We're not quite sure a display size of 18.4 inches qualifies as a "tablet," but ASUS is marketing its hybrid Windows 8 and Android combo as such, with a release now pegged for spring.The Verge reported Thursday that the ASUS Transformer AiO P1801 tablet first demoed in January will finally arrive in stores this spring, accompanied by a price tag of $1299 (UK£805, AU$1,232)...
(2 months and 16 days ago)
IntroductionWindows 8 tablets haven't exactly set the world alight so far. Indeed things have been positively low key. Firstly there was uncertainty – many Microsoft partners had prepped their own devices when suddenly, last summer, Microsoft said it would be launching its own hardware in the shape of Surface. That device runs Windows RT, the accompanying release to Windows...
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“Transformer” is the perfect name for the latest all-in-one from Asus. It’s a PC that can become an 18-inch tablet. It runs Windows 8 and Android. And it’s freakin’ huge at more than five pounds.
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As if the Padfone isn't strange enough a concept, what about this: a 7-inch Android 4.1 tablet that can also make calls. Meet Fonepad. Yes, that's right - Asus now have two different but similar products called essentially the same name but in a slightly different order. Crazy times.Unlike the Padfone, which is a smartphone with a tablet shell, the Fonepad is a device rather...
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ASUS has been aggressively pushing the design envelope in 2013. Their Taichi ultrabook -- notable for its dual display -- brought a unique twist to the laptop/hybrid formula. And in April, the company will launch the Transformer All-In-One PC. Its hook? The machine runs Windows 8 and Android concurrently, and the display detaches to become a large (albeit weighty) 18" tablet.
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Ever since Windows 8 was announced last year a slew of crazy-looking computers have been introduced. Take Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga laptop, which has a screen that rotates all the way around to turn into a tablet. Or Asus’ Taichi with its two screens, which allow...
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Asus revealed its Fonepad at this year's Mobile World Congress and the company has now announced the availability and the pricing of its 7-inch tablet in UK. The potential consumers can pre-order the Fonepad, starting from April 12 from Carphone Warehouse, Sainsburys and Amazon. The Asus Fonepad sports a 7" display with a resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels. The tabletis powered...
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Filed under: Investing If there was any doubt that Google was gearing up to launch a second-generation model of its popular Nexus 7 tablet, Reuters is now chiming in with a fresh report that the search giant is targeting a July launch for the next iteration. That would put the Nexus 7 in a one-year product cycle, since the first one was unveiled to the world last July....
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Remember the Asus Padfone 2? Forget it, it's old news - the Asus Padfone Infinity was just announced and it steps up the specs. Asus also switched things around and announced the Fonepad - a 7" tablet with full phone functionality. Asus Padfone Infinity The Asus Padfone Infinity has a 5" 1080p screen with 441ppi. That catches up to the competition's flagships, but more...
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Asus' Fonepad is a combination of an Android-run tablet and 3G phone. Other features of the Fonepad include 2 cameras ranging from 1.2 to 3 megapixels, 1GB of RAM and an Intel Atom Z2420 processor.
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