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Up against the Eee PC

Naturally, the XO draws comparisons with Asus' low-cost Eee laptop, which you can also take to the beach, as the illustration below shows:

Asus Eee PC 701

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So how do they stack up?

Comparing the XO and Eee in their full-screen modes, the XO's 7.5in screen shows a lot more information than the Eee's 7in screen, between the extra size and slightly smaller, but easily readable fonts.

Browsing on the XO and Eee laptops compared

Comparing the XO and Eee browsers
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Here's another view, giving a comparison of how much of a web page each machine can display:

Browsing on the XO and Eee laptops compared

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