ASUS Transformer Book TX300CA

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The ASUS Transformer Book is a new generation of notebooks allowing the user to switch between a notebook and a tablet instantly by detaching the screen. It comes with Ivy Bridge-based Intel Core i7/5/3 and 128GB SSD. The docking station extends the device by providing features and connectivity you'd expect from a standard Ultrabook or laptop.
ASUS Transformer Book Specifications (base)
Manufacturer ASUS
Model name Transformer Book
Model id TX300CA
CPU type Intel Core i5-3317U (Ivy Bridge)
Graphics Intel HD 4000
OS Windows 8 / 8.1
Display Size
13.3" 1920 X 1080
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
Touch Technology
Multi-touch
RAM 4096 MB
Flash 128 GB
Hard Disk 500 GB
Battery capacity 38 (Wh)
Weight 1900gm / 67 oz.
Size (w/h/d mm) 340/219/23.0 mm
Size (w/h/d inches) 13.4/8.6/0.9
Physical Interfaces
DC-in
USB3.0 (x2)
Ethernet 10/100
Headset i/f (Mic+Line)
HDMI (Micro)
SD slot (Micro)
Displayport (Mini)
SD card slot
Wireless Interfaces
802.11 b/g/n
BT 4.0
No Wireless WAN (e.g. 3G cellular)
Additional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
AC Adaptor
Accelerometer
Compass (Digital)
Capacitive Touchscreen
IPS / Wide-View Display
Microphone
Multitouch Touchpad
Stereo speakers
WebCam 1.3Mp
Backlit Keyboard
GPS
Gyroscope
Wireless Display (WiDi, Miracast or similar)
Optional Specs and Accessories (can vary)
Camera 5.0mp
Product Notes
Most specifications confirmed now. (23rd Oct 2012) CPU options exist. Docking station HDD options exist. The docking station included an additional battery of 23Wh
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Last Comment By:Tsais
Agreed, should always have 3G option, since small little things like this are made for ...

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ASUS Transformer Book Alternatives

ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi, 12.5", 680gm
Impressive. The Transformer Book Chi 2-in-1 was introduced at Computex 2014. The incredibly thin 7.3mm tablet design is just 14.3mm thick when snapped together with the keyboard. It's a fanless 2-in-1 and the first Core-M based tablet / laptop 2-in-1.
HP Split X2, 13.3", 2258gm
The Split is another entrant in the growing Windows 8 Core powered hybrid market and has a number of features similar to the Transformer Book like a keyboard dock with an extra battery and an optional 500GB HDD to complement the 128GB SSD in the tablet. The HP will be powered by a Y-series Intel Core i3 or i5 processor, offer WiDi, and HDMI port, microSD and full SD card slots and 2 USB porst (1x USB2, 1x USB3) on the keyboard dock. WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, Beats audio and front and rear are also present.
Fujitsu Stylistic Q704, 12.5", 980gm
Dell Latitude 13 7000, 13.3", 1050gm
The Dell Latitude 13 7000 is a 2-in-1 dockable tablet powered by Intels Core M-5Y10a processor. The processor has a base-clock pf 800MHz with turbo-boost of up to 2GHz. The IPS Full HD 13.3" touchscreen has a digitizer interface as well as the finger touch layer. It supports almost all wireless standards with Bluetooth 4.0 WiFi a/b/g/n/ac and Miracast. The keyboard dock comes with 2 USB 3.0 ports and a mini displayport.
ASUS Transformer Book T300Fa, 12.5", 800gm
The latest Core M processor, based on 5th-gen Core, enables a lightweight and yet relatively powerful Transformer Book. The T300Fa will sit between Atom-based and Core Haswell based products. Optional hard drive in the keyboard. Key feature: Fanless tablet with a total weight of 1600 grams.
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