Asus Launches Its Latest 2-in-1, Tablets at Computex
From the latest Transformer Book 2-in-1 to new ZenPad tablets, Asus is expanding its device features, sizes and choices for users.With several new tablets and an updated 2-in-1 device, Asus continued its product rollout at the Computex technology show on June 1 in Taipei, Taiwan, showing off a wide range of devices aimed at consumers and business users. Highlighting the product mix is the Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 (pictured), which gives users the benefits of a laptop while also offering the flexibility and simplicity of a tablet PC in the same device. The Transformer Book T100HA, which succeeds Asus' earlier Transformer Book T100TA 2-in-1, offers a 10.1-inch display, a choice of quad-core Intel Atom Cherry Trail X5 series processors, 4GB of RAM, a USB Type-C port and 14 hours of battery life, while having a .33-inch thin chassis profile, according to Asus. The upcoming Transformer Book, which will be available in silk white, tin grey, aqua blue or rouge pink metallic finishes, will come pre-installed with Windows 10 and will be available in the third quarter of 2015, according to Asus. Pricing has not yet been announced. The company's tablet offerings are being expanded with the ZenPad line of premium tablets that combine high-quality entertainment and productivity capabilities in three sizes for consumers, according to the company. The ZenPads, which can be purchased in 7-inch, 8-inch and 10-inch display sizes, can be obtained in models with WiFi or 3G LTE connectivity.
Each of the ZenPads include an HD IPS display as well as the Asus VisualMaster suite of visual enhancement technologies, which bring advanced image-processing to the devices for comprehensive visual optimization, according to the company. One of the key features, Asus Tru2Life, "analyzes each pixel in an image before it is displayed and performs an intelligent contrast and sharpness adjustments to boost dynamic range, revealing even the smallest details to ensure an incredibly realistic viewing experience," according to Asus.