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The Eee PC 900 is Asus' follow-up to its trendsetting Eee PC 700/701 series. It wwas officially launched in Hong Kong on April 16, 2008 for USD513, in the UK on May 1, 2008 for £329 (approximately €410, USD650 including VAT), and in the US on May 12, 2008 for USD549. The Windows XP version launched in Germany and Austria on June 26, 2008.
The Asus Eee PC 900 Linux is one of two available versions. A Windows XP-based version, with 12GB SSD is also available. A related series, the Eee PC 901 has almost similar specs but uses the Intel Atom Diamondville CPU and enhanced connectivity.
The storage is split between two SSD devices – a 4GB SSD installed similarly to that in the 701, and the remainder in a second SSD in the expansion bay.