ASUS Announces EeePad Slider, a Transform With Sliding Keyboard

Alongside with the ASUS Transformer, the company has also announced its EeePad Slider. Being touted as a unique hybrid of tablet and mobile PC, it features a unique sliding design that exposes the keyboard when needed.

The Slider will sport a NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor and will also run Android Honeycomb under ASUS' MyWave overlay.

The device will feature a 10.1-inch IPS multi-touch display will full retracting keyboard. Weighing in at just 1.98 lbs, the device will be a great solution for media consumption on the go.

Essentially, this is the same device hardware wise as the Transform, just with a new form factor that may please other users. The ASUS EeePad Slider will be available this May for $499-$799.