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Asus announces Transformer Book Trio with Windows and Android
- — 04 June, 2013 08:35
The Transformer Book Trio is described by Asus as 'the world's first three-in-one mobile device' providing 'unparalleled flexibility in work, play, and social activity'.
"Transformer Book Trio transforms mobile flexibility by switching effortlessly between a Windows 8 notebook, Android tablet and Windows 8 desktop PC." said Asus.
The Asus Transformer Book Trio has a detachable 11.6in Full HD (1920x1080) IPS screen and is powered by a 2GHz Intel Atom processor. It has up to 64GB of flash storage on board.
Its PC Station Dock has a fourth generation, Haswell Core i7 from Intel and a 750GB hard drive.Despite running Windows 8 and Android, users can sync data or, for example, keep browsing the same webpage when moving from notebook to tablet mode. A hot key allows users to switch between the two operating systems easily.
Asus has also announced a plethora of other devices at Computex as part of its 'We Transform' event, including the new Transformer Pad Infinity which is the world's first Nvidia Tegra 4 tablet.There's also the Memo Pad HD 7, a budget tablet, and the Fonepad Note FHD 6, a Full HD phablet.Furthermore, Asus introduced the VivoPC, VivoMouse and RT-AC68U Wireless Router.
There's no pricing information for the Asus Transformer Book Trio yet. The device is expected to launch in Q3 this year.