ASUS shows off the Transformer Book Trio, an innovative design that offers three form factors into one. The 11.6" Trio has a IPS LCD display with 1080p HD resolution and not only offers laptop and tablet functionality but also doubles as a desktop PC. The tablet part uses an Intel Atom Z2760 processor, it runs Android and has up to 64GB eMMC storage and a 19.5Whr battery. The removable keyboard on the other hand features an Intel Core i5/i7 Haswell series processor, Windows 8, up to 1TB HDD and a 33Whr battery.
One of the interesting features of this product is that the tablet and the keyboard dock can be used simultaneously - the keyboard dock can be connected to an external display to transform it into a desktop PC. The keyboard dock offer 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 while the tablet half supports 802.11n and Bluetooth 3.0. The keyboard has a USB 3.0 connector while the tablet has a mini-USB 2.0 port.
Battery life is said to be 13 hours for the tablet but only five hours for the notebook. Pricing and availability is unknown.
ASUS Transformer Book Trio is a desktop, laptop and tablet all in one
Posted on Thursday, Sep 05 2013 @ 11:24 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck