ASUS T90, we’ve waited long enough. It’s time for X5 at Computex

Updated on 31 May 2015 by

One of the most exciting, UMPC-like products of the last 6 months was the ASUS Transformer Book T90.  Launched at CES it was listed with an Atom Z3775, 8.9-inch tablet and keyboard with a weight of just 850 grams but it never reached the market. There’s some evidence that it’s available out in the east but there’s nothing available in Europe or America.  That could change tomorrow as we’re hoping, even predicting that ASUS have held it back in order to give it an Atom X5, Windows 10 and 64-bit work-over.

ASUS Transformer Book T90 Chi Back

ASUS Transformer Book T90 Chi Back

In just over 15 hours from now we’ll know because ASUS’ Computex press conference will be all but over.  We’ll probably see a new wearable, a new Android tablet, a new monitor and a new WiFi router but ASUS needs to make a Windows 10 + Atom X5 announcement to keep up with others. They have the Transformer Book T90 waiting in the wings, an 8-inch Windows tablet that needs an update and the X205 low-cost 11.6 laptop  that’s now running the ‘old’ Atom series. Which will it be, ASUS?

The ASUS press conference will be streamed live from Taipei so tune in below or on YouTube at 8am CEST, 6am GMT, 1400 Taipei, 2300 (today) San Francisco.

5 Comments For This Post

  1. Garry says:

    I hope this is announced and I will be watching with anticipation of it being relaunched.

  2. John117 says:

    As long as I can use Windows 8.1 on it. Windows 10 doesn’t work well on tablets and my fear is they will ship this with Windows 10.

  3. love_guru says:

    So how’s that prediction so far?

  4. Chippy says:

    Well, it looks bad love_guru!

  5. love_guru says:

    All’s not lost, Chippy. It suddenly appeared on Amazon US, albeit with still the old BayTrail processor.

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