(SEMASA) ASUS Announces Transformer Book T100 with Detachable Tablet Display

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ASUS announced on the availability of Transformer Book T100, a 10.1-inch ultraportable laptop with an Intel® Atom™ ‘Bay Trail’ quad-core processor and a detachable HD display that can be used as a standalone Windows 8.1 tablet. With a slim design and durable finish, Transformer Book is not only one of the lightest laptops currently available at just 1.07kg, but also one of the lightest 10-inch tablets around, at 550g.

High-performance laptop and lightweight tablet combined

ASUS Transformer Book T100 is an extremely compact ultraportable for people who want the productivity features of a laptop with the easy portability of a tablet — and the flexibility to switch between the two in an instant.

Transformer Book features the new Intel Atom Z3740 quad-core processor for smooth multi-tasking performance and incredible energy efficiency, and lasts for up to 11 hours on battery power. The lightweight keyboard dock features precision-engineered keys designed for comfortable extended use, plus a multi-touch touchpad with full Windows 8.1 gesture support.

Just 10.5mm thin in tablet mode, the T100’s 10.1-inch display has a crisp 1366 x 768 resolution and features IPS technology for wide 178-degree viewing angles with excellent daylight visibility. Capacitive multi-touch gives fine fingertip control in tablet mode, while exclusive ASUS ‘Reading Mode’ technology adjusts the display automatically to make the screen easier to read for long periods.

ASUS Instant On and SonicMaster Audio technology

Transformer Book also features ASUS Instant On technology for the kind of instant response that people have come to expect from tablets. Transformer Book wakes from standby in an instant and lasts for up to 14 days in standby mode.

ASUS SonicMaster audio technology gives true-to-life sound, and Transformer Book also features USB 3.0, 802.11a/b/g/n dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Transformer Book is also bundled with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 with full versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.

 

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

  • ASUS Transformer Book T100 is available from 18th October 2013.
  • The recommended retail price is RM 1,299.
SPECIFICATIONS 1

Operating system

Windows 8.1 (32-bit)

Processor

Intel Atom Z3740 quad-core (1.33GHz)

Graphics

Intel HD graphics (Gen7)

Display

10.1-inch (1366 x 768) IPS with capacitive multi-touch

Memory & storage

2GB

32GB eMMC

Cameras

Front 1.2MP

Connectivity

Tablet:  802.11a/b/g/n (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB port,
Micro-HDMI port, MicroSD card slot, 3.5mm headphone/mic

Dock:   USB 3.0 port

Audio

Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology

Sensors

Accelerometer, ambient light, e-compass, gyroscope

Battery

31Wh lithium polymer

Size & weight

Tablet:  263 x 171 x 10.5m, 550g

Dock:   263 x 171 x 13.1mm, 520g

 

1     Specifications and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.

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