Asus brings slate of Windows8 portables to India

Mumbai, November 17, 2012: ASUS, is one of the earliest in India to offer a wide slate of portable computing devices based on the new Windows 8 operating system.

They include a dockable tablet (Asus VivoTab RT TF600TG), lightweight notebooks (Asus VivoBooks F202E & S400) and the Asus Taichi dual screen convertible ultrabook/ tablet that can display two screens simultaneously

“We intend to surpass the ‘touch future’ of IT industry by launching Asus Taichi & Asus VivoBook. We are assertive that our Windows 8 line-up will touch customers’ heart in terms of incredible product, incredible design, incredible quality and incredible service,” says Alex Huang, Managing Director, System Business Group, ASUS India.

Asus Taichi is a fusion of notebook and tablet. Lid open, TAICHI is a powerful notebook with a crystal-clear Full HD screen, Intel Core processor and backlit keyboard. Lid closed, TAICHI is a lightweight tablet with a slim, tapered profile and a multi-touch Full HD screen for intuitive fingertip control with Windows 8.The 13.3” Dual LED-backlit Windows 8 Pro ultrabook come with TFT LCD display Full HD Non-glare with Touch function, Intel Core i7-3517M (1.9G, 4M), HD Camera 5M, Stylus Pen, Ram 4GB DDR3 1600, and storage 256GB SATA3 SSD. The backlit keyboard with ambient light control and large multi-touch touchpad make light of productivity tasks, too. Built-in motion sensors also make Taichi the ideal for mobile gaming, while dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 connect to the latest wireless devices.

Taichi’s mirror mode offers a unique way to share information. It shows the same image on both back-to-back screens, so it’s perfect for showing a presentation without the need for a bulky projector or clumsy external monitor, or sharing a movie without worrying about where everyone will sit. Each back-to-back screen can be used separately with different apps: one with the keyboard and multi-touch touchpad; the other with the multi-touch screen and stylus. Dual-Screen mode is also ideal for presentations and the supplied Screen Share app lets the presenter see the script on one screen while the audience views slides on the other. ( Rs 139,999)

Asus VivoBook blends the advantages of ASUS notebook design with futuristic touch based solutions. The VivoBook F202E comes with 11.6" LED Backlight HD screen (1366X768, Glare); 3.6mm panel and a capacitive touch panel with multi-touch function. It has the Windows 8 operating system with 3rd Generation Intel Core i3- 3217U (1.8G, 3M) Intel Chief River processor. It weighs only 1.3 KG. It encompasses USB 3.0 which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0; multi gesture & larger click pad for pleasant computing experience, dual speakers of capacity 2Watt each powered by Asus exclusive Sonic Master Technology &high quality HD Camera (720P). It boasts DDR3 4G memory on board, large storage capacity with 500GB HDD, WLAN 802.11b/g/n & Bluetooth4.0. HD CODEC Audio along with Asus exclusive Sonic Master Technology. ( Rs 39,999)

Asus VivoBook S400 comes with 14” LED Backlight HD screen, a capacitive touch panel with multi touch function. It has the latest Microsoft Windows 8 with Intel Core i7-3517U (1.9G, 4M) processor. It comes with DDR3 4 GB RAM and 500 GB HDD, WLAN 802.11b/g/n& Bluetooth4.0, along with high quality HD camera for ultimate multimedia experience.(Rs 59,999)

The Vivo Tab RT TF600 TG is supplied with its own mobile dock that provides a QWERTY keyboard, track pad, USB port and built-in battery. It has a 10.1" HD Glare with capacitive touch/multi-touch and Nvidia Tegra3, RAM 2G DDR3 and Storage of 64G EMMC. It also encompasses WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Webcam Front: 2M & Back: 8M with Flash, 2 Cell Battery and Windows 8 RT operating System. It comes with Docking Station and 3G & GPS Embedded.( Rs 61,999) More info: