Eee PC: $200

Finally, the promise of the $200 Eee PC is, uh, promised again. Jerry Shen, apparently in a meeting with analysts, said that ASUS will launch an Eee PC priced at US $200 in 2009. He also said that 7 and 8.9-inch Eee PCs will be phased out of the market to be replaced by 10-inch models. Although that sounds like it opens the possibility for a 10-inch Eee PC for $200 we’re not counting on it. Shen also noted that 70% of all Eee PCs are now loaded with XP ( a latecomer to netbooks) and hard disk drives compared to 30% with Linux and SSDs. Microsoft, you win again.

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