Netbooks are 13 years old - what were the famous cheap computers for the people

Thirteen years ago, on October 16, 2007, ASUS introduced the world's first netbook - the Eee PC 701. Before the announcement of the iPad and

There were still three years left for the popularization of tablets in 2010, during which netbooks managed to become a symbol of an inexpensive, long-lived and compact computer at a reasonable price.

The term "netbook" was coined by Psion,which in 2003 released a netBook model with a 7.7-inch display and a StrongARM mobile processor. In terms of functionality, the model resembled a hybrid of a tablet and a laptop, only without a "full-size" operating system and a touchscreen display.