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Asus Eee PC 1008

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Overall 7
7.0

Asus Eee PC 1008P Karim Rashid Collection

CNET
19 April 2014
  • Summary: This sharp-looking version of the popular Eee PC Netbook has more RAM and a bigger hard drive than entry-level models, but it features the same CPU and low-res display.
  • Cons: More expensive than other Netbooks, but lacks some high-end features.
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Overall 7
7.0

Eee PC 1008P Seashell (Karim Rashid Collection)

CNET
19 April 2014
  • Summary: The Eee PC 1008P Seashell Karim Rashid isn't the best netbook Asus has ever made, but, if you want a machine that really stands out from the crowd, it may be right up your street
  • Cons: Average battery life; pink version is rather shocking.
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Overall 10
10

Asus EeePC 1008HA

Tech2
19 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Nicknamed Seashell, the EeePC 1008 HA is a cut above the previous models, mainly because of its looks and design. It is sleek, sexy, and very stylish. So far netbook manufacturers have paid most of their attention to features and convenience. But with this baby out in the market, people will have all the more reason to grab a netbook. Since the seashell has hardware and features that are common to most netbooks, there isn’t much to speak in this regard.
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Overall 8
8.0

Asus Eee PC 1008P Seashell-Karim Rashid Collection

Tech2
19 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Put your glasses on, as the flashy snazziness has begun. This new designer netbook by Asus comes with a tag, rather a name tag of industrial designer Karim Rashid. It’s a netbook made for the premium user, but not necessarily in performance, (we’ll be checking that in the course of this review) but in terms of elite looks and beauty. And yes it comes with the Pinetrail platform inside. Let’s elaborate.
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Overall 8
8.0

ASUS EeePC 1008HA (Seashell)

PC Magazine
6 April 2010
  • Conclusion: The 1008HA is more cosmetically enhanced than the 1000HE, but it had to sacrifice a USB port and the removable battery in order to get there.
  • Pros: Slimmer and sexier design than the 1000HE. Good battery life despite using a two-cell battery.
  • Cons: Non-removable battery. One fewer USB port than its peers. VGA connectivity requires a dongle.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Channel5
27 March 2010
  • Summary: The Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell takes the slim profile of a MacBook Air and crosses it with netbook specs and size to come up with the most stylish, efficient ultra portable we've ever had the chance to play with. This is bound to trigger copycat computers, but the only way they'll be able to top this'un is by chopping the price down.
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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
8 March 2010
  • Excerpt: This gorgeous, sturdy netbook has some excellent features, but at this price, its performance won't live up to every shopper’s standards.
  • Pros: Gorgeous design, Sturdy keyboard, Excellent speakers, Ample storage space
  • Cons: Short battery life, Below-average performance, Choppy Wi-Fi video streams, Mediocre microphone
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Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell Netbook Review

ConnectReviews
8 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Netbooks are becoming all the rage these days, with slimmer designs and higher resolution screens. The latest of the slim bunch is the Asus Eee PC 1008HA Seashell. Does slimmer always mean better? Find out after the break.
  • Pros: Slim design., Hidden ports and connections., Bright LED-backlit display.
  • Cons: Non-removable battery., Mini VGA to VGA dongle can be lost easily.
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Asus 1008P-KR review – Karim Rashid Collection special edition

netbooklive.com
6 January 2010
  • Conclusion: The 1008P-KR is the first netbook built on the PineTrail platform i get to play with. That’s why i was really excited when i got it. Especially after seeing the design and the fact that they dropped the shiny glossy finish for a more “usable” one. Good news kept coming, with the improved hardware specs , better keyboard and touch-pad.
  • Pros: packs up some nice hardware for a netbook, but overall performance is not that great, very comfortable chiclet style keyboard and nice touchpad, exterior actually looks beautiful, and i expect it to be even better in Black. Plus, it’s not glossy anymore. Also, arm rest and  surface around the touchpad are also now matte and feel quite nice, will be available in 4 different colors
  • Cons: screen is the same as on the 1008HA version, glossy and difficult to use in direct light conditions, battery is small, thus resulting in a poor autonomy (update: Asus ships this with 2 batteries, and this will allow up to 7-9 hours of life, which is way better), it will probably be quite expensive, since it is a special edition signed by a famous designer, Karim Rashid, I really expected more in terms of performances from a new platform, although i knew Intel develope...
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Asus Eee PC 1008HA (Windows 7 version) review

Liliputing
23 November 2009
  • Summary: The Asus Eee PC 1008HA with Windows 7 may have more RAM and hard drive space than the Windows XP model. But it gets an hour or two less battery life, which is disappointing, especially since the battery is not user-replaceable. It’s possible that this may be addressed by future software updates, but right now you have a choice to make if you’re interested in this slim and light netbook: Do you want a model with the latest Windows operating system, or do you want one that...
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