Asus Touchscreen: TaiChi, Transformer Book, and Vivo Release Dates, Pricing [videos galore]

Posted on 24 October 2012 by

Asus was teasing with a countdown to the official reveal of their touchscreen Windows 8 devices and has finally gone live with some content that explains the rather confusing lineup. We’ve prepared a breakdown of the products, pricing, and release dates below.

Soon enough you’ll be able to get your hands on the following:

TaiChi 21 (11.6″) [Core i7] – dual-screen, active digitizer, Ultrabook

  • Full specs
  • $1599
  • October 26th

Transformer Book (13.3″) [Core i7] – detachable keyboard, Ultrabook

 VivoBook X202 (11.6″) [Core i3] – laptop form-factor
  • $599
  • October 26th

VivoBook S400 (14.1″) [Core i5] – laptop form-factor, Ultrabook

  • $699
  • October 26th

VivoTab (11.6″) [Atom Z2760] – detachable keyboard (optional depending on SKU), active digitizer

  • €799 (€929 w/ dock)
  • Available now in some locales

VivoTab RT (10.1″) [Tegra 3] – detachable keyboard (optional depending on SKU)

  • €649
  • Available now in some locales

  • Patrick1

    Hi!
    Nice coverage. But what about the 14 inch Transformer Book?
    Will you be able to upgrade the Transformer to 8 GB Ram, at least through the dock?

  • Flo

    I hope they managed to fit a dedicated graphics card in the dock..
    There’s nothing in the dock, only a small battery and the 500gb HDD, so definitely some room for a GPU.

  • efjay

    Chippy, some sites are saying the dock is now bundled with the Vivo Tab RT, can you confirm this? And was there any word on this applying to the atom Vivo tab as well? Thanks. .

    • Ben Lang

      It depends on the configuration. Regardless, if it comes with the dock it’ll be more expensive than without. Probably at least $100 more.

  • chintamani
  • lolwut

    $2000 for a transformer book? HAHAHAHA. I’ll take the 11in please, i5, for $799.

  • wakuwaku

    Most interested in the transformer book, 14 ich, hopefully with 8 Gb RAM, but It so desperately needs Wacom support!

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