ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih took to the stage at Computex 2014 today to present the enbook NX500 laptop; the ProArt PA328Q 4K monitor; and the RT-AC3200 tri-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi router. He also introduced the next generation Fonepad tablet, the new MeMO Pad Series tablets, and finally the Transformer Book V
five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop, ,and finally the Transformer Book T300 Chi detachable notebook.
Transformer Book V
Transformer Book V is the first five-mode, three-in-one
converged laptop that features a Windows and Android laptop and tablet
as well as an Android smartphone. Its design comprises a laptop with a detachable 12.5-inch screen
that becomes a separate tablet and a 5-inch smartphone that docks into
As a laptop, Transformer Book V includes a full QWERTY keyboard and
touchpad, and runs both Windows 8.1 and Android 4.4 KitKat. A dedicated
hardware button provides instant switching between the two
operating systems. The laptop features a next-generation Intel Core
processor, a 12.5-inch HD IPS display with touch support and up to 1TB of storage.
As a tablet, Transformer Book V also works as a standalone Windows
8.1 tablet and an Android 4.4 KitKat tablet when the phone is docked.
Switching between the two systems only takes a tap on the screen. It offers access
to the Google Play Store and Windows Store and has built-in
storage of up to 128GB.
As a phone, Transformer Book V runs Android 4.4 KitKat, and is the
first 5-inch LTE smartphone powered by an Intel Atom
quad-core processor. It supports Long-Term Evolution
(LTE) connectivity and comes with a 2500mah battery that provides up to 10 hours of web
Transformer Book T300 Chi
ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi is a high-performance detachable
notebook that comes with an ultra-thin12.5-inch tablet display. It features an fanless 2-in-1 design powered by
Intel?s next-generation, low-power processor based on
the Core micro-architecture. It is thinner than most ultraportable
laptops on the market today, and the detachable tablet is also the
thinnest Intel Core-powered tablet at just 7.3mm thick.
Transformer Book T300 Chi features LTE support and is equipped with a
2560 x 1440 WQHD IPS display.
ASUS Transformer Book Flip
The ASUS Transformer Book Flip is an affordable Windows 8.1 laptop with a hinge design that enables the screen to be set at any angle between zero and 360 degrees. Flip can be used as a laptop or a tablet. It is powered by Intel Core up to i7 processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce GT840M discrete graphics with 2GB of video memory. Asus will offer three screen sizes available - 13.3 inches, 14.0 inches and 15.6 inches.
ASUS Transformer Book Flip features an up to Full HD 1920 x 1080 touchscreen with a hinge that allows the user to rotate it freely up to 360 degrees from the fully-closed position. From standard laptop mode, it?s easy to flip the instantly to suit whatever task the user wants to perform. An automatic keyboard and touchpad lock is activated whenever Flip is used in non-laptop modes.
Instant On technology means that Flip only takes two seconds to resume from sleep, and users don?t need to worry about losing data when in sleep mode for up to 14 days - when the Lithium-polymer battery?s charge drops below 5%, files and data are automatically backed up.
Audio is enhanced by ASUS SonicMaster technology..
ASUS Transformer Book Flip will be available worldwide from the end of June, 2014.
New ASUS Fonepad and MeMO Pad Series
Fonepad 8 (FE380CG) is an 8-inch tablet with built-in 3G connectivity
and phone functionality. It has anarrow 5.06mm
bezel, and its HD1280 x 800 IPS display and 72.2% screen-to-body ratio
provide the largest viewing area of any 8-inch phablet on the market.
Featuring the latest 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560 1.8GHz quad-core
processor, Fonepad 8 delivers multi-tasking and graphical
performance for the latest apps and games while still being
energy-efficient. It also comes with dual front speakers and ASUS SonicMaster audio.
MeMO Pad 7 (ME176C) is a 7-inch,
64-bit Android tablet. It comes equipped with dual-channel
stereo speakers with SonicMaster technology, and a high-definition ultra-wide-view IPS display. Support for Miracast lets MeMO Pad 7
stream video in high-definition to a compatible TV or other display,
while aptX CSR Bluetooth technology enables wireless streaming of
audio to headphones and other supported devices.
MeMO Pad 7 comes equipped with a 5-megapixel main camera and
2-megapixel front-facing camera that both feature PixelMaster
technology. This provides
additional features such as Time Rewind Mode, Selfie Mode and Always in
Focus. MeMO Pad 7 is powered by an
64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.86GHz).
MeMO Pad 8 (ME581CL) is an 8-inch LTE tablet driven by a 64-bit Intel Atom
Z3580 2.3GHz quad-core processor. It offers 802.11ac Wi-Fi and LTE connectivity and its Full HD IPS display is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for
scratch resistance. The tablet has a multi-layer coating with Non-Conductive Vacuum
Metallization (NCVM) technology, weighs 299g and is 7.45mm
The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 and 8 (ME176C and ME181C) will be available from mid-June.
