ASUS announces Transformer Book Chi series
ASUS, a leading global PC maker has announced its Transformer Book Chi Series, a family of beautifully-engineered, razor-thin 2-in-1 Windows detachables, offering the unrivalled convenience of a powerful laptop that transforms seamlessly into a handy tablet whenever needed.
Transformer Book Chi, according to ASUS is fast but silent, featuring a fanless design powered by up to Intel Core M processors, for amazing performance that gives users the freedom to work and play with effortless mobility — anywhere, anytime.
Featuring some of the world’s slimmest tablets, and with a gorgeous precision-crafted all-aluminum design, the new device offers unprecedented sophistication and elegance in a 2-in-1. The Chi range comprises three models, headed by the flagship 12.5-inch T300 Chi — recipient of a 2015 CES Innovation Award —that is powered by the all-new Intel Core M processor for outstanding performance and power efficiency. T100 Chi is a compact 10.1-inch model with all-day battery life, and T90 is an incredibly-light8.9-inch powerhouse for on-the-go productivity.
All models have a bright, crisp and clear IPS display with up to WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution for detailed and vivid visuals. The flexibility and power of Transformer Book Chi means that users can now work and play more efficiently, with no need to carry multiple bulky devices — Chi can do anything you need, whenever you need it.
Computer experts and observers said the Chi models are distinguished by their razor-thin profiles and quiet performance, made possible by the fanless design. T100 Chi has the world’s thinnest Windows tablet at an incredible 7.2mm, T90 Chi has the world’s thinnest 8.9-inch tablet at a mere 7.5mm, and T300 Chi measures just 1.65cm when docked, which is even thinner than an Apple Macbook Air.
As well as being amazingly slim, Transformer Book Chi has a luxurious and sophisticated feel, with precision craftsmanship and engineering expertise combined to realize the seamless all-aluminum unibody design. The edges of Chi are enhanced with diamond-cut chamfering, adding brilliant highlights to the elegant metallic body.
Chi’s instant, seamless transformation between handy tablet and powerful laptop is made possible by the uniquely-designed magnetic hinge mechanism, which uses powerful neodymium — the world’s most powerful magnetic material — precisely arranged to ensure secure, reliable and fuss-free docking, every time. The comfortable, highly-ergonomic keyboard is connected via Bluetooth, with a working range of up to 20m.
Powered by an up to Intel Core M processor in the T300 Chi, Transformer Book Chi Series delivers smooth performance for all daily activities, whether for work or entertainment. The incredibly power-efficient Intel processors allow Chi users to enjoy up to all-day battery life with no performance compromises.