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ASUS Eee Slate EP121 review

8.1/10 AVG.
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8.1/10
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The ASUS Eee Slate EP121 currently has an Informr score of 8.1 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 6 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Windows
Processor
1.33 GHz
Screen Size
12.1"
Camera
Yes


What the Critics Are Saying...


TrustedReviews

Asus' Eee Slate EP121 is a unique Windows tablet that has a lot going for it. A beautiful 12.1in IPS screen offers both capacitive and pen feedback with the included Wacom stylus, making it an intriguing artist's and designer's tool. Powerful internals ensure Windows 7 rarely feels less than smooth,...

- Ardjuna Seghers , TrustedReviews
Techradar

- Alan Dexter, Techradar
PC Pro

Asus’ biggest problem isn’t its design: it’s Windows. In the consumer space, and as a tablet OS, Windows 7 still doesn’t cut the mustard. And, furthermore, the other question is whether graphics professionals wouldn’t be better served by pairing an Apple Macbook Pro 13...

- David Bayon, PC Pro
Mobile Tech Review

This is one of the best Windows 7 tablets we’ve seen in years, and one of the few slate designs that targets not just artists and verticals but consumers. The $999 to $1,099 price tag might sound high relative to consumer notebooks, but it’s much cheaper than 12” Windows slates tha...

- Lisa Gade, Mobile Tech Review
Notebookcheck

Asus has designed a great device with the Eee Slate. Operating system, display and connectivity open many possibilities. It's even imaginable to occasionally use the tablet PC as a desktop replacement. In any case, the system performance is sufficient for many tasks and outshines everything that oth...

- Tobias Winkler , Notebookcheck


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Screen Size
12.1"

The ASUS Eee Slate EP121's screen size is 12.1 inches with x pixels resolution.

Processor
1.33 GHz

There is a Core i5-470UM 1.33 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
Yes
There is a front-facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
32 GB

Internal memory is 32 GB. An external, SD, MMC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
34WHr

The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 34 WHr battery. Asus's performance ratings are 3 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

ASUS Eee Slate EP121 Specs

Overview
Release date April 20, 2011
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
Networks
No
SIM card size
No
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Core i5-470UM 1.33 GHz
Internal Storage 32 GB
RAM 4 GB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Carrying case, Manual, Software CD, Stylus, USB Power Adapter
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 34 WHr
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 3 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 3 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 31.2 x 20.7 x 1.7 cm (12.3 x 8.2 x 0.7 in)
Weight 1157 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 12.1 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive Touchscreen, Gorilla Glass Display
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info SD, MMC
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Dual lens
No
Zoom
Yes
Flash
No
Additional Main Camera Info
No
Video Recording Formats
WMV, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, MP4, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats WMV, AVI
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Stereo
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert No
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm No
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer Yes
Viewable document types BMP, GIF, HTML, JPG, TIFF, TXT
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps -
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