Seattle (WA) - The new Asus Eee PC 900 is now available for order at Amazon.com. The online retail giant has a price set at around $550 - $580, depending on specs.
The "Eee" brand has made waves with its light-weight design, reliance on solid-state drive memory and a Linux operating system.
The 900, a second generation version of the Eee PC, features a larger 8.9-inch wide screen capable of displaying 1024 by 600 pixels and dual solid-state drives capable of storing 12 GB in Windows XP and 20 GB in Linux.
Available in either Pearl White or Black, the computer will also feature a new FingerGlide touchpad that can recognize two finger gestures for zooming and scrolling.
The 900 also features a 900 MHz Celeron M CPU from Intel, a UMA graphics chipset, one gigabyte of DDR2 RAM, and built-in 802.11b/g Wi-Fi.
The laptop is available with Windows XP pre-installed.