ASUS today formally announced the 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. The device weighs in at 1.07kg, but when detached from the keyboard clocks in at 550g.
Transformer Book features a new Intel Atom Z3740 quad-core processor and lasts for up to 11 hours on battery power. Measuring just 10.5mm thin in tablet mode, Transformer Book’s 10.1-inch display has a resolution of 1366 x 768 and features IPS technology for better viewing. The display also supports multi-touch, while exclusive ASUS ‘Reading Mode’ technology adjusts the display automatically to make the screen easier to read for long periods.
Transformer Book also features ASUS Instant On technology and 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.
The device will be available from 13th November for AED1,699.