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Asus Transformer BOOK

Asus Transformer BOOK
alaScore 89

38 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 35 expert reviews and 3 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 75/100 and users rate it 82/100. The average review date is Aug 1, 2014. We have compared these reviews to 708933 reviews from other Tablet Computers. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 12, 2018.

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Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi

 

The pricey Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi is a very thin, elegant-looking detachable-hybrid tablet that makes some major concessions in the name of portability.

Svelte chassis. Clamshell mode is balanced. Screen's magnetic latch and hinge are very stable. Fanless design, thanks to Intel Core M processor. Performance similar to that of a Core i5-equipped tablet.

Micro ports mean dongles for everything. Can't charge tablet via USB. Bluetooth keyboard needs to be charged separately. Short depth on trackpad. AC adapter's barrel connector fits in headset jack. Hidden media card slot. Bloatware.

Conclusion The Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi is a stylish, powerful detachable-hybrid tablet. The system's balanced clamshell mode and slim design will bring it some fans, as will its performance, which is closer to a Core i5 CPU than an Atom...

May, 2015

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Asus Transformer Book T200TA-C1-BL

 

The Asus Transformer Book T200TA-C1-BL is a good detachable-hybrid tablet for just under $500. While most of its drawbacks are minor nits, there are other systems that give you more storage space and battery life, for the same price or less.

Light 2-in-1 detachable tablet. In-Plane Switching (IPS) screen. User-accessible SATA hard drive bay in dock. Ethernet port.

Only about 40GB free on solid-state drive (SSD). Speakers are a little soft. Micro HDMI and micro USB port. Mediocre battery life.

The Asus Transformer Book T200TA-C1-BL is a decent enough detachable-hybrid tablet for a reasonable price, but systems like the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 (3147), our top pick for convertible-hybrid laptops, give you a lot more storage space...

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : Aloysius Low (cnet.com)

Asus Transformer Book V takes functionality to the extreme with five modes

 

The Windows and Android phone, tablet and notebook combo aims to please even the most fussy user by packing everything you need (bar iOS) into a 12.5-inch device.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.com)

Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 tablet/laptop hybrid runs Windows 8.1 and Android

 

The 13.3-inch device features a detachable keyboard and easily switches OS with the simple push of a button.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : Richard Trenholm (cnet.com)

Asus Transformer Book T300 is half laptop, half tablet, all Windows 8 (hands-on)

 

One minute the Asus Transformer Book T300 is a Windows 8 laptop, but the next minute it's a Windows 8 tablet.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

ASUS Transformer Book

 

The ASUS Transformer Book TX300 offers a premium design, a full HD detachable display and great battery life, but it's on the heavy side.

Handsome design; Gorgeous 1080p display; Solid performance; Long battery life

Heavy for 13-inch notebook; System heats up easily; Subpar webcam

Click to EnlargeASUS' Transformer Book TX300 is a powerful tablet and solid notebook in one. Its display is gorgeous, its industrial design is sexy and its keyboard is comfy. Throw in the Transformer Book's all-day battery life, and you're looking at...

May, 2013

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

What is the Asus Transformer Book V?

 

Asus' new innovation is a 5-in-1 product for Windows and Android tasks

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Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Asus Transformer Book

 

Hands-on: A 14in version of the Transformer Pad Infinity? Yes Please.

We'll be back with availability and pricing details on the Transformer Book as they become available.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Cat Thomas (pocket-lint.com)

Asus Transformer Book V pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Asus are fond of combining devices to give all-in-one solutions, but they appear to have excelled themselves with the newly-announced Transformer Book

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Alex Cox (techradar.com)

Asus Transformer Book review

 

Solid laptop hybrid takes the form factor to new highs

Oct, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:MaxxAudio / SonicMaster / SonicMaster Lite
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2 / 4

Battery

Battery Capacity:31 / 38 / 48 / 50
Battery capacity (Watt hours):31 / 38 / 48 / 50
Battery life (max):11
Battery performance:8060
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Polymer
Number of battery cells:2 / 2+2 / 3

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Front camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.5 / 1.2 / 2
Rear camera:Y / Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5

