ASUS announces 4 tablets: Eee Slate EP121, Eee Pad Transformer, Eee Pad MeMO & Eee Pad Slider

(CES 2011) ASUS, the Taiwanese company has releasing 4 new tablets over the course of the year – the Eee Slate, the Eee Pad Transformer, the Eee Pad Slider and the Eee Pad MeMO. Asus unveiling them today at CES.

The Eee Slate EP121, "the world's most powerful tablet." It runs Windows 7. "No compromise. It's a PC, but it's not very PC." It will pack a 12.1″ 1280 x 800 multi-touch IPS display, an Intel Core i5-470UM processor, Windows 7 Home Premium, a 64GB SSD, 4GB of system memory and will be available this month from $999-$1099.

The Eee Pad Transformer is an Android tablet with a keyboard attached. The keyboard acts as a dock and can be removed when unneeded. It packs a 10.1″ 1280 x 800 IPS screen and runs on an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor that is supposedly 2x of the iPad A4′s speed. The Eee Pad Transformer will be available in April for $399-$699.

The Eee Pad MeMO runs Android, with a dual-core Qualcomm processor. It supports pressure-sensitive stylus input, has dual-cameras, and can support 1080p HD playback. It also comes with a 7″ IPS multi-touchscreen with a separate MeMIC media phone extender, and will be available in June from $499-$699. 

The Eee Pad Slider is similar to the Transformer, but it packs a smaller keyboard that can’t be detached from the tablet, and slides under it when not in use. It packs a 10.1″ multi-touch display, has dual-cameras, weighs less than 2 pounds and is less than 2/3 of an inch thick. It runs Android Honeycomb on a Tegra 2 processor as well. Talk about power and portability. The Ee Pad Slider will go on sale in May for $499-$799.

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