Asus launches, Transformer Book T100 & Fonepad 7 in India

Asus  launched two new devices in its mobile computing space in India - the Ultraportable Transformer Book T100 and the Fonepad 7.

Transformer Book T100  
The Transformer Book T100 continues to have a detachable display that converts this ultraportable laptop into a tablet. This is a 10.1 inch device with an Intel Atom Z3740 quad core processor and 2GB RAM. This Windows 8.1 hybrid has a 1366x768 pixel IPS display. The display with the keyboard dock combined weighs 1.07kg while the tablet alone weights 550 grams.

The Transformer Book T100 has 32GB onboard storage, 1.2 MP camera, USB 3.0, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and Microsoft Office Home and Students 2013. The laptop has been priced at Rs 34,099.

Transformer Book T100 also features ASUS Instant On technology for the kind of instant response that people have come to expect from tablets. It wakes from standby in an instant and lasts for up to 14 days in standby mode.

The Next-Generation Fonepad 7
The Fonepad 7 is a 7-inch tablet featuring a non-slip finish. It is powered by Intel Atom Z2560 processor clocked at 1.6GHz and paired with 1GB RAM.

The Fonepad 7 has a 1280A—800 pixel IPS display, 16GB internal storage along with support for the microSD card. It features a 5-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera. Running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, this 7-inch tablet has a 3,950mAh battery, which the company claims can offer 28 hours of talk time or 10 hours of tablet usage at Priced Rs 17,499,

"We transform ourselves to deliver the state-of-the-art devices and are assenting that our design philosophy that starts with people will yield us with positive receptions for these devices as well," said Peter Chang, Regional Head, Asus India.

“What we have delivered with our Bay Trail platform is an incredibly powerful SoC that delivers outstanding performance, long battery life, and a great experience for the way people use these devices today. It’s an incredible leap forward,” said Amit Gupta, Director Business Development, Intel South Asia “The results of our long term partnership with ASUS is a breadth of mobile devices that continue to delight consumers, business users and IT managers, such as this innovative Transformer Book T100”.

29-Oct-2013 16:49:16