ASUS has launched the new Eee PC 1005PR Seashell Atom netbook, one of few capable of HD video. Eee PC 1005PR ships with 10.1″ LED backlit display with 1366×768 pixel resolution. Through Broadcom’s Crystal HD media processor the computer can play HD video at 720p resolution, something a regular Atom netbook can’t handle without a discrete chip.
ASUS Eee PC 1005PR Seashell supports hardware acceleration of Flash 10.1 and ships with both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. The 1.66GHz Atom CPU has company from 1GB RAM and 250GB harddrive. The computer ships with 6-cell battery for keeping the computer alive up to 11 hours and with Windows 7 Starter Edition prices start around $400.