ASUS Transformer Pad (TF103C/ TF303CL)
The new ASUS Transformer Pad models (TF103C/TF303CL) feature a new mobile keyboard dock with a hidden hinge design, and are powered by the latest 64-bit Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor (up to 1.86GHz). The tablets measure just 257.4 x 178.4 x 9.9mm, and are slightly thicker at 19.8mm when docked. The new keyboard dock has ergonomic chiclet keys with 1.9mm of key travel, and includes one-touch function keys for common tasks like Delete or Screen Grab.
The Transformer Pad TF103C has an HD 1280 x 800 display with IPS technology for 170-degree wide viewing angles. It also has dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and integrated GPS and GLONASS receivers.
The Transformer Pad TF303CL has a Full HD 1920 x 1200 IPS display with 178-degree viewing angles with ASUS Splendid color enhancement technology. It also offers LTE Cat 4 connectivity, HDMI output and Miracast support.
ASUS RT-AC3200 is a fast tri-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi router
that delivers combined data speeds up to 3200Mbit/s. It is poered by a Broadcom
six-stream 802.11ac Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology. It features
SmartConnect, which increases Wi-Fi performance by up to 200% by
automatically selecting the ideal band for network clients depending on
their location and needs. ASUS AiRadar with universal beamforming
intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity to improve Wi-Fi
coverage to network devices.
The ASUSWRT graphical user interface of RT-AC3200
provides network control and optimization. Setup takes 30
seconds, and the interface means even network newbies can
enjoy features such as traffic monitoring and Adaptive
Quality of Service (QoS) bandwidth management, while power users will
love its IPv6 support, multiple wireless SSIDs and secure VPN access.
AiProtection with Trend Micro provides protection from external
attacks as well as maintaining personal privacy. Adaptive QoS
intelligently manages network traffic to automatically give each device
and application optimal bandwidth.
ProArt PA328Q 4K/UHD Monitor
The ASUS ProArt PA328Q 4K/UHD monitor is a 32-inch 4K/UHD
(ultra-high-definition) monitor for professionals. It features a 16:9 aspect
ratio WLED display that delivers 4K/UHD visuals with a
resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. It has a pixel density of 138 pixels per
inch (ppi) to provide over 8 million pixels, four times the
pixel density of standard Full HD displays.
Capable of displaying 1.07 billion colors, the
PA328Q delivers great color reproduction and saturation thanks to
its 350cd/mē brightness and a 100,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio
(ASCR), and the ASUS-exclusive SplendidPlus Video Intelligence
Each PA328Q is factory-calibrated to prove color accuracy
(Delta < 2), and with a wide 100% sRGB color gamut. The PA328Q
offers 10-bit display color for over one billion onscreen colors and
supports a 14-bit internal lookup table (LUT), which gives smoother
gradations and more transitions between hues.
PA328Q delivers breakthrough connectivity with the following options:
- 1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (4K at 60Hz)
- 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2 (4K at 60Hz)
- 1 x HDMI 2.0 (4K at 60Hz) / MHL 3.0 (4K at 30Hz)
- 1 x HDMI 1.4 (4K at 30Hz)
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports
Built-in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) and Picture-by-Picture (PbP)
functionality let you view content from two different sources
simultaneously, with the ability to switch video between sources easily.
Zenbook NX500 is an Ultrabook with an aluminum unibody
construction and slim form factor. It is powered by an Intel
Core up to i7 quad-core processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
graphics, supported by 2GB of GDDR5 video memory. It also packs the Broadcom 3-stream
802.11ac Wi-Fi for fast network speeds and SATA 3 RAID 0
or PCIe x4 SSD storage.
The first ASUS notebook with a 4K/UHD display with VisualMaster
technology comes ready to support future 4K video content. Its 15.6-inch 3840 x
2160 resolution IPS panel provides a large workspace, a wide color gamut (100% NTSC/108% Adobe RGB) and,
plus factory-calibrated color temperature.
Combined with its 4K/UHD display, Zenbook NX500 features titanium-film
speakers and SonicMaster audio technology, incorporating ICEpower, Bang
& Olufsen technology.
Portable AiO PT2001
ASUS Portable AiO is a 19.5-inch touchscreen All-in-One (AiO) PC with
a portable design. Weighing 3.2kg and featuring a foldaway handle, Portable AiO is easy to
carry and set up anywhere, even away from a power outlet thanks to its
internal battery that lasts up to five hours. Its design
tapers to 12.3mm at its thinnest point. For use on a
table or desk, the pull out kickstand provides support, and folds
flush into the back of Portable AiO when not needed.
The centerpiece of Portable AiO is its high-definition 19.5-inch IPS
10-point touchscreen display with a touch-friendly design for easy control of Windows 8.1.
SonicMaster audio technology enhances movies, music and games. The Portable AiO is powered by up to a 4th generation Intel Core
processor and NVIDIA GeForce 820M GPU. It also comes with optional 802.11ac Wi-Fi support and two HDMI ports .
In addition, the Portable AiO features gesture control that lets users
interact with and control the PC from a distance with simple gestures,
allowing them to read books, browse the internet, and control movies and
music with a wave of the hand. Portable AiO optionally includes support
for Near Field Communication (NFC). Used together with an NFC-supported mobile device, AiO
provides additional features such as instant Windows logon without
typing a password, automatic photo and video backup from the mobile
device to Portable AiO and quick access to files directly from the