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On June 5, 2012
Last modified:June 4, 2012

Summary:

Fantastic product by Asus. Very powerful and convenient tablet transformer and laptop with two displays running on Windows 8 and next generation of Intel Ivy Bridge processors.

Asus announced Transformer Book tablets running on Windows 8. Transformer Book is a tablet that could easily converted to a laptop by attaching a special keyboard. There are 11.6, 13 and 14-inch models of Asus Transformer Book tablets. All of them should have IPS displays with resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels and powered by next generation Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 processors. In addition to the hard drive Transformer Book tablets will be equipped by SSD- drive, USB 3.0 ports and four gigabytes of DDR3 RAM. There are two built-in cameras expected. The front camera is designed for video calls. The rear camera will have better resolution of five megapixels.

In addition to Transformers Book tablets Asus introduced the Taichi laptops featured by two displays. Displays are located on both sides of the lid. The one on the front is a touch screen. Both displays could be used simultaneously and show different pictures at the time. As in the case of the Transformer Book consumers will receive a “two-in-one” device: a laptop and a tablet. Backlit keyboard and stylus adding even more charm to the device.There are two models of Taichi coming with displays of 11.6, and 13.3 inches and a resolution of 1900 by 1280 pixels. The laptop also powered by next generation Intel Ivy Bridge Core i7 processor, has four gigabytes of RAM, USB 3.0 micro-DVI ports.

Asus don’t disclose the price of devices as well as th release date. Obviously Transformer Book tablets and Taichi laptops will appear in stores after the release of Windows 8 expecting in autumn 2012. Asus produced transformers in 2011 but all previous models were powered by ARM processors and Android operating system.

Fantastic product by Asus. Very powerful and convenient tablet transformer and laptop with two displays running on Windows 8 and next generation of Intel Ivy Bridge processors.