The Eee Note EA800 combines an e-book reader with the ability to take notes and draw sketches on the device's touch screen. Asus has released a digital notepad and e-book reader that the company says is capable of capturing handwritten notes and detailed sketches. The Eee Note has an 8-inch glass screen with a matte finish for smooth writing with the supplied stylus. The device displays text and sketches only in black and white and does not us a backlight, which means images remain clear even in sunlight. The Eee Note's 4 GB of internal memory is enough to store 10,000 e-books or 20,000 handwritten notes, according to Asus. The device also supports an external Micro SD Card for additional storage. Other features include an integrated 2-megpixel digital camera and a voice recorder. The device weighs just over a pound, gets 13.5 hours of battery life and has built-in Wi-Fi for accessing a limited number of online resources, such as Wikipedia and e-book retailers.
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