The Eee PC 1008P is the latest generation "premium" netbook from Asus. The company took help from famous designer Karim Rashid to add some of sort of uniqueness to its design. Along with the updated laundry list of internal components, the Eee PC 1008P is "Year 2010-ready". It's got almost everything right for a netbook; it's thin, lightweight, has a comfortable keyboard/touch-pad and decent battery life - thanks to the extra battery pack. The main gripe we had with the 1008P is the low screen brightness. Also, just two USB ports could be too less for some people.
Priced at Rs. 27,000, it's slightly expensive but this was expected since this is a premium range product. It's close to Rs. 10,000 more than any decent netbook from last year (like the HP Mini 110 or Asus's own Eee PC 1005HA). If you don't mind burning your moolah, then the Eee PC 1008P Karim Rashid is a chic netbook to go for. However, if you're a penny saver, then look away. An Eee PC 1005HA (or the upcoming revised 1005P/PE models) will do almost everything that this one does, for much lesser.