Oct 25, 2012– Taipei, Taiwan (Techreleased) – ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era, today reached another significant milestone on its ongoing journey In Search of Incredible with the launch of new mobile and desktop computers powered by Microsoft Windows 8. Unveiled during a mesmerizing performance by technological illusionist Marco Tempest, the exciting range array of tablets, notebooks, ultraportables and all-in-one PCs offer unprecedented ease of use through a combination of innovative design and intuitive multi-touch control. With its unique insight into user needs and constant quest for perfection, ASUS continues to exceed expectations and deliver extraordinary customer satisfaction.
“We are approaching a critical transition from an age of personal computing to a new era of ubiquitous cloud computing, where every device must be intuitive, mobile and adaptable,” said ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih. “With Windows 8 and our relentless pursuit of incredible innovation, ASUS is at the very forefront of this transition.”
An incredible fusion of notebook and tablet, ASUS TAICHI is an ultra-slim, ultra-stylish ultraportable that features a unique dual-screen design with back-to-back Full HD displays. With the lid open, TAICHI is a powerful Ultrabook with a backlit keyboard for dealing with even the most demanding productivity tasks. With the lid closed, TAICHI is a lightweight multi-touch tablet for easy and intuitive use with Windows 8 when on the move. Both screens can also be used simultaneously and independently for unparalleled movie flexibility and for sharing information in exciting new ways.
ASUS Transformer Book
ASUS Transformer Book is the world’s first ultraportable to combine the best features of a notebook and tablet. When it’s time to work, Transformer Book is a powerful and fully featured notebook with a high-capacity hard drive. When its time to relax, the high-definition display detaches from the keyboard dock and Transformer Book instantly becomes a multi-touch Windows 8 tablet with its own blazingly fast SSD storage. With Smart Battery technology that ensures maximum mobile performance in both modes, Transformer Book the perfect solution for anyone who needs all the power of a notebook with the versatility of a tablet.
ASUS ZENBOOK Series
The newly expanded ASUS ZENBOOK Series of sleek and stylish ultraportables now features a range of specifications and screen sizes to suit every mobile need. ZENBOOK features an award-winning, precision-engineered, design with a beautiful spun-metal finish and a stunning razor-thin profile. Brilliant high-definition displays, powerful quad-core processors and lightning-quick solid-state storage feature throughout, while optional multi-touch on select models gives full gesture control with Windows 8.
ASUS VivoBook Series
ASUS VivoBook S200 and S400 ultraportables offer a stylish combination portability, durability and affordability for mainstream Windows 8 users. With specifications that include 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors for excellent multi-tasking performance, VivoBook is available with an 11.6” or 14” high-definition screen and features a large multi-touch touchpad, incredible SonicMaster audio, and a choice of hard drive and hybrid storage.
ASUS VivoTab Series
With slim, light designs and optional lightweight keyboards, ASUS VivoTab offers a perfect balance of portability and productivity. With a resilient metallic finish and high-definition multi-touch displays, both the 11.6” VivoTab with Windows 8 and 10” VivoTab RT with Windows RT feature Super IPS+ technology for a brilliant image with wide viewing angle. Both models also feature an optional keyboard dock with built-in battery for up to 19 hours’ mobile use and VivoTab also includes a Wacom stylus for high-precision input.
VivoTab Smart is the thinnest and lightest tablet with a Full Windows 8 experience for mainstream users and is available in a stylish black, white or red finish. Its optional TranSleeve Keyboard combines a compact wireless keyboard with colour-coordinated screen protection, too.
ASUS All-in-One PC ET2300
Perfect for both productivity and home entertainment, the ASUS All-in-One PC ET2300 is a sleek and compact all-in-one desktop PC with a stunning 23” high-definition display. Thanks to a specially designed hinge that lets the screen be used at almost any angle, ET2300 folds flat to the table-top for multi-touch use with Windows 8 and sits upright for traditional productivity use. ET2300 is also the all-in-one PC with spatial-audio array speakers and two subwoofers impressive cinematic sound quality.