Certificates

Certification:UL, MIC, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, GOST-R, CB, Energy star, IDA, Erp 2013, RoHS, JATE / UL, TUV, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, Energy star, WEEE / UL, TUV, CE, FCC, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EPEAT, CECP, JATE / UL, TUV, CE, FCC, BSMI, C-TICK / NZ A-Tick, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EPEAT, CECP, JATE
Energy Star certified: Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel / Blue, Silver / Brown / Grey, Metallic / Grey, Silver / Grey, Stainless steel / Stainless Steel
Form Factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Detachable) / Convertible (Folder)
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Market positioning:Business
Product color:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver / Black, Stainless Steel / Blue, Silver / Brown / Grey, Silver / Grey, Stainless steel / Stainless Steel
Product type:Hybrid (2-in-1) / Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:10.1 / 11.6 / 13 / 13.3 / 15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Full HD / Not supported
LED backlight:No / Yes
Panel type:IPS
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:N / Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:10 - 240 / 100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2 / 3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 5 / 9
AC adapter power:10 / 18 / 65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 2048
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / NVIDIA GeForce 920M / NVIDIA GeForce 940M / NVIDIA GeForce GT 920M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 16
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 311 / 350
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:646 / 667 / 778
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0x166 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4000 / Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Built-in touchpad: Yes
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Numeric keypad:No / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Accupoint
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:1 / 12 / 2 / 4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-RS-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):12
Memory clock speed:1066 / 1067 / 1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:On-board / SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 1 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 / 1 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N / No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
SIM card support: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:MaxxAudio / SonicMaster / SonicMaster Lite
Graphics:HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter:HD Graphics 4000
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x
Keyboard supplied: Yes
Thunderbolt technology:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Bag included:Y
Cables included:AC / Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: Yes
Cables included:AC / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N / No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port:N
Line-in: No
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port:N
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:10 - 240 / 100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2 / 3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 5 / 9
AC adapter power:10 / 18 / 65

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2 / Opi
Chipset:Intel UM77 Express
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600 / 800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17 / 18 / 19 / 20
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 12 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel UM77 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:I5-3317U / I5-3337U / i5-5200U / I7-3517U / I7-3537U / i7-5500U / i7-6500U / Z3735G / Z3740 / Z3775 / Z3795
Processor boost frequency:1.83 / 1.86 / 2.39 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3 / 4
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Broadwell / Ivy Bridge / Skylake
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-5xxx / Intel® Atom™
Processor frequency:1.33 / 1.46 / 1.59 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 1.9 / 2 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-3317U / I5-3337U / i5-5200U / I7-3517U / I7-3537U / i7-5500U / i7-6500U / Z3735G / Z3740 / Z3775 / Z3795
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Atom Z3700 series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1168 / BGA1356 / BGA1380 / BGA592
Processor threads:4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):2 / 2.2
Stepping:B2 / C0 / D1 / F0 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:4 / 5
System bus rate:4 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 17 / 2
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:No / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:No / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 22
Idle States: Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:No / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y / Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:65707 / 65714 / 72054 / 72055 / 76759 / 80267 / 80268 / 80275 / 85212 / 85214 / 88194
Processor code:SR0N6 / SR0N8 / SR0XG / SR0XL / SR1M5 / SR1SK / SR1SM / SR1UD / SR23W / SR23Y / SR2EZ
Processor package size:17 / 31 / 40 / 42
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User / HDD, User / Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User / HDD, User

Software

Bundled software:MS Office Home & Student 2013
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 8.1 with Bing
Trial software:Microsoft Office 365

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS) / MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MMC, SD / MMC, SD / MS XC-HG Duo, SD, SDHC / SD / SD, SDHC / SDXC
Flash memory:32 / 64
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:128
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Memory card slot(s):Y
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 32
Storage media:Flash / HDD / HDD+Flash / HDD+SSD / HDD,SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1256 / 128 / 32 / 448 / 500 / 532 / 628 / 64

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.941 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 6.73 / 7.87 / 8.62 / 9 / 9.13
Depth (tablet mode):0.413 / 0.433 / 6.73 / 8.39
Height:0.807 / 0.866 / 0.906 / 0.929 / 0.941 / 1 / 1.01 / 1.02 / 8.62
Height (front):0.118 / 0.276 / 0.413
Height (rear):0.843 / 0.941
Height (tablet mode):0.413 / 0.433 / 6.73 / 8.39
Weight:2.36 / 2.58 / 2.6 / 3.64 / 3.86 / 4 / 4.19 / 4.98 / 5.07
Weight (tablet mode):19.4 / 20.1 / 20.5 / 33.5
Width:10.4 / 12 / 12.8 / 13 / 13.4 / 15
Width (tablet mode):10.4 / 13.4