ASUS doesn’t appear to have revealed much online about thethis evening as their events take place in London and New York but there’s enough so far to confirm it’s coming and to fill out some of the specs. A 13.3” 1080P IPS display, CPU options up to Core i7 and there’s a 128GB SSD in the tablet. Up to 500GB hard drive sits in the keyboard dock. More specs below…
- CPU Core options up to Core i7 3517U
- Full HD 10-point touchscreen. IPS.
- 128GB SSD (tablet) + hard drive storage (up to 500GB) in keyboard dock
- 4GB RAM
- Micro HDMI (tablet)
- Micro SD (tablet)
- Headset port (tablet)
- Sensors (Gyroscope, compass, accelerometer)
- 720p (1.3MP) front cam. Internal mic
- (Optional) 5MP rear-facing camera.
On the docking keyboard…
- SonicMaster stereo speakers
- Backlit Keyboard
- Magnetic charger connector (dock)
- Mini DisplayPort (dock)
- 2x USB3.0 (dock)
- Ethernet (dock)
- Full SD port (keyboard)
Unconfirmed: GPU, Weight, Size, Price, Availability, Entry-level configuration.
All updates now in the ASUS Transformer Book specifications and info page.
From the Press Release:
ASUS is the world’s first ultraportable to combine the best features of a notebook and tablet. When it’s time to work, Transformer Book is a powerful and fully featured notebook with a high-capacity hard drive. When its time to relax, the high-definition display detaches from the keyboard dock and Transformer Book instantly becomes a multi-touch Windows 8 tablet with its own blazingly fast SSD storage. With Smart Battery technology that ensures maximum mobile performance in both modes, Transformer Book the perfect solution for anyone who needs all the power of a notebook with the versatility of a tablet.”