Asus introduced a hybrid Transformer Book Duet
In late 2013, Asus has released a mysterious teaser to create intrigue around the products that the company will show at CES 2014. The long-awaited day has come, and Asus has announced its Transformer Book Duet TD300, which is a hybrid between a laptop and a tablet. The device runs Windows 8.1 and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
At first glance, the Asus Transformer Book Duet looks like a traditional ultrabook. It has a standard form factor and is equipped with a 13.3” multi-touch display with a resolution of 1920×1080. In essence the Transformer Book Duet is the successor to last year’s model of the Transformer Book Trio, which offers similar capabilities, but is equipped with a display smaller 11-inch.
New hybrid laptop from Asus with Intel Core i7, 4 GB DDR3L RAM, and is characterized by an interesting distribution of the internal memory: the tablet part has an SSD disk of 128 GB and the dock is embedded ordinary hard drive 1 TB. Complete Transformer Book Duet weighs almost 2 kg, something not very typical for modern ultrabooks.
The main feature of the device is the ability to switch between Windows 8.1 and Android, which is carried out by pressing just one button. The manufacturer claims that the switch takes about 4 seconds.
The device will be preferable only for those who value the products 2 in 1, and wants to always have on hand a tablet with Android and a laptop with Windows.
Asus Transformer Book Duet will cost 599 us dollars, but the date has not been announced.