ASUS will roll out five types of low-priced PCs embedded with Intel`s Classmate platform in second half this year, posing heat to Quanta Computer in the competition in low-priced PC market. The five computer types ASUS will introduce are priced at US$ 199, US$ 249, US$ 299, US$ 399 and US$ 549 each. ASUS will contract AU Optronics to supply seven-inch LCD display screens for the computers. Industry watchers expect competition in low-priced PC market to heat up in the second half this year after the two heavyweight PC makers begin shipping the products.

ASUS will roll out five types of low-priced PCs embedded with Intel`s Classmate platform in second half this year, posing heat to Quanta Computer in the competition in low-priced PC market. The five computer types ASUS will introduce are priced at US$ 199, US$ 249, US$ 299, US$ 399 and US$ 549 each. ASUS will contract AU Optronics to supply seven-inch LCD display screens for the computers. Industry watchers expect competition in low-priced PC market to heat up in the second half this year after the two heavyweight PC makers begin shipping the products.