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Asus has officially taken the lid off its latest Eee PC netbook, the 1005PX.

So say our chums over at German website Eee PC News, no doubt after a night sobbing into their Holstens.

Bad luck in the match, guys, but you can take heart in the knowledge that your psychic octopus has been vindicated.

Here's a picture of the new machine:

Asus Eee PC 1005PX

Well, it's hard to get overly excited by the new Eee PC, which takes the existing 1.66GHz Atom N450-based 1005PE - reviewed here - and swaps out the old model's glossy screen for a "non-glare" panel.

And - apart from some new casing colours - that's about it.

So, since this story needs livening up a tad, here's an old friend:

Asus Eee PC S101

Anyone on a sunny beach will surely appreciate the non-glare screen. ®

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