Asus is pursuing a niche segment within the tablet PC sphere – that of tablet PCs that come with their own keypad that is either attached or detachable from the main tablet form. The Eee Pad Slider comprises of its own keypad that is attached to the tablet. First shown at the CES held earlier in the year, but ASUS has not been making much noise with the tablet until now.
By May 30th we are likely to be treated with some news concerning the Slider tablet at the Computex event. Till then, the only things known about the tablet is that it is likely to be based on a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and will have a 10.1 inch 1280 x 800 pixel display.
The other tablet from Asus with an attachable keypad – the Eee Pad Transformer has already gone on sale and initial reviews of the tablet has been quite convincing.
In the meantime, Asus has posted some teaser images of the tablet at techinstyle to keep the interest going.
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