Asus Reveals Transformer Book Chi family Tablets at CES 2015

Posted on Jan 8 2015 - 12:44am by TechliveTech
Asus Reveals Three Transformer Book Chi family Tablets

Asus Reveals Three Transformer Book Chi family Tablets

Asus at the ongoing CES 2015, along with ZenFone Zoom and ZenFone 2 has revealed a trio of its Transformer Book Chi Series Windows tablets. The Transformer Book Chi family from Asus include the Transformer Book T90 (low-end), Transformer Book T100 and the Transformer Book T300 (highlight of the event).

All the trio Transformer Book Chi tablets run on Windows 8.1 and feature packed keyboard port.

Asus Transformer Book T90:

Asus Transformer Book T90

Asus Transformer Book T90

This T90 Chi is the cheapest of the lot priced at $300 (approximately Rs. 19,000). It comes with a 8.9-inch display size with a 1280×800 pixel resolution. Powering the device is a 1.46GHz Intel Atom Z3775 processor with 2.3GHz Burst Frequency, 2MB-Cache, 4-Thread and 4-Core. This is to be made available in two inbuilt storage variants, one with 32GB and the other with 64GB.

With not much details being revealed by the company this T90 tablet is meant to be 7.5mm thick. Almost matching up with Transformer Book T100 in its specifications it still has got one key difference, this comes with touchpadless keyboard and this could be likely due to lack of space.  

Asus Transformer Book T100:

Asus Transformer Book T100

Asus Transformer Book T100

Next on the line comes the Transformer Book T100, which as the name suggest gets a 10.1-inch screen size with a full-HD display with resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 and is priced about $400 (approximately Rs. 25,300). Even this tablet gets powered by a 1.46GHz Intel Atom Z3775 processor with 32GB and 64GB inbuilt storage variants. The thickness of this tablet is measured to be 7.2mm.

Asus Transformer Book T300:

Asus Transformer Book T300

Asus Transformer Book T300

Last but the highlight and most noteworthy of the three tablets is the Asus Transformer Book T300 that gets a price tag of about $699 (approximately Rs. 44,300) and $799 (approximately Rs. 50,600) based on the screen resolution.

This with a 12.5-inch screen size is to be made available in two different display resolutions, one with full-HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels while the other to be QHD with 2560×1440 pixels resolution. Featuring a docked keyboard this tablet measures 1.65 inches getting a slim look and is considered to be thinner than the MacBook Air of Apple. The inbuilt storage found in this device is of 128GB.

 The reason for the slim look of the tablet is mainly because it gets the Intel’s fanless new cool-running Core M Broadwell processor (options of Core M 5Y10 or the 5Y71 are given) and is coupled with 8GB of RAM. Still lot more regarding the features of the tablet are to be revealed by the company.

Asus CEO Johnny Shih, describes this Transformer Book T300 as the company’s ultimate dream machine comparing it favorably to Apple’s MacBook Air.

All the aforesaid 2-in-1 tablets come with Type B USB ports also supporting USB 3.0. The three Transformer Book Chi convertibles are expected to be available starting next month with no exact dates given officially.

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