Asus Transformer Book T100 – Full details, review, price, hands-on

Well Asus has just unveiled yet another Transformer. This time, it’s the T100 which is powered by the latest and greatest Intel Atom processor. This T100TA tablet notebook hybrid will be using Windows 8.1. Details are just emerging to stay tuned! We hope to have a full photo gallery in the coming hours! Release date is slated for October 18th in the United States. Canada should see a release date right around the same time. Most importantly the price! Only $349 for 32GB and $399 for 64GB. That includes the keyboard dock!

If you are familiar with the original netbook line-up from Asus named the Eee PC, consider this the evolution of the Eee PC netbook. Jonney Shih of Asus describes the T100 as the Eee PC reincarnated.

Here is a quick rundown of what we know so far:

  • Intel Atom Bay Trail-T Z3740 1.33Ghz quad-core processor
  • Product Name: T100TA
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • memory card reader slot that supports microSD, microSDHC, and microSDXC card formats
  • 10.1-inch IPS-Display with 1366×768
  • 178-degree viewing angles
  • Intel HD graphics (Sandy Bridge generation if Intel HD graphics)
  • WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), 1x Micro-USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro HDMI, 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 1.2 Megapixel Front-Webcam
  • MS Office Home & Student 2013
  • Windows 8.1
  • price $349 (32GB) – $399 (64GB)
  • 16% lighter than the iPad 4
  • tablet and keyboard dock both weigh 1.2 pounds each for a total combined weight of 2.4 pounds
  • tablet measures 10.4″ x 6.7″ x 0.41″ (0.93″ thick with the dock)
  • up to 11 hourse of battery life
  • 31Wh battery – NOTE: there is no battery on the keyboard dock.
  • windows 8.1 with an x86 processor gives full compatibility with new and legacy hardware and software
  • full-travel keys which provides same typing experience as a traditional laptop
  • Xbox Live support – music and videos apps, XBL hub
  • Asus SonicMaster audio, 4th generation
  • reading mode – a dedicated reading mode reduces eye strain by adjusting screen brightness, contrast, and color for prolonged use

T100 Photo Gallery:

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T100TA Hands-On Video:


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