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Asus Transformer Book T300

Specifications

Asus Transformer Book T300Notebook: Asus Transformer Book T300 (Transformer Book Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: euro

Reviews for the Asus Transformer Book T300

Asus Transformer Book T300 hands-on: Move over Surface, Asus wins at HD laptop-meets-tablet design
Source: Pocket Lint English
When it comes to laptop-meets-tablet devices Asus knows what it's doing. The latest Transformer Book T300 is proof of that - it's a super-high resolution Windows 8 device that, from what we've seen at the IFA electronics show, has the upper hand compared to many of its similar rivals.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/07/2013

Foreign Reviews

ASUS Transformer Book T300L
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
Intel Haswell platform for ultra mobile devices is very good and offers a good combination of performance and autonomy that exceeds 8hrs. It has a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-4200U dual-core processor with hyper-threading (up to 2.6GHz in Turbo mode), with 4GB of DDR3 memory, integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics and a 128GB capacity SSD. Although LAN is lacking, there is a built-in WiFi (it is supporting 802.11 a/b/g/n dual band at 2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, and Intel WiDi technology that sends pictures from the computer to compatible devices (newer projectors, for example). The chiclet keyboard is comfortable to use, offering a spacious touchpad that can be used even when the display is not connected. This is an interesting concept that will suit those who are looking for an ultra compact laptop with 13.3" screen, along with the autonomy better than average, and a possibility to detach the screen of the keyboard and use the device as a tablet. Price is slightly higher, which is not surprising since it is a Premium model. This interesting device will certainly be popular.
Positive: Full HD screen; great performance. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/19/2014

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Split 13-m006tu x2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 1.1 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4006H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.9 kg
HP Split x2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 2.3 kg
Asus Taichi 31-CX018H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3537U, 1.6 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4032P
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 1 kg
Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4005H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3517U, 1.9 kg

Devices with the same GPU

HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G1
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3437U, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Panasonic Toughbook CF-195HAAXMG
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3340M, 10.1", 2.3 kg
Asus Taichi 21-CW005H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 11.6", 1.25 kg
Acer Travelmate X313-M-6824
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 11.6", 0.8 kg
Acer Iconia W701
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 11.6", 1 kg
Samsung ATIV Tab 7 XE700T1C-G01DE
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 11.6", 0.9 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-3322Y4G12AS
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Toshiba Portege Z10t-A-106
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3439Y, 11.6", 1.5 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s-59377342
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 11.6", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-6408
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Gigabyte S1185
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 11.6", 1 kg
Acer Aspire R7-571-53334G75ass
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3427U, 11.6", 1.13 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-3322Y2G06as
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3229Y, 11.6", 1.338 kg
Toshiba Satellite U920t-102
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U, 12.5", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Satellite U920t-104
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 12.5", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portege Z10t
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 11.6", 1.435 kg
Gigabyte U2142-CF1
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 11.6", 1.4 kg
HP EliteBook Revolve 810
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3437U, 11.6", 1.352 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad Helix
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3427U, 11.6", 2.5 kg
Dell XPS 18
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 18.4", 2.332 kg
Acer Aspire P3
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Acer Aspire R7
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 15.6", 2.4 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-09- 8 (Update: 2013-09- 8)