Asus Eee PC sold out in the US

Asus Eee PC sold out in the US

The bestseller list at and the CNET shop promise a successful Christmas business for Asus: The Eee PC is at the top of the top hardware bestseller at Amazon and CNET - and has been since then Sales started two weeks ago.

According to Asus, 10,000 devices have been sold so far in the USA. More than 350,000 devices are to be sold worldwide by the end of 2007; the total sales target by the end of 2008 is between three and five million Eee PCs. In the US, the Eee PC is apparently completely sold out and new deliveries are not expected until after Christmas. Asus is currently unable to meet the demand in the United States.

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In Germany, the Asus Eee PC 4G with a 7 inch display, 512 MB RAM and 4 GB SSD flash memory will be available from mid-December in the colors white and black at a recommended retail price of 299 euros. Now, of course, Asus hopes to meet with lively interest in Germany and the rest of Europe, as in the USA. However, in view of the sell-off in the USA, it remains to be seen whether the demand will be satisfied in the short term.

In the USA, however, the first school (Fresno Unified School District) has decided to purchase 1,300 Eee PCs for students and teachers decided. The aim is to make it easier for students to access text documents, information from the Internet or video and audio files via the Eee PC as part of a digital school lesson. According to Asus, similar educational projects with the Eee PC are being planned in Germany.