The Asus Eee PC 1004DN is the first Eee PC netbook to feature an optical drive. Making use of a Super-Multi DVD writer, the Asus 1004DN making installing software easier, as well as allowing you to watch your DVD collection on the go, or for DVD burning for easy backups.
As well as the DVD burner, the Asus PC1004DN features the very nice “chiclet” style keyboard for easier and more comfortable typing, at 92% of a full sized keyboard.
The Asus 1004DN makes use of their Super Hybrid Engine which reduces power consumption and extends battery life to over 5.5 hours.
The Asus 1004DN makes use of the latest 1.66GHz Intel Atom N280 CPU and 720p capable Intel GN40 chipset with GMA 4500M graphics core, and 1GB DDR2 RAM (upto 2GB), upto 120GB HDD, and a 10-inch 1024×600 resolution LED backlit LCD.
The Asus Eee PC 1004DN has a great design, and stylish brushed aluminum wrist palm rest, and measures 277mm x 194mm x 27.4-34mm, and weighs 1.45kg.
Also great to see on the Asus 1004DN is an Express Card slot for improved expansion capabilities, and a fingerprint scanner for extra security.
No price or release date are currently known, but we’re sure it won’t be too long. If you feel that an optical drive has been missing from netbooks, the Asus Eee PC 1004DN should suit you well. Via Asus Press