale of May alligns with Honeycomb. All that remains is the critically important task of getting quality tablet and productivity apps out there.

Here’s a video of the real thing.

UPDATE: We are now tracking this product in our database.

3 Comments For This Post

  1. rahul says:

    Any word on Google Market access?

  2. says:

    if they are using 2.3 or later that should not really be a problem. But the devil is as always in the details.

  3. animatio says:

    “It’s the crossover of the smartphone operating system into productivity land.” i;d like this a big word. some keys in front of a screen won’t mean productivity. as long as there a precise cursor stearing is lacking in android there will be NO real productivity possible. the same is valid for the lack of real digitizing capabilities. these android devices presented so far are pure consuming stuff – with or without keyboads.

Recommended Reading

Top Ultra Mobile PCs

Dell Latitude E7440
14.0" Intel Core i5-4200U
GPD Pocket 2
7.0" Intel Core m3-8100Y
Viliv S5
4.8" Intel Atom (Silverthorne)
GPD Win 2
6.0" Intel m3 7Y30
Acer Aspire Switch 10
10.1" Intel Atom Z3745
Acer Aspire E11 ES1
11.6" Intel Celeron N2840
Lenovo Ideapad Flex 10
10.1" Intel Celeron N2806
Microsoft Surface Go
10.0" Intel Pentium 4415Y
LG G8X THINQ Dual Screen
6.4" Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
HP Elitebook 820 G2
12.5" Intel Core i5 5300U