Recently unveiled at Computex 2015 in Taipei, the ASUS Transformer Book T100HA is a refreshed version of the affordable Transformer Book T100 2-in-1. The hybrid flaunts an ultra-slim build and promises improved user experience with its quad-core processor, generous RAM and USB 3.1 Type-C port support.
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Design and Display
ASUS Transformer Book T100HA shows off an ultra-slim design at a thickness of less than 8.5 mm, while weighing only 580 grams. It has an attractive metallic finish which comes in four colours, namely: aqua blue, silk white, tin grey and rouge pink.
The hybrid is completely detachable, allowing you to transition from a laptop mode to a tablet mode seamlessly. It packs a slightly improved 10.1-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The screen resolution might not sound out of this world, but it is still decent for the screen size.
Hardware and Memory
Under the hood, the ASUS Transformer Book T100HA will be equipped with a quad-core processor from the Intel Atom ‘Cherry Trail’ X5 series. The chip will be paired with ample RAM of 4 GB, which means you should expect decent performance and high responsiveness from this machine.
It is said that the 2-in-1 laptop will be provided with 32 GB, 64 GB or 128 GB of eMMC storage memory.
Other Specs and Features
The Transformer Book T100HA will receive an operating system upgrade in form of the newly-unveiled Windows 10. This means the earliest this hybrid should be expected in the market is August since the latest Microsoft operating system is scheduled to be available from July 29.
The 2-in-1 laptop will come with the thin and reversible USB Type-C port. It will also have a rear camera, the specification of which remains a mystery at this time. Battery life has also received a boost on the ASUS Transformer Book T100HA, as this is now put at an awesome 14 hours!
Asus Transformer Book T100HA Pricing and Availability
Asus Transformer Book T100HA detachable laptops price starts at around $888. Asus Transformer Book T100HA price in Nigeria is expected to start at around N85,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Asus Transformer Book T100HA Specs
Here are a few specs of the Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 Convertible Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10
- Processor: Intel Cherry Trail Quad-core Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: –
- Dimension: –
- Weight: 580 g (Tablet)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 10.1-inch Touchscreen Display, 1280 x 800 pixels
- Keyboard: Chiclet style Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam (Front and Rear Cameras)
- USB Port: Yes, including USB 3.1 Type C
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port (MicroHDMI)
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Fanless Design
- Battery: –
- Use Time: up to 14 hours