Asus Taichi Available for Pre-order

Asus Taichi was presented by Asus as an ultrabook that can be folded or rotated into tablet. The concept is not really new since we already saw many convertible tablet, however two IPS displays installed by Asus on Taichi. The displays are located inside and outside the display lid. The displays can be independently control, so different or the same content can be displayed on it.

Switching between the different display modes of the display can be done by software or by a button located on the left side. Subjectively, the color reproduction of both displays is different. The brightness of both displays is good. Both displays have their own lighting unit.

When folded, the Asus Taichi is in tablet mode. Equipped with Windows 8, and the touch screen is conveniently operated with the fingers. Hands-on inputs were implemented quickly. The internal display does not support touch input.

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Asus Vivo Book S202E Review - Compact 11-inch Notebook with a touchscreen

Asus introduces the Vivo Book S200E with Windows 8 OS for $550. The compact notebook comes with touchscreen and brushed aluminum housing. On battery life, the manufacturer promises five hours. The low weight of 2.9 pounds and the 11.6-inch screen, compact size promise an "Everywhere-like notebook". Multimedia also should not be forgotten: for connection to HDTV the Asus Vivo Book is equipped with an HDMI output. The stereo system has a surprisingly amazing sound quality for the music and movie playback.

Specifications Asus Vivo Book S202E

  • Display: 11.6-inch (1366 x 768 pixels), glossy
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 1.8 GHz Core i3-3217U
  • Graphics: Intel GMA HD
  • Memory: 4 GB DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz)
  • Storage: 500 GB HDD (5400 rev / min)
  • Interfaces: USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, RJ45, VGA, HDMI, audio in / out, card reader (SD / SDHC, MMC)
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11b/g/n, 100 Mbps Ethernet
  • Dimensions / Weight: 11.90 x 0.80 x 7.90 inches / 2.9 pounds
  • Other features: 0.3-megapixel webcam

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