The wait is over in the US on ASUS’s tablet PC, the Eee PC T101MT. If you cast your eyes in the direction of Amazon, 10.1-inch multitouch convertible netbook is available for purchase for the low price of $499. What does $499 get you? The netbook includes a Intel Atom N450 processor, 1GB of RAM, and a 160GB hard-drive. The big selling feature is the multitouch-capable 1024 x 600 resistive touchscreen.
The only other deterrent, other than the price tag, is that the version of Windows loaded onto the T101MT is Windows 7 Starter Edition. As we all know, that edition doesnt do much of what users want now a days, so if you are going to buy this netbook, be ready to tack on a operating system upgrade to the $499 price.
Is the ASUS Eee PC T101MT a good buy? Well, for $499, there are other netbook options, as well as the all mighty iPad, so stop and consider what you really need before buying a netbook. ASUS creates solid hard working machines, but this time, I think the price may be this netbook’s downfall.