ASUS is a forerunner in the notebook market, yet to place its mark in the tablet market. ASUS was trying to overrun a prime spot in both industries. The competition resulted in the introduction of ASUS Transformer Book TX 300, which is a 13.3″ notebook & a detachable tablet at the same time.
The Notebook cum Tablet has a full HD IPS touch display which has a 178 degree viewing angle. The processor used for both the tablet and notebook is the third generation Intel Core i5. There is separate storage for both devices with a high-capacity HDD and an Ultra-fast SSD. It has the Windows 8 professional OS.
The processor allows the user to switch between apps effortlessly. The Intel Turbo Boost technology 2.0 is able to deliver a speed boost whenever required. They have used ASUS SonicMaster audio technology for better audio experience.
As a tablet, the 128 GB SSD [Solid State Drive] allows the system to launch apps immediately for a faster Windows 8 experience. The ASUS WebStorage ensures secure cloud storage. When the user connects the ASUS tab to its notebook dock, it transforms to a notebook at once, with 500 GB HDD.
The company boasts that the ASUS high speed bridge technology used in the notebook will ensure 5 Gbps data transfer speeds. They keyboard used is a backlit keyboard with ambient light control option, which will adjust its luminosity with respect to the surroundings.
ASUS claims the battery has 5 hours life in notebook mode and 8 hours in tablet mode. The display used is a full HD IPS touch display which has 1080 pixels resolution and comes with a 178 degree viewing angle.
They have used MaxxAudio to provide EQ control for the ASUS SonicMaster controlled sound system. With a 720 P HD camera in the front and a 5 MP sensor camera in the rear, the Transformer book comes with a enhanced imaging technology for better images.
The Transformer Book comes with a power chord which is magnetically connected to the power socket. This feature will help users avoid damaging the chord accidentally.
The ASUS Transformer book is priced at Rs 91,999.