File this under news that isn’t news or news that anyone who follows the scene could reasonably surmise. Asus CEO Jerry Shen says Asus is aiming to have $200 Netbook on the market in 2009. Show of hands, anyone surprised by this? According to this DigiTimes report, we would of course assume this would be an entry level Eee, but the market pressures that would bring to bear would I’m sure continue the disruptive ways Asus has become so accustomed to these days.
That said, the DigiTimes report is interesting to read because Asus folk are saying that the business outlook is still unclear for 2009. Of course that could go either way.