Asus launches the VivoBook Flip 14 TP401CA convertible notebook
Targeting the budget convertible market, Asus is now releasing the VivoBook Flip 14 TP401 powered by the energy-efficient “Kaby Lake-Y” Core m3-7Y30 CPUs that have a TDP of only 4.5 W. Asus also provides a more expensive model that has an increased RAM capacity and a higher resolution touchscreen, but we won’t be focusing on that model in this presentation.
The VivoBook Flip 14 TP401CA comes with a 14-inch 1366x768 IPS-grade touchscreen that features the special 360-degree hinge system, which allows the users to use the device in notebook mode, tablet mode, 'tent' mode, and 'entertainment' mode. The Core m3-7Y30 integrates 2 cores and 4 threads, and it is clocked at 1.0 GHz (base), but can go up to 2.6 GHz in turbo mode. It also includes 4 MB LLC, along with the Intel HD Graphics 615 iGPU. RAM capacity is limited to 4 GB LPDDR3 and for the storage solution Asus included 128 GB of eMMC memory.
Other notable features include:
• Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity
• 2x Asus SonicMaster speakers
• VGA webcam
• 1x USB 3.0 Type-C and 1x micro-USB 2.0 connectors
• 1x micro-HDMI
• audio jack
• SDXC card reader
• 39 Wh battery
• dimensions: 12.89 x 8.92 x 0.61 inches
• weight: 3.3 lbs
The ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 TP401CA is available for purchase directly from the official Asus site for US$549.