The Eee Keyboard was a mere prototype when it appeared at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Asus is displaying the device again at CeBit this week, but as Reg Hardware reports, Asus executives now say it could hit store shelves as early as May.
Asus has two different version of the self-contained proto-netbook in the works. One will hook up to a TV or monitor normally, while the other will—somehow—connect wirelessly (or so Reg Hardware says). On the pricing side of things, Asus is shooting for $400, with the wireless model to cost up to $600.
Reg Hardware's post doesn't include photos, but Engadget visited Asus' booth at CeBit and got a rather close look at the device. The Eee Keyboard looks more or less like one of Apple's wireless aluminum keyboards, except with a bigger bezel and a five-inch, 800x480 display sitting on the right side. According to this photo of an Asus display label, the system has an Atom N270 (single-core) or N330 (dual-core) processor, 1GB of RAM, 16-32GB of solid-state storage, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and HDMI video output.
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