Asus has unveiled in India the ASUS Transformer Book TX300 tablet-cum-notebook device that is claimed to be world’s thinnest Windows 8 based tablet and detachable Notebook aptly termed as Transformer.
The latest ASUS Transformer Book TX300 was launched with a lot of hype and hoopla at the Music launch event of upcoming Bollywood flick Chennai Express. The evening witnessed much grandeur with the presence of Bollywood actors and film’s director along with ASUS’ Country Product Manager Apratim Sharma.
The ASUS Transformer Book TX300 tablet-cum-notebook (detachable) is powered by an Intel Core i7 Intel 3rd Gen i5-3337U 1.7 GHz processor with 3MB Cache and features 13-inch full HD display with IPS technology for 178-degree wide viewing angles. The device graphics is powered by Intel HD 4000.
Claimed to be world’s thinnest Windows 8 tablet (cum detachable notebook device) the Transformer Book TX300 clad sleek profile and is designed with precision-engineered all-metal construct coupled with unique spun metal finish.
The device features 128-GB SSD storage that is designed to work in tablet mode and also features 500-GB hard disk that is designed to work when the device transforms into ultrabook mode and comes with 4-GB RAM.
In addition, The ASUS Transformer Book TX300 also features HD front facing camera for video chatting and has a main 5-MP rear-facing digital camera that can also record videos (possibly in HD format?)
Other features of ASUS Transformer TX300 include microHDMI, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/N, Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity, magnetic DC connector and microSD card reader slot supporting up to 32GB expandable storage in tablet mode.
In the full ultrabook version, device also features gigabyte Ethernet LAN port, two USB 3.0 ports, a mini DisplayPort and SD card reader.
Key Specifications of ASUS Transformer Book TX300
- 13.3 inch full HD IPS touch screen display
- Intel 3rd Gen i5-3337U 1.7 GHz processor with 3MB Cache
- Intel HD 4000 graphics
- 4GB DDR3 RAM
- 500GB HDD / 128GB SSD
- Windows 8 professional for tablet / notebook
- 802.11 b/g/n LAN port
- Bluetooth 4.0
- Front HD camera
- Back 5MP camera with video recording
- 2x USB 3.0 ports
- Mini Display port
- SD card slot
The ASUS Transformer Book will be available in India at an MRP of Rs. 91,999/- across select ASUS authorized retail outlets starting second week of July 2